portrait of Rachel Church

Rachel Church

Rachel Church is an intermedial artist, book artist, and printmaker working in Maine. Her current work explores gender issues through food and material culture, particularly cookbooks. She has a B.A. in Art with a concentration in Printmaking and Entrepreneurial Studies, and a B.F.A. in Studio Art with a minor in Book Arts, both from the University of Southern Maine. In 2008, she was an intern at the Engine House Press, on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine, and in 2009 she spent a year printing with the Peregrine Press in Portland, thanks to the Kate Mahoney Memorial Scholarship. More recently, she was honored to be selected as the Baxter State Park 2018 Artist in Residence. She is currently a member of Running with Scissors Studios in Portland, Maine, and teaches printmaking and bookmaking workshops.


Tomato & Cheese Sandwich, performance with audio, 2018

Tomato Cheese Open Faced Sandwich, mailed postcards with pocket, inkjet on paper, 2018

Mable and Beverly and Liza and Rachel, glass beads, cotton fabric, fiberfill, ceramic plate, and thread, 2018

cook/share, interactive installation, 2019