Rachel Garrard

Born in 1984 in Devon and now living and working in New York, Rachel Garrard received her BA (Hons) in Fashion Design from the Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, where she also studied metal work. Two years later, she received her MFA from the Byam Shaw School of Art under a full scholarship, followed by workshops in the art of soldering at NYC Resistors in the same year. Recent solo exhibitions include Vessel at Klemens Gallser & Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York (2014) and group exhibitions include Black and White, Nancy Margolis Gallery, and Dark Map, Lesley Heller Gallery (both New York, 2014), as well as exhibitions in Miami, St Petersburg, Berlin and London. Garrard is the recipient of the Performance Art Award at the first-ever holographic projection art awards hosted by Musion in 2009.