Sightings

Seeing is Believing

See The Chief, her designs, and her investigations first-hand.

Sightings

Spring Fling Market at Studio Two Three

Craft Show

May 26 through Jun 02, 2024 | 11AM - 5PM

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
Studio Two Three, 109 W 15th St Richmond, VA

We will have our Galactic Goods in this Spring Fling Market. Come and support Virginia-based makers in this super fun makers market open May 25th - June 3rd 11AM - 5PM.

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WEAR | Contemporary Jewelry

Exhibition

Aug 20 through Oct 05, 2024

82.1121° W, 35.9301° N
Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

The Penland FOCUS Gallery presents WEAR, our annual exhibition exploring current interpretations and material usage in the field of contemporary jewelry. Wonderment, Seduction, and Artifice will feature jewelry that is futuristic and fantastical, slick, shimmery, and full of opulent trickery. The exhibition includes both emerging and established makers from throughout the US. Participating artists: Ben Dory, Adam Grinovich, Arthur Hash, Morgan Hill, Everett Hoffman, Jessica Jane Julius, Joanna Manousis, Bryan Parnham, Annika Pettersson, SaraBeth Post, Rachel Rader, Leslie Shershow, Mallory Weston, Laura Wood

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Renegade Craft San Francisco

Craft Show

Apr 06 through Apr 07, 2024 | 11-5

122.4194° W, 37.7749° N
Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion 2 Marina Blvd.

Shop from over 250 artists at Renegade San Francisco ~ featuring the best craft designers, artists, and creatives from SF and beyond! We’ll be there with ALL the Galactic Goods!

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Earrings Galore

Exhibition

Nov 25 through Jan 31, 2024 | Exhbition on view in person and online

75.1393° W, 38.7746° N
119 Front Street, Lewes, DE

Earrings Galore, is an annual juried exhibition, exemplifying a rich and diverse array of earrings made by emerging and established studio jewelers. Each artist’s unique approach to the earring format will be represented in a cohesive grouping of earrings. The exhibition is intended to create more access for the public to see art jewelry, cultivate connections with the community and provide an opportunity for visitors to add new pieces to their jewelry collections. On view at Heidi Lowe Gallery through the Winter Season.

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An Exploration of Glass Jewelry at UrbanGlass

Class

Jan 16 through Jan 20, 2024 | 5-9PM

74.0060° W, 40.7128° N
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY

This workshop is an in-depth introduction to glass jewelry made in the kiln and cold shop. Learn to create wearable glass forms featuring the brilliant patterns and colors conjured by fusing glass and then carving unique jewels from your kilnformed experiments. In this class, Rachel will cover a survey of jewelry design in combination with metal findings to create heirloom quality jewelry. No pre-requisite in glass or metal required, just a love for jewelry and a desire to learn.

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Make your Designs Pop with Powdercoating at Brooklyn Metal Works

Class

Jan 19 through Jan 20, 2024 | 10AM - 3PM

73.9442° W, 40.6782° N
640 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY

This workshop covers the use of a powdercoating gun, and the sifting method. Students will get an extensive introduction to all of the possibilities of powdercoating. Add a whole new set of pattern and color to your metal designs with this 2 day workshop! Join Rachel for a 2-day workshop at Brooklyn Metal Works, January 19-20, 10AM-3PM.

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Shiny Things at Kendall Reiss Gallery

Craft Show

Dec 08 through Jan 15, 2024

71.2662° W, 41.6771° N
469 Wood Street, Bristol, RI

Featuring the works of 24+ contemporary jewelers and artists including Rachel Rader, SHiNY THiNGS returns in 2023 to Kendall Reiss Gallery & Studio in Bristol, RI. Opening Reception: Saturday, December 9, 2023 5pm - 8pm. Exhibition Dates : December 8, 2023 - January 15, 2024

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Studio Two Three Holiday Market

Craft Show

Nov 25 through Dec 24, 2023

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
109 W 15th Street, Richmond, VA

Come shop local at Studio Two Three’s Holiday Market! We’re so thrilled to be a part of this super fun market featuring a wide array of locally made goods in Richmond, Virginia. The opening Mimosa Preview is Saturday, 11/25 and Sunday 11/26 from 9-11AM: For vendors and Studio Two Three donors, partners and supporters. They’ll will have mimosas, pastries, and coffee! The holiday market will be open daily November 25th - December 24th.

