Rachel Evans Grant is a visual artist and educator with an interest in promoting the importance of creative influence on communities. An An Atlanta native, Rachel is a former studio resident at the Goat Farm Arts Center and currently works from her home studio. 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 received a Bachelor’s degree in Art with a Psychology minor from Auburn University and 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. She has served 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 residency at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York City. She has been selected as an Art on the Atlanta BeltLine artist and her artwork is included in private and corporate collections including Hotels by Hilton and the DeSoto Savannah by Sotherly hotels.