FSU Art BFA ’09 Rachel Rossin has opened a solo show titled Boohoo Stamina at Magenta Plains in New York, NY. On view April 17 – May 22, 2021, is a series of new gestural paintings based on renderings and environments she created digitally. The work considers the psychological mechanisms of processing loss and self-repair through the lens of technology.
Rachel Rossin is a New York-based multimedia artist and self taught programmer. Rossin is considered a pioneer of Virtual Reality art who synthesizes traditional art-making techniques, such as painting and sculpture, with new technology, examining the boundaries between the hyper-real and imaginary.
Since graduating from Florida State University, Rossin has shown artwork in solo exhibitions in New York as well as in museums in Basel, Riga, Istanbul, and Helsinki. She has garnered attention from publications such as Forbes, National Geographic, and Art Forum for her multi-media and installation art. In 2017, she was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the category of Arts and Style, and in 2019, she was recognized as a 2019 Notable Nole by Florida State University. Rossin was also a fellow in virtual reality research and development at the New Museum’s NEW INC in 2015.