Recent Press
News + Reviews:
Fresh Faces in Art: Eight L.A. Artists You Should Know
FABRIK Magazine
By Catlin Moore & Matthew Gardocki – Issue 20, Spring 2013
“Seemingly born from a desire to demonstrate the necessity of cognizance in our participation with the world, Rau’s exploratory performances highlight our innate leanings towards obliviousness and paranoia.”
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Orange County’s Indie Curators
KCET Artbound online
KCET Artbound
By Evan Senn – November 7, 2012
“[Rau is] exploring the cutting edge of O.C. art environs…”
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Jeff Rau: Trace Evidence
Long Beach Post
LB Post
By Sander R . Wolff – October 3, 2012
“…creating innovative, thoughtful, and engaging works in a variety of media.”
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In L.A.: Beta Release
Juxtapoz Magazine online
By Amy Duran – March 15, 2011
“amazingly curated … definitely something you should experience in person.”
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The Violent Bear It Away: 12 Artists Respond to Violence
Biola University Art Gallery
Curated and written by Jeff Rau – August 2012

This catalog for The Violent Bear It Away: 12 Artists Respond to Violence includes both artwork and statements from the exhibition originally shown at the Biola University Art Gallery, February 28th – March 21, 2013.
(online catalog available)

Be a Part of Art: Long Beach Arts Month
Arts Council for Long Beach
Long Beach Arts Month catalog – October 2012

This catalog for Long Beach Arts Month 2012 includes both artwork and statements from the exhibition Trace Evidence.
(online catalog available)

Made in California
Brea Art Gallery
Brea catalog
essay by Rebecca Morse – March 2012

MOCA Associate Curator Rebecca Morse juried and wrote the essay for this exhibition including work by Jeff Rau (winner of “Juror’s Choice Award”).
(gallery link)

You First
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
OCCCA catalog
October 2011

Curated by UFORA (Universal Festival of Relational Art) and featuring video, prints, and performance artifacts from Rau’s Climbing Trees project.
(gallery link)