Rachel Farmer is a Brooklyn-based artist who hails originally from Provo, Utah—with a stop in between to earn an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She works in a variety of media, including hand-built ceramic sculpture, installation, photography and video. She was awarded a 2013–14 A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship, that culminated in a solo exhibition, Ancestors. Group exhibitions include Beyond the Bed Covers curated by Laura-Petrovich-Cheney (A.I.R. Gallery, NY), Torn and Fired: new work in collage and clay curated by Jason Andrew (Outlet Fine Art, Brooklyn), Illegitimate and Herstorical, curated by Emily Roysdon (A.I.R. Gallery, NY), #throwbackthursday / #flashbackfriday, juried by Scott Chasse and Hrag Vartanian (Calico, NY), and Land + Place + Performance, curated by Laura Allred Hurtado (Granary Arts, UT).

Rachel’s work is included in the Feminist Art Base (digital archive, Brooklyn Museum) and she was a resident artist, through the Artist Studios Program, at the Museum of Arts & Design (2016). Her most recent solo exhibition, Looking Forward, Looking Back, was on view at Granary Arts in Ephraim, UT from May 25-September 28, 2018. Currently, she has work on view in the exhibition Material Issues: Strategies in Twenty-First Century Craft at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art through June 2021. And she will be a fellowship artist at Greenwich House Pottery (NYC), Summer 2021.

NOTE: All ceramic sculptures in this series are made from high-fired stoneware clay and are unglazed. Standing figures are between 4.5-6 inches tall. Please get in touch for more detailed information.