Rachel Evans is a visual artist, passionate educator and ambassador with an interest in promoting the importance of creative influence on communities. An Atlanta native, Rachel is a studio resident at the Goat Farm Arts Center. As an artist it is her priority to create artwork that exudes adeptness in craft and technique, is aesthetically emotion- evoking, and can spark discussion amongst viewers.
Rachel is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design [SCAD] earning an M.F.A. in Painting and M.A. in Arts Administration. During her graduate studies she interned with David Zwirner Gallery in New York city, worked in the studio of contemporary American artist Lesley Dill and with the estate of influential abstract artist Mildred Thompson in Atlanta, Georgia. Rachel received a Bachelor’s degree in Art with a Psychology minor from Auburn University. She serves as a volunteer art instructor with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite and has taught art workshops with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. She strongly believes that art is a tool for increased interpersonal communication and avenue of self- expression accessible to all.
This artist has exhibited throughout the United States, in France and completed a 2010 residency at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York City. She is currently represented by Brickworks Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia where she is preparing for a 2018 solo exhibition. In 2016 Brickworks was named “Best New Art Gallery” by Atlanta Magazine. Rachel’s artwork is included in private and corporate collections including the DeSoto Savannah by Sotherly hotel, and has been acquired by both Auburn University and the Savannah College of Art and Design.