I’m Rachel Brown Smith, a Portland-based artist attending Graduate School at PNCA. In my work, I strive to express my own unique way of seeing and being. I endeavor to express the spirit of the contemporary bohemian, and to arouse viewers to a new consciousness of the beauty, depth, and interconnectedness of the world.
Employing a saturated color palette and luminous and textural media ranging from illustration markers to textiles, I hope to inspire my viewers to engage with the present moment, in order to evoke compassion and harmony with the earth and its inhabitants. Utilizing chromatic colors, dynamic line work and complex multi-layered patterns, and moved by a “handmade” ethos, I aim to create art that radiates beauty and buzzes with visual meaning.
My work is largely informed by my journeys. I have volunteered in Guatemala, worked…
- Born on August 10
- Joined June 13, 2010