Rachel Fawn Alban


School of Visual Arts 

• MPS Art Therapy (2007)

• BFA Art Education, dual major Graphic Design (1999) 

Group Exhibitions

2018 Metro Texture 111, Street Photography Show. Con Artist Collective, NY, NY.
2018 Faces & Voices of Manhattan's Neighborhood Storefronts, curated by James & Karla Murray. Jefferson Market Library NYPL, NY, NY.
2017 Urban Art Collection: Photography Documenting NYC Hip Hop Culture. Presented by Queens Hip Hop Festival and LIC Arts Open. Long Island City, Queens.
2014  5Pointz NYC. Google Arts & Culture online gallery curated by Street Art NYC.
2014  Fridge Art Fair. Street Art NYC Collective booth. Long Island City, Queens.
2014 Pho-To-Graffs: Images of Hip Hop, Graffiti & Urban Culture. Gold Coast Art Center, Great Neck, Long Island.
2013 East River Ferry gallery at Photoville. Brooklyn, NY.
2012 “My Empire State Building.” Empire State Building 5th Avenue Gallery, NY, NY.
2006 "Doors, Mirrors, Windows." Visual Arts Gallery, NY, NY.

Articles, Interviews, and Photo Essays

ArtBreakOUT.com The Living Museum at Creedmoor in Queens Village to Host Open House on Thursday, March 7 Photographer, Author. 3/5/19

StreetArtNYC.org: 2014-present. Collaborate with the Street Art NYC collective to document and present the best of street art, graffiti, and public art throughout NYC and beyond. Selected highlights include:

UntappedCities.com: 2013-present. Develop stories and guided tours in collaboration with Untapped Cities, an online magazine about urban discovery and exploration which has 1,500,000+ views/month.

Selected Untapped Arts & Culture coverage: 

5Pointz Untapped Coverage:

Central Park Untapped  coverage: 

Untapped Cities Tours

2019 Organize and lead visit to The Living Museum, co-hosted with Lois Stavsky

2018 Lead Walkthroughs of the MoSA Museum of Street Art, co-hosted with Curator, Marie Flageul

Contributing Photographer, Books

  • Scott, Kay. 5Pointz: A Community of Artists. Heinemann, 2017
  • Cropsey, Melinda. A Quiet Happy Place - A Children’s Introduction to the Labyrinth. Self published, 2017

Press features and mentions

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