Rachel Brusky graduated from Rhode Island School of Design (honors) in 2001, earning a B.F.A in Illustration, with a concentration in Art History. She received her M.F.A. (cum laude) in Painting from the New York Academy of Art in 2006.
Rachel is a full-time faculty member at Dwight-Englewood School, where she teaches Middle and Upper School Studio Art, as well as Physical Computing.
She is the Director of Visual Arts for the D-E Summer Connections Enrichment program and the Young Visionaries Experience. She also teaches many of the art and design classes with Summer Connections including Drawing and Painting, Mixed-Media, and Architect's Studio. Rachel has been a private art teacher and workshop instructor since 2001, teaching students from kindergarten to adults.
In addition to teaching, she has exhibited her artwork around the U.S., receiving awards and recognition for her work. Rachel formerly worked as an Art Director and graphic designer at SoHo Publishing Company in NYC, and as an Artist-in-Residence in the pediatric oncology and neurology clinics at New York Presbyterian Hospital.