I’m Rachel, a Junior at Missouri State University studying Art, Creative Writing and Spanish. I don’t know exactly what I want to do with my life. What I do know is that it has to do something with art, my true passion.
For the most part, my work is driven by my reading, traveling and spirituality. I have volunteered in Guatemala, worked on the Navajo Indian Reservation, meditated with the Ishaya Monks and roamed much of the continental United States.
This previous semester I studied abroad in Malaga Spain, which gave me the opportunity to dance Flamenco with gypsies, ride a camel in Morocco, camp in the Sahara desert and explore grottos in Portugal. In the last year I have wandered from the Parthenon to the Pantheon and through 16 countries in-between.
Through it all, this planet has dazzled me with her art, her languages, her cultures and most of all, her people, who imprint upon my heart and allow me to view things with fresh eyes, a childlike perception, a mind open to new ways to combine and create.
For me, my goal is to create something new, something colorful, full of symbols and meaning, to tell a story that only I can tell, to breath life into paint, to become fleetingly Godlike in that harmonious moment of creation.
Thanks for dropping by my page; I hope you enjoy.
Current Residence: Springfield
Favourite genre of music: Psychedelic Rock and Techno
Favourite photographer: Lori Dix
Favourite style of art: Psychedelic, Post-impressionism Pre-Raphaelite
Operating System: PC unfortunately
Personal Quote: "I do not do drugs, I am drugs," -Salvador Dali