Rachel is a forth generation metalworker from Rosendale, Wisconsin. Industrial and traditional metalsmithing materials such as concrete, steel, copper and silver influence her current artistic work. Rachel is interested in material exploration through testing the limitations of these materials and their relationship with one another. Rachel has been instructing at Fritz and Friends for a year and a half along with working at Smith Shop in Corktown, Detroit. Rachel previously worked at the Heidi Lowe Gallery, a contemporary art jewelry gallery in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Rachel received her BFA from the University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee in 2012.