Rachel Mackay (b. 1988, London) is an emerging artist based in Sydney whose work explores the relationship between the body and nature. Working in a variety of scales and mediums, her practice incorporates painting, performance, photography and video.


Her debut solo exhibition Currents was held in November 2021 at Ninety Three Bourke in Sydney. Following this, received representation from The Gallerist. Rachel released her latest collection Cocoons exclusively through The Gallerist in May 2022.


Alongside her artistic practice, Rachel works in film and TV as a production designer / art director. Since completing a degree in Visual Communication at UTS in 2010, Rachel has worked across Copenhagen, Melbourne and Sydney. She co-founded the art/architecture collective Studio Rain in 2019. Their projects Atmosphere and Atmosphere: A Revival received grants from the National Gallery of Victoria, and were exhibited at Melbourne Design Week in 2019 and 2020 respectively. Atmosphere: A Revival was also longlisted for a Dezeen award.


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