Originally from the Highlands of Scotland, Rachel came south to study Animation at the Edinburgh College of Art, graduating in 1999. Over the years since she has worked on several short hand drawn films. More recently she began to focus on printmaking. She currently works from her studio in Leith at Coburg House Art studios. She also continues to keep close ties with the Edinburgh College of Art tutoring part time in their Animation department.
Rachel was mentored by Debi Gliori.