About The Artist

Rachel Maxi is a painter of light whose compositions often frame the forgotten corners and odd spaces of contemporary life. In the last 15 years, her paintings have mostly depicted the light and color of urban landscape in the Northwest, as well as Southern California. Rachel's paintings have been featured at Seattle Art Museum as well as Tacoma Art Museum. A very prolific painter; her work can be found in numerous private and public collections including the City of Seattle and Swedish Hospital. She has been a participant in Poncho in 2004, 2006 and in 2008, an Artistic Merit Award Winner. She was participating artist in Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Emerging Public Artist Roster, resulting in a Public installation for Electric Gallery in the Seattle Light Transfer Station on Western Avenue, and a GAP Grant recipient in 2006. She had a solo show at G. Gibson Gallery in 2010, as well as participation in several group shows. More recently, she has turned her gaze toward still life paintings of oysters and things around her home. Her work is featured at Amo Art in Waitsburg, Washington through November 2nd, 2013.