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Yellow pinecone 9

Rachel Nelson
Cambridge, MA

About the Artist

Rachel Aurora received her B.A. in Studio Art and Environmental Studies from Middlebury College (2018) and currently lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her debut solo exhibition, “A Second Look: Pinecones and Birch through Portraiture” opened in her hometown of Claremont, NH in April 2019 in the John D. Bennett Atrium Gallery of the Claremont Opera House. Her paintings have also been featured in the 26th Annual Student Show of the Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA and the Intercollegiate Regional of the The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy NY.

While at Middlebury, her wo…

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About the Artist

Rachel Aurora received her B.A. in Studio Art and Environmental Studies from Middlebury College (2018) and currently lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her debut solo exhibition, “A Second Look: Pinecones and Birch through Portraiture” opened in her hometown of Claremont, NH in April 2019 in the John D. Bennett Atrium Gallery of the Claremont Opera House. Her paintings have also been featured in the 26th Annual Student Show of the Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA and the Intercollegiate Regional of the The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy NY.

While at Middlebury, her work was published in The Birch at Columbia University and in Blackbird Student Magazine at Middlebury College. She conducted several group exhibitions at Middlebury on topics ranging from feminism and science to human ecology.

She has an avid interest in food systems reform, ecological justice and healing, and regenerative agriculture.

Artist’s Work

Cynthias knee
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Cynthia's Knee

By Rachel Nelson

Pinecone 3
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Pinecone #3

By Rachel Nelson

Searching 3
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Searching

By Rachel Nelson

Lotus 1
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Lotus 1

By Rachel Nelson

Cynthia laying down
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Cynthia Laying Down

By Rachel Nelson

On the ground 2
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On The Ground

By Rachel Nelson

Beth
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Beth

By Rachel Nelson

Yellow pinecone 9
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Yellow Pinecone #9

By Rachel Nelson

Lichen
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Lichen

By Rachel Nelson

Lotus 2 2
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Lotus 2

By Rachel Nelson

Neighbors 2
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Neighbors

By Rachel Nelson

Datura
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Datura

By Rachel Nelson

Selected Exhibitions

  • Middlebury College
    Middlebury VT, 2019
  • Arts at the Armory
    Somerville MA, 2019
  • John D. Bennett Atrium Gallery, Claremont Opera House
    Claremont, NH, 2019
  • Copley Society of Art
    Boston MA, 2018
  • The Arts Center of the Capital Region
    Troy NY,

Education

  • Middlebury College, BA in Environmental Studies and Studio Art
    Middlebury, VT,2018