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Bizarre Market

Craft Show

Nov 25 through Dec 23, 2023

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
1812 West Main Street

Bizarre Market is Richmond’s much-loved handmade pop-up shop featuring the very best in handmade goods and artwork. They’ve been around since 2004! They LOVE the community of brilliant, funny, talented makers in Richmond. This year Bizarre Market will be hosted by the Visual Arts Center.

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Miracle in Manchester

Craft Show

Dec 23 through Dec 23, 2023 | 11-4

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
414 Hull Street, Richmond, VA

From Hatch Local to Benchtop Beer, and all the steps in between shop with local makers that can help you find a gift that says, “ I totally bought this weeks ago”. It’s a miracle in Manchester! At Hatch Local on Hull St, between 4th and 5th. Local makers will offer their wares for one last day of Christmas shopping at Hatch Local, Benchtop Brewing, and all the steps in between. Enjoy festive music, food, and drinks while you find the perfect gifts for your friends and family – and that one neighbor who got you a gift and so now you should get them something too…

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Unique Market DC

Craft Show

Dec 16 through Dec 17, 2023 | 10-4PM

38.9072° N, 77.0369° W
1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC

We’ll be at the Unique Market with our Galactic Goods, along with a beautifully curated roster of makers from the DMV area. Stop by and find amazing local gifts!

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Holiday Pop-Up at Alma's RVA Gallery

Craft Show

Dec 02 through Dec 02, 2023 | 12-3PM

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
224 W Brookland Park Blvd, Richmond, VA

Join us for this special event where we’ll have a large selection of handmade jewelry and gifts made by Rachel Rader of Ancient Truth Investigators at Alma’s RVA Gallery! We are so thrilled to be a part of this event along with fellow Richmond artists: Summer Bee Clay, Throws Like a Girl and Blue Skies Workroom. Come grab a glass of Prossecco and shop local!

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Craft + Design Richmond

Craft Show

Nov 17 through Nov 19, 2023

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
1500 E Main St, Richmond, VA

Craft + Design is a contemporary craft show, produced by the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, that has garnered a reputation for showcasing the finest in museum-quality craft. Craft + Design is held in the historic Main Street Station’s train shed and draws more than 10,000 people to shop the work of over 150 artists from all over the country. Come visit Rachel at the Ancient Truth Investigators booth!

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Earrings Galore at NYC Jewelry Week

Exhibition

Nov 14 through Nov 18, 2023

74.0060° W, 40.7128° N
251 Elizabeth Street, New York City, NY

Heidi Lowe Gallery is participating in NYCJW (New York City Jewelry Week) by doing a Pop Up Earring Galore Exhibition in a gallery space on 251 Elizabeth Street from November 14-18th. Earrings Galore, is an annual juried exhibition, exemplifying a rich and diverse array of earrings made by emerging and established studio jewelers. Each artist’s unique approach to the earring format will be represented in a cohesive grouping of earrings. The exhibition is intended to create more access for the public to see art jewelry, cultivate connections with the community and provide an opportunity for visitors to add new pieces to their jewelry collections. Rachel Rader of ATI will have a featured series of earrings from the Asteroid Collection in this traveling exhibition.

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Renegade Craft New York

Craft Show

Nov 11 through Nov 12, 2023 | 11AM-5PM

74.0060° W, 40.7128° N
125 W. 18th Street, New York City, NY

Shop from over 180 curated artists at Renegade New York! Support local and national small businesses while shopping creative goods and handmade gifts just in time for the holidays. We’ll be there with our Galactic Goods, we’d love to see you!

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Renegade Craft San Francisco

Craft Show

Nov 04 through Nov 05, 2023 | 11AM-5PM

122.4194° W, 37.7749° N
2 Marina Blvd. San Francisco, CA

Shop from over 250 artists at Renegade San Francisco ~ featuring the best artist-made gifts, creative small bizz goods, and handmade treasures, all in time for the holidays! Join us for a fun weekend supporting handmade. We’ll be there with ALL the Galactic Goods!

