Rachel’s sculptures brim with personality and character. These are qualities that the sculptress seeks above anatomical perfection and photo realism.
She is now living with Matt and their three young children Basil, Clay and Skye on their small holding in the rural setting of the Herefordshire South Wales border.
Animal husbandry and self sufficiency is perhaps a greater ambition than making Art, which is why she is perhaps so confident and unconcerned with traditional portraiture.
I single out the ‘odd-ball’, the ‘bold’, the ‘poser’, the ‘bewildered’ and the ‘quirky’. I’m less concerned with making copies of nature and more interested in the life within the creature.