Rachel Gisela Cohen was born and raised near the Great Swamp of New Jersey. She spent her youth attending the local environmental education center and raised butterflies in Monteverde, Costa Rica before returning for college in the United States. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Drew University with a double major in Art History and Studio Art and her Master's of Fine Art in Painting and Drawing from Pratt Institute with distinction.
Rachel is a multidisciplinary artist and educator living and working in Brooklyn, NY. She has worked as a museum educator and art instructor for Pratt Institute, the Montclair Art Museum, and Brooklyn Friends School. She has attended several artist residencies including the Vermont Studio Center, Cope NYC, Urban League of Essex and the Tyler School of Art. Her work has been exhibited in several institutions including the Montclair Art Museum, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey and Pierogi Gallery’s the Boiler.
Rachel Cohen Studio