Rachel’s installations, wall drawings and works on paper have been featured throughout the Twin Cities, the Midwest and Nationally. Rachel has received Artist Initiative grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board in 2009, 2014 and 2017, a fellowship from the Walker Art Center and maintains an active studio practice in NE Minneapolis. Rachel Breen received her BA from the Evergreen State College and her MFA from the University of Minnesota. Rachel is a professor of painting and drawing at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, MN. Rachel Breen is a visual artist whose practice utilizes non-traditional materials and exhibition spaces and explores social concerns through drawing, installation and performance. She uses a sewing machine, one that is often unthreaded, for the mark it helps her make and also for the way it embeds ideas of repair and connection into her work
Rachel's ArtPrize Entries
These are Rachel's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.