Distinctive, figurative paintings by a local artist
Sharing the Shadows
The End of the Story
Dangerous and Noble Things
Rachel was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, graduating in 1991. She bases her work on a narrative, using short stories or poetry as inspiration and creating a scene or an idea in drawings. Focusing mainly on the female figure, shapes and contours of the body are used to create a strong composition, coupled with rich colours, shadow and an ambience of light. She uses traditional oil painting techniques and embraces the convention of the classical composition – but with a contemporary twist.
Rachel is influenced by painters such as Paula Rego and Frida Khalo. She currently lives and works in London where the majority of her exhibitions are held.