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Crafted VA in Norfolk

Craft Show

Oct 07 through Oct 07, 2023 | 12-6PM

76.2859° W, 36.8508° N
700 Orapax Street, Norfolk, VA 23507

We’ll be at this year’s Crafted VA show with 70+ makers! Come by and say hi!

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Moon Market in Richmond

Craft Show

Sep 01 through Sep 01, 2023 | 5-10PM

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
200 W. Marshall St. Richmond, Virginia

Come and see a slice of Richmond’s creative community in the Arts District, behind Gallery 5. Rachel will be at the Moon Market with her jewelry collection from the Ancient Truth Investigators, during First Fridays.

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Renegade Craft Brooklyn

Craft Show

Aug 19 through Aug 20, 2023 | 11AM-5PM Saturday and Sunday

73.9442° W, 40.6782° N
Greenpoint Waterfront, Brooklyn, NY

We’re so excited to return to Brooklyn for Renegade Craft August 19th + 20th! Rachel Rader, the artist behind ATI, will be there with a full line up of new jewelry. Shop creative goods at Renegade’s open-air summer market that comes with a waterfront view of the city from East River.

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Richmond Moon Market

Craft Show

Aug 04 through Aug 04, 2023 | 5-10PM

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
200 W. Marshall St. Richmond, Virginia

Rachel will be at the Moon Market with her jewelry collection from the Ancient Truth Investigators, during First Fridays in Richmond, VA. Come and see a slice of Richmond’s creative community in the Arts District, behind Gallery 5.

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Moon Market in Richmond

Craft Show

Jul 07 through Jul 07, 2023 | 5-10PM

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
200 W. Marshall Street Richmond, Virginia

Rachel will be at the Moon Market with her jewelry collection from the Ancient Truth Investigators, during First Fridays in Richmond, VA. Come and see a slice of Richmond’s creative community in the Arts District, behind Gallery 5.

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Richmond Makers Market

Craft Show

Jul 01 through Jul 01, 2023 | 12-6PM

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
212 W 6th St, Richmond, VA

Richmond Maker’s Market is July 1st, 12-6PM at Basic City Brewery. Meet 35+ local makers at an indoor art market and craft show for Richmond’s newest, greatest, and most extraordinary creators. Rachel will be there with a collection of Galactic Goods. Come by and say hi!

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An Exploration of Glass Jewelry

Class

Jun 18 through Jun 23, 2023

35.7143° N, 83.5102° W
556 PARKWAY, GATLINBURG, TN

Join Rachel Rader for an in-depth investigation of glass jewelry made in the kiln and carved in the coldshop at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, in Gatlinburg, TN.

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Unique Market DC

Craft Show

May 20 through May 21, 2023

38.9072° N, 77.0369° W
1309 5th Street NE

Ancient Truth Investigators will have a booth at Unique Market in Washington, DC! Come by and meet Rachel Rader, the artist behind ATI, and all the handmade jewelry and objects that are a part of her story. Unique Market will be at Union Market.

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Moon Market in Richmond

Craft Show

May 05 through May 05, 2023 | 5-10PM

37.5407° N, 77.4360° W
200 W. Marhall Street

Rachel will be at the Moon Market with her jewelry collection from the Ancient Truth Investigators, during First Fridays in Richmond, VA. Come and see a slice of Richmond’s creative community in the Arts District, behind Gallery 5.

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Galactic Selfies and Iconic Discoveries of Archer Adler

Exhibition

Jan 19 through Mar 16, 2023

37.5407° N, 77.4360° W
224 W. Brookland Park Blvd.

A solo exhibition at Alma’s RVA in Richmond, Virginia of new work by The Chief, (Rachel Rader). In this exhibition objects serve as relics of Archer’s explorations of time: iconic discoveries uncovered of the “big bang” found in core samples, primordial ooze sourced from the dawn of micro-organisms, and galactic selfies of Archer traveling through time and space.

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Performance Part 2

Performance

Mar 04 through Mar 04, 2023 | 5:00 PM EST

37.5407° N, 77.4360° W
224 West Brookland Park Blvd. Richmond, VA

A live performance of the latest discoveries from ATI, at Alma’s RVA.

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Renegade Craft Seattle

Craft Show

Jul 16 through Jul 17, 2022 | 11-5

47.6062° N, 122.3321° W
6310 NE 74th Street

ATI will be a vendor July 16 & 17, 11-5! Renegade brings local and national creatives Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park, 6310 NE 74th Street.

