Rachel grew up in the beautiful Staffordshire countryside which is where her love for landscape painting began. Following a BTEC Diploma in Art & Design at Loughborough University, Rachel gained a place at Falmouth College of Arts where she studied for three years, graduating in 2006 with a BA (Hons) degree in Illustration. This time spent in Cornwall cemented her love for the coast and all it has to offer. After graduating, she moved to South Wales alongside her first illustration job for BBC Wales which was to produce a range of children's illustrations for educational books. Alongside working as a freelance illustrator, she sold her paintings through art fairs and worked on private commissions. From 2007 Rachel painted from her studio onsite her own art gallery business in Cardiff, where she curated and directed a diverse range of exhibitions, showing and selling mainly Welsh artist's work. She gained a valuable insight in to the fine art market through these years, but wanting to further her own practice saw her return to full time painting in 2012. Rachel now lives and works in Mumbles, 'The Gateway to the Gower' with her husband and two young children. She paints from her studio in Langland or outside on location when the Welsh weather permits!
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Commissions & Licensing
Rachel works from sketchbooks, photographs and memory; using a range of media, mainly oils, on gesso wooden panels, canvas and paper.
Rachel is available for freelance illustration work. She also designs a range of illustrated prints, cards and ceramics which she sells directly to the public and wholesale to shops and galleries. These can be found on the Illustration page of this site and can be bought through her shop here. For wholesale enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All works, unless marked as sold are for sale and it is possible to buy either directly or if in an exhibition from listed galleries.
Rachel is open to commission and licensing enquiries. Please email her using the contact form or email: email@example.com