started to paint simply for pleasure and very rapidly to my surprise
and delight, my work generated a great deal of interest. This inspired
me to experiment with innovative techniques and mixed media to develop
my own style. I aim to create bold, vibrant, emotive and energetic
canvases. The paintings range from representational images to textural
abstracts, from wildlife to majestic coastal scenes with a great deal in
between. I like to think that the use of striking colour is the
defining indicator of my work.
has participated in many exhibitions throughout the UK to wide acclaim ;
and has been published on calendars and Christmas and greetings cards.
She is regularly invited to exhibit at the Artshed Gallery in Ware,
Hertfordshire. Recently her work has been displayed at the Picturecraft
Gallery, Holt, Norfolk. Rachel paints both for exhibition and by private
and public commission.
latest large -scale commission is for the recently completed Child
Protection Unit of the Lister Hospital , Stevenage, Hertfordshire where
she will provide her unique style modern paintings to be hung in all its
rooms, helping to create a sympathetic and appropriate atmosphere.