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Renegade Craft Chicago

Craft Show

May 21 through May 22, 2022 | 11-6

87.6298° W, 41.8781° N
Clark St. between W. Bryn Mawr Ave. + W. Edgewater Ave.

ATI will be a vendor May 21st and 22nd, 11-6! Renegade brings local and national creatives to Andersonville on Clark St. between W. Bryn Mawr Ave. + W. Edgewater Ave.

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Richmond Makers Market

Craft Show

May 07 through May 07, 2022 | 12-6

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
212 West Sixth Street

Shop with 40 local makers for Mother’s Day! ATI will will have a booth at the market: Saturday May 7th, 12-6pm at Basic City Brewery.

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Renegade Craft Austin

Craft Show

Apr 23 through Apr 24, 2022 | 11-5pm

30.2672°, 97.7431°
1100 E. 5th St. Austin, TX 78702

ATI will be a vendor April 23rd and 24th, 11-5! Renegade brings local and national creatives to Fair Market’s airy quonset, reflecting the city’s vibe: welcoming, bright, and vibrating with fresh voices. They have two events per year – one in the Spring and one on Shop Small weekend, so come on out and support amazing artists and celebrate creative community!

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Mushroom Mania

Craft Show

Apr 16 through Apr 16, 2022

37.5407°, 77.4360°
4300 Williamsburg Avenue Richmond, Virginia.

ATI will be a vendor at the Mushroom Mania V! It’s a celebration of the mysterious, magical, and mouthwatering marvel – MUSHROOMS! This is the fifth annual fungi fest to honor the creative influence, culinary delights, health benefits, and historic significance of the fungi kingdom. 40+ vendors, mushroom growers, speakers, film, music, food, craft beer, costume contest, dancing and more. See you April 16th from 12:00 - 5:00 PM at Stone Brewing Company 4300 Williamsburg Avenue Richmond, Virginia.

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Quirk Gallery

Exhibition

Nov 18 through Jan 02, 2022

77.4360° W, 37.5407° N
Richmond, Virginia

Sparkle Plenty: a group exhibition of contemporary jewelry at Quirk Gallery in Richmond, VA. Opening reception is Thursday, November 18th 5-8pm. Rachel Rader will exhibit a collection from her String Theory Series in this holiday show.

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Heller Gallery

Exhibition

Nov 18 through Jan 01, 2022

74.0060° W, 40.7128° N
New York City, NY

Re-formation: A group show of wearable objects. Opens mid-November, in alignment with the NYC Jewelry Week. Featuring works by: Jessica Jane Julius, Alison Siegel, Anjali Srinivasan, Biba Shutz, Deborah Czeresko, Victoria Ahmadizadeh Melendez, Chris Wolston, Rachel Rader, Tamas Abel, Nickki Coupe, Grace Whiteside, Amber Cowan, Joanna Manousis, and Erica Rosenfeld. Rachel Rader will exhibit a collection of contemporary jewelry from her String Theory Collection. Opening is November 18th, 6-8pm.

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Renegade Craft Brooklyn

Craft Show

Dec 04 through Dec 05, 2021

40.6782° N, 73.9442° W
79 Franklin Street

Rachel will be at Renegade Brooklyn with a collection of jewelry! Renegade Craft’s mission is to create an inspiring communal platform that’s powered by a community of independent artists and design enthusiasts, and curated with beautiful, handmade goods. December 4+5, 11am-5pm.

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Renegade Craft NYC

Craft Show

Nov 13 through Nov 14, 2021 | 11am-5pm

40.7128° N, 74.0060° W
125 West 18th Street

Rachel will be at Renegade NYC with a collection of jewelry! Renegade Craft’s mission is to create an inspiring communal platform that’s powered by a community of independent artists and design enthusiasts, and curated with beautiful, handmade goods. November 13 + 14, 11am-5pm at booth number 104.

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Metalwerx

Exhibition

Jun 24 through Jul 31, 2021

71.2356° W, 42.3765° N
Waltham, Massachusetts

Metalwerx and Monique Rancourt Artisan Gallery have collaborated to present a summer exhibition entitled Outside the Lines. The show explores the use of color jewelry in both traditional and unconventional methods from different applications including powder coating, enameling, stone setting, patinas and more. Rachel will have a collection of designs in the show!

