Rachel is a representational artist exploring a liminal realism, meaning an imaginative space of the mind. My paintings have a strong narrative quality and my goal is to achieve an emotional connection to the viewer. New York City, natural settings and people inhabit my paintings. I currently create acrylic paintings on canvas, drawing in pencil, pastel and wash, pastel and gouache (mixed media), silverpoint, and rod and other puppets Studied at the Art Students League, both as a teen and currently 3 Year merit scholarship winner in Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts Attended The School of Visual Arts in Fine Art City College of New York BA in Art History Exhibition: “Small Works” exhibit, current 1/15, at the Manhattan Bough Presidents Offiice Holiday Show, Art Students League, December 2014 Skylight Gallery, in Chelsea, NYC December 2014 Art Students League, student concourse April 2014 Plevan Gallery in Soho 2013 Created puppets for off-Broadway WorldwidePants Theatre Festival of WritopiaLab 2012-2014 Photo collage editorial illustrations appeared in New York Times Sunday review of books, Natural History magazine etc. Article about my photo collages and a portfolio of my photo-collages appeared in Modern Photography Magazine June 1979 Created props for commercial photographers when an illusion was needed for the camera, such as mini enviroments, falling cups of liquid, etc. Group shows at the Skirball Center NY NY in 2012 Solo show of collage, graphics, and watercolors Gallery Brooklyn, NY
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