Rachel Karr (b. 1982) is a painter living and working in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband, daughter, twin sons, and cats. She graduated with a BFA from Austin Peay State University in 2006. She began experimenting with a unique process of glazing with pigments during her time there and has continued to explore the process for over a decade.


From the Artist

While working as a commercial photographer, I became interested in Astrophotography which further cultivated my love and interest in the cosmos as a subject. Unable to photograph the many awe inspiring forms, colors, and depths of the universe I utilize painting to capture that vast beauty. Using a process of acrylic glazing and a variety of powder and mica based pigments I create sparkling luminous imagery often combining this with silhouettes to explore the universe within and around us all.

 
 
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