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UrbanGlass

Class

Jun 22 through Jun 26, 2020 | 6:00PM-10:00PM

73.9742° W, 40.6921° N
Brooklyn, NY

Rachel Rader is teaching a class at UrbanGlass called, “Fuse it, Carve it, Wear it: Jewelry Design with Kilnformed Glass”.

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Renegade Craft

Craft Show

Apr 04 through Apr 05, 2020 | 11:00AM-6:00PM

122.4301° W, 37.8076° N
San Francisco, CA

POSTPONED. Connect with Rachel Rader, the maker and artist behind the Ancient Truth Investigators project at the Renegade Craft Fair, in San Francisco. The String Theory Collection will be on view and available for purchase.

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Gallery 2052

Exhibition

Mar 18 through Mar 31, 2020

87.6298° W, 41.8781° N
Chicago, IL

Rachel has a pair of Red Loops from the String Theory Collection in a group show titled “Mad For Hoops”, that opens March 18th with a reception from 4-8PM. This exhibition explores new takes on the hoop earring, made by an array of contemporary jewelers.

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Bullseye Projects Gallery

Exhibition

Dec 07 through Jan 31, 2018 | 6pm-8pm

45.5231° N, 122.6765° W
300 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Bullseye Projects Gallery showcases a new collection of Chakra Enhancers by Ráchel Räder, the Chief Investigator.

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UrbanGlass Gallery

Exhibition

Sep 06 through Oct 28, 2017 | 6-8pm

40.6782° N, 73.9442° W
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

The Chief Investigator, Ráchel Räder, has a mobile lab in a group show at the UrbanGlass Gallery, curated by John Drury, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of UrbanGlass. CLUE: Mr. Drury with Eyes Wide Open. Opening reception is September 6th from 6-8pm.

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Origin Gallery

Exhibition

Jun 02 through Jul 15, 2017 | 6-8pm

36.8508° N, 76.2859° W
300 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510

The Ancient Truth Investigators participate in the Geological Alignment Society (GAS) Conference, and showcase their latest findings at the Origin Gallery. Curated by Kim McKinnis and Kelsie McNair, this installation incorporates findings from Jáson Bland-förd (Linguistics Specialist), Åmy Lêmaire (Energy Assessment Specialist), Amända Patenaûdé (of the HAPPI Institute) and Ráchel Räder (the Chief Investigator). View images from the exhibition HERE.

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Wheaton Arts

Performance

Jun 10 through Jun 10, 2017

39.4021° N, 75.0393° W
1000 Village Dr, Millville, NJ 08332

The Chief Investigator, Ráchel Räder, and Energy Assessment Specialist, Åmy Lêmaire, examine the energies of Millville, NJ.

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Glass Art Society Conference

Performance

Jun 02 through Jun 02, 2017 | 9-10pm

36.8508° N, 76.2859° W
759 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510

The Ancient Truth Investigators test the limitless potential of Chakral energies present in their collection of specimens. Using specialized laboratory equipment that harnesses frequencies of light and sound, the team demonstrates the power of elements such as Petrified Spongy Coral, Banded Strattite and Illumite Crystal.

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MAD|Museum of Arts and Design

Performance

Apr 29 through Apr 29, 2017 | 3-4pm

40.7128° N, 74.0060° W
2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

The team performs a series of experiments that showcases the energetic potential of the Elements found thus far by the Chief.

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MAD|Museum of Arts and Design

Residency

Jan 31 through Jan 31, 2017 | 10am - 5pm

40.7128° N, 74.0060° W
2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

While in residence at MAD Museum of Arts and Design, The Chief Investigator, Ráchel Räder, is exploring recent discoveries and talking about upcoming excavations to visitors. Join Räder every Tuesday from 10am- 5pm in the Artist Studios on the 5th floor.

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Wheaton Arts

Residency

Sep 07 through Oct 02, 2016

39.4021° N, 75.0393° W
1000 Village Dr, Millville, NJ 08332

The Chief Investigator, Ráchel Räder, takes residence in Millville, NJ to investigate the particular energies of this location.

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