For several years, I have been creating artwork made up of small found objects and re-purposed materials. I like to look through the lens of seeing everything as a possible art material. I am inspired by Nature, Color, Form, and Female Architypes. I am fascinated by the way small parts work together to create the larger image and story. The process of creating my artwork is meditative. From the smallest levels to the largest, we are all made from the same tiny particles and our thoughts and actions radiate out in waves.
Rachel Ann Cross is an artist, musician, and educator who has been working in the DC area for over 25 years. Her vibrant artistic vision and sense of social justice are heavily informed by her experiences growing up in Los Angeles. Rachel is also an adamant hiker and Nature lover. These themes feature prominently in her artwork. Rachel’s artwork continues to be exhibited in galleries, private collections, homes, and office spaces throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. Rachel holds a BFA in fine arts from the Corcoran School of Art. Additionally, she studied in N.Y. and Paris through Parsons School of Design. Rachel is currently an artist-in-residence for the City of Greenbelt, MD.