She has taught at the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, University of Ghana in West Africa, James Madison University and Southern Illinois University. She has a BFA in Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute, an MA in Art History and Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has been the founder/director of the Murphysboro School of Art for nine years. In June 2017 she started a year sabbatical in the studio.
Come see Rachel's exhibit at the Varsity Center in Carbondale from Feb. 8 through March 5, 2019 (flyer below).