RACHEL LOUISE BROWN GRADUATED FROM THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART IN 2011 (MA PHOTOGRAPHY), FOLLOWING A CRITICAL CERTIFICATE IN PHOTOGRAPHY IN 2009 (SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC) AND BA (HONS) PHOTOGRAPHY ( LONDON COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION) IN 2008. BROWN HAS EXHIBITED AND COMPLETED ARTIST RESIDENCIES INTERNATIONALLY AND IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON A SOLO SHOW AT THE PALM BEACH PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE, OPENING IN MARCH 2018. 

ALONGSIDE HER PRACTICE, BROWN IS PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR OF HARPER'S BAZAAR AND TOWN & COUNTRY (UK EDITIONS) AND REGULARLY MENTORS STUDENTS AT UAL. SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WORKED FOR STEVEN KLEIN (PRODUCTION), BRITISH VOGUE (FREELANCE PICTURE EDITOR) AND BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHER, TIM WALKER (STUDIO MANAGER).

BROWN IS A CONTRIBUTING WRITER FOR See W -  http://see-w.com/journal 

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EDUCATION 
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011 - The Royal College of Art, MA Photography (Distinction) 
Sep 2005 - Jun 2008 - LCC. University of The Arts, London- Ba Hons Photography
Sep 2003 - May 2005 - Batley School of Art & Design - BTEC National Diploma - Photography

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
CURRENT

Oct 2014 - March 2018 - Artist in Residence & Lecturer, Palm Beach Centre of Photography. Florida, USA

PREVIOUS

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014 - Artist in Residence, Pinsent Masons, London
May - Jun 2014 - Zafferana Etnea, International Artist in Residence. Sicily
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011 - Le Cite International des Arts. Artist in Residence, Paris
Aug 2010 - Sep 2010 - Pour L'instant, International Photography Residency. Niort, France
Aug 2008 - May 2009 - The School of Visual Arts, Photo Global. New York

LECTURING

Feb 2016 - PRESENT - Mentor, University of the Arts, London
Nov 2014 - The Princes Trust Drawing School, London
Oct 2014 - Guest lecturer, Palm Beach Photographic Center, Florida
May 2014 - Guest lecturer, ABADIR. Catania, Sicily
July 2011 - Faculty, Intensive Summer Residency. School of Visual Arts. New York
Feb 2011 - Guest lecturer & critique class chair, Photo Global. School of Visual Arts. New York
Oct 2009 - April 2012 - Photography Mentor. International School of Creative Arts, Greater London


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Flash Forward. Magenta Foundation. 2017 TBA

Simulations, The Palm Beach Photographic Center. March 2018

Balti: Unmeasured Measurements - screening, Fabric of India, 27th Nov 2015. V&A Museum, London
The Last Breath (Group Show). 4th December 2015. Clearlake Hotel, Kensington, London
The Ballad of Fire Mountain (Solo Show). 15th Nov - 16th Dec 2014. Opus Gallery, Stow on the Wold
Phantasy. Pinsent Masons Commission (Solo Show). Opening 26th Sept 2014, Pinsent Masons, London
Filia, in conjunction with Feminism in London 2014 (group show). Oct 2014. I'klectik Gallery and the Institute of Education, London
National Open Art Competition (Group Show). 18th Sept - 25th Oct 2014. Somerset House, London
Ballata per il Monte di Fuoco (Solo Show) Comune di Zafferana Etnea. 8th June - 30th June 2014. Zafferana Etnea, Sicily
Selected Works. Ritmo Gallery (Solo Show). 21st May - 3rd June 2014. Catania, Sicily
The Curated Ego, National Portrait Gallery, London. Jan 2014
The Malevolent Eye. Opus Gallery (Solo Show). Nov 2nd - Dec 4th 2013
Boutographies 13th Edition. Pavilion Populaire. Montpellier. March 2013
London Art Fair. Islington Design Centre. London. Jan 2012
Fresh Cream. Opus Art, Newcastle. Sep - Nov 2011
Show RCA. Testbed 1, London. Jun - Jul 2011
Project Six Cent Onze, L'imprimerie 168. Paris - May 2011
Royal College of Art Interim Exhibition - Jan 2011
Protected Characteristics. Curated by Jack Tan. RCA Courtyard Galleries, London. Nov 2010
Feminism in London: Postcard Auction. Curated by Sarah Maple. Aubin Gallery, London. Oct 2010
Magenta Flash Forward Festival. Toronto. Sep 2010
Pour L'instant end of residency exhibition. Moulin du Roc, Niort, France. Aug - Sep 2010
Album. Wolstenholme Creative Space, Liverpool. Sep 2010
Pour L'instant pre-residency exhibition. Moulin du Roc, Niort, France. Jun - Aug 2010
MeatMarket: Art Against Injustice. V1 Gallery, Copenhagen. May - Jun 2010
Royal College of Art Interim Exhibition - Jan 2010
New Releases 09. SVA Gallery, NYC. Nov - Dec 2009
Applied Arts Awards Showcase, Toronto. Nov 2009
Serendipity, Options Create Art Centre, Dewsbury, UK. Aug - Sep 2009
The Society for Photographic Education Conference, PDN Booth, 
Fujifilm Distinctions Awards, Bayeaux Gallery, London. Jan 2009
AOP Best of the Awards, AOP Gallery, London. Oct 2008
Noise Festival 2008. curated by Richard Billingham. Sept 2008 - Oct 2008. 
Hello Magazine Young Photographer of the Year. 2008 Awards, Getty Gallery, London. Sept 2008
I Want To Be Just Like You - Blank Canvas, Carnaby Street Gallery, London. Jun 2008.
I Want To Be Just Like You, The Class of 2008 Exhibition, LCC, London. Jun 2008
AOP Student Awards, The AOP Gallery, London. May 2008


SELECTED AWARDS

Flash Forward, UK Winner. The Magenta Foundation. 2017
The National Open Art Competition, selected artist. 2014
Bar Tur Award, shortlisted. 2011
Magenta Flash Forward - UK Winner. 2010
Visions of 21st Century Feminism. Organised by the European Women's Lobby. Shortlist 2010
Pour L'Instant International Photography Prize, winner. 2010
New Contemporaries - Shortlist. 2010
Applied Arts Magazine Awards - Winner Photographic Series. 2009
Photographers Forum 29th Annual College Contest - Honorable Mention. 2009
PDN Emerging Photographer Awards 2009 - Honorable Mention - Portraiture and Fashion
Fujifilm Distinctions Awards, Merit. 2008
The Guardian Media Awards - Design Publication of the Year, Less Common More Sense. 2008
International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention - Deeper Perspective Category. 2008
International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention - Fine Art Category. 2008
Less Common, UAL, Volunteer of the Year. 2008
Hello! Young Photographer Awards - Fashion category winner & Overall Runner up. 2008
Photo Fusion Graduate Award. 2008
Photo Global Scholarship, The New York School of Visual Arts. 2008
AOP Student Awards, Judges Choice Award. 2008

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Laura Skoler, NYC
Pinsent Masons, London

PUBLICATIONS
The Ballad of Fire Mountain, introduction by Angelo Sturiale. 2014
The Malevolent Eye, forwarding essay by Christian Caujolle and discussion with Megan Powell. 2012
RCA Show Catalogue. 2011
Hard Cover. Black Dog Publishing. 2011
Magenta Flash Forward Catalogue. 2010
Carte Blanche. 2010
Photo Nouvelles. 2010