RACHAEL JUZELER 

 RATCHET CONSTRUCTS. LLC

105 St. Ann’s Ave  |  Douglas, AK  99824  |  (907) 209-8599

 www.ratchetconstructs.com  |  rjuzeler@gmail.com  |  ratchetconstructs.llc@gmail.com

 

CREATIVE THOUGHT  |  WORK ETHIC  |  CONTRADICTION

 

 

AWARDS & GRANTS

 

2021 - Salmon Stocks - A series of fused glass panels representing Salmon and Salmon returns. A 1% for the Arts award, installed at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation.

2021 - Herring Catch - Hundreds of fused glass herring suspended in a net hanging overhead. A 1% for the Arts award, installed at the  Juneau International Airport.

2020 - Hidden Art/Hidden Message - Two series of mosaic scavenger hunt artworks to be installed in Juneau & Douglas. Funded by a CBJ Covid-19 Juneau ArtWorks Grant

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2020 - Red Herring  |  Alaska Pacific University  |  Anchorage AK  | (virtual)

2019 - ReConstructed ReFuse V  |  Juneau-Douglas City Museum  |  Juneau AK  

2019 - ReConstructed ReFuse IV  |  Sheldon Museum  |  Haines AK 

2019 - ReConstructed ReFuse III  |  Last Chance Mining Museum |  Juneau AK 

2018 - ReConstructed Refuse  |  The Canvas  |  Juneau AK 

2017 - Found  |  Bunnell Street Art Center | Homer AK

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Wrenches no.1  |  no.2  |  no.3 |  rust collection  |  Last Chance Mining Museum  |  Juneau AK

Ball Pein hammer no.2 | no.3 | no.4 | Missed  |  Hammer Museum permanent collection  |  Haines AK

Axe no.1 [red line] | Files [cut this out]  |  Juneau-Douglas City Museum permanent collection

Friend: Fencepost  |  Juneau-Douglas City Museum permanent collection

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

 

2021 - Welding intensive with Rusty Oliver  |  Seattle WA  

2020 - Tapestry with Richard Parrish  |  Bullseye Glass online

2020 - Business for Artists  |  Masterclass with Narcissus Quagliata online course

2020 - Fusing Forensics with Ted Sawyer  |  Bullseye Glass online

2019 - Mosaic Workshop incl. public installation  |  Provence France  

 

Bachelor of Arts; Evergreen State College 1992, with focus on ceramics and visual arts.

 

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE & BOARD POSITIONS

 

2020 - ReConstructed ReFuse: A 5-part Art Series  |  Rookery |  Juneau AK 

2019/2020 - Art Instructor - Glass, Mosaic, Plastic tectiles  |  Montessori AMP  |  Juneau AK 

2019/2020 - Exploratory Art in Glass  |  Juneau Community Charter School  |  Juneau AK

2019/2020 - Art Shop Instructor  |  Geneva Woods  |  Juneau, AK 

 

2015/present - Juneau Makerspace, Vice President/Operations Director 

2012/present - Douglas Community Gardens, Vice President 

*For complete resume list contact Rachael