Rachel Farmer

Ancestors Setting Down their Handcart, 2012, Digital C-print, 12 x 18 inches

Rachel Farmer is a Brooklyn-based artist, originally from Provo, Utah. Her art encompasses a variety of media including sculpture, drawing, photography and video. She was awarded a 2013–14 an A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship, which culminated in a solo exhibition. Group exhibitions include "Torn and Fired: new work in collage and clay" curated by Jason Andrew (Outlet Fine Art, Brooklyn), “Illegitimate and Herstorical,” curated by Emily Roysdon (A.I.R. Gallery, NY), “#throwbackthursday / #flashbackfriday,” juried by Scott Chasse and Hrag Vartanian (Calico, NY), and “Land + Place + Performance,” curated by Laura Allred Hurtado (Granary Art Center, UT). Her work is included in the Feminist Art Base (digital archive, Brooklyn Museum) and in the collection of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Rachel was a resident artist, through the Artist Studios Program, at the Museum of Arts & Design from February–May, 2016. She received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and teaches at the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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