Rachel is originally from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and began her student career at UTC in the Fall of 2015. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education, and plans to get certified to teach visual art to grades K-12. She has worked in multiple medias, and most enjoys working with oil pastels, colored pencils, collaging, and black and white media. During her time with the UTC Art Department, her work in oil pastels was selected to be shown in the Juried Student Art Exhibition of 2016. Rachel has also judged art in the Knoxville area at the 2017 Chalk Walk DogWood Arts Festival of Tennessee, and has participated with her own work in different events of the Festival in the years of 2011 and 2015. She began working at SCEA in July 2017, and plans to graduate from UTC in 2019.