Rachel received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1999 and MFA from Ohio University in 2006. She has participated in residencies at Red Star Studios in Kansas City and Craft Alliance in St. Louis. She has exhibited in numerous galleries and Art fairs, including Brookside and Plaza. Currently, she resides in Lee's Summit, MO with her husband and two creative daughters. She teaches adult wheel throwing classes at the Kansas City Clay Guild.