Rachel Deane is a California based artist, who was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a BFA in Painting and an MA in Art + Design Education from the Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA in Art Studio from the University of California, Davis. She has been an artist in residence at The Chautauqua School of Art, The Vermont Studio Center, and The Wassaic Project. She has shown nationally in California, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Florida, and Texas. Her work has been collected by the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art.