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Job title:

Lecturer

Office:

North-East Studio Building

Biography

Rachel has been a part-time lecturer in Animation at the Edinburgh College of Art since 2008. She divides her time between teaching at the ECA and working from her home studio. Her freelance creative practice explores illustration and printmaking methods with a focus on dry point etching. Rachel has an interest in character work, storytelling and auteur animation, in particular looking at processes that combine hand crafted traditions with new technology whist maintaining rich textures that come from working non-digital materials. 

Rachel studied Animation at the Edinburgh College of Art (graduating in 1999) shortly after graduating she went on to work for with the Edinburgh based animation studios ‘Red Kite’ where she assisted on a number of animation films, in connection with Channel Four, Scottish Screen National Lottery, BBC Alba. Rachel also led numerous animation workshops in schools around Scotland, picking an award for the ‘Best Children's Film’ at the International Festival of Animation in Ottawa (2003) and the Engage Scotland 'Visual Arts Education Award for Improving Mental Health and Well Being' (2005).

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