MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, School of Visual Arts
New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Photo Associations & Memberships:
Professional Women Photographers
About Rachel Barrett
Rachel Barrett (b. 1981) is a photographic artist. Her personal work is deeply rooted in memory and identity and the act of making photographs fulfills her desires to collect the present and preserve the past. Barrett received her BFA (2003) in Photography + Imaging from NYU's Tisch School of the Art and her MFA (2008) in Photography + Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. She was a studio artist at the Invisible Dog Art Center from 2011-2013 and an artist-in-residence at The Wassaic Project in 2012 + 2013.
Barrett is the recipient of numerous awards, grants and honors for her photographs including PDNs 30, Tierney Fellowship, Tracey Baran Grant and the Center for Documentary Studies Awards. She has exhibited internationally in both solo and group shows and been published in periodicals, books and online. She is an Assistant Professor of Imaging at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY where she lives with her husband and daughter.