Biography

 

Rachel June 

 

Rachel June is New Orleans native that uses the city as her playground. As a portrait artist, she endeavored to capture the true essence and unglorified moments of her subjects and the real world. This has lead Rachel into a realm of self exploration, resulting in the creation of a multitude of self portraits. Rachel June’s portraits are momentary glimpses into the human psyche. The female anatomy and mind are strongly represented within these self portraits.

Printed Publications

2018               West Austin Studio Tour Seventh Edition © 2018

2017               2017 Rachel June Calendar

2015                Lianna Patch, “Personal Development” New Orleans Living Magazine, June Issue pg. 56

2015               “Inside Scoop” Inside New Orleans, May Issue pg. 22

Online Publications

2018               West Austin Studio Tour , http://west.bigmedium.org/

2014 - 2015     Ben Mintz, NOLA Defender, http://www.noladefender.com/ (#racheljune , #racheljunephotography)

2014               Mason Miller, “Meet the Graduates of the Harvard of Drag Schools” Vice, October 9, 2014

2014               Ashley Voss, “Nosh ‘Sample the Best from ArtFire & the Net’ ” ArtFire, October 9, 2014

Podcast
2014               Delton Childs, Interview, Drift Phase Podcast, New Orleans, La. February 22, 2014

Solo Exhibitions

2018              Love Story Exhibition                                                                                                                                        West Austin Studio Tour, Big Medium, Austin , Texas.

2015               Love Story
Scott Edwards Photography Studio and Gallery , New Orleans, Louisiana.

2013               Evil Pleasures: A Photography Exhibition
Mid City Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Two-Person Exhibitions
2015               Let Em’ Have It!
White On Burgundy, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Group Exhibitions

2018              2018 West Austin Studio Tour Group Exhibition                                                                              West Austin Studio Tour, Big Medium, Austin , Texas.

2017              Sexy Fest 2017                                                                                                                                              The Howlin Wolf New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2016               Psychopomp: Rachel June, Joseph Walton & Sean Yseult
Photo Nola Festival, Castello Blanco, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2016               Art For Arts Sake
HiVolt, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2016              The Artist Showcase, Vol 1.
River Beats Entertainment, Esplanade Studios, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2016              2016- 8th Annual Femme Fest- Celebrating the Art of Women
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2015              Beer Music Fear
Dante St., New Orleans, Louisiana.

2015              Voice of the Ex-Offenders Art Show Benefit
1440 Charters St., New Orleans, Louisiana.

2015              Exposure
New Orleans Raw, Republic New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2015              2015- 7th Annual Femme Fest- Celebrating the Art of Women
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2014              Women’s Awareness Project
Inner Recess Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2014               2014- 6th Annual Femme Fest- Celebrating the Art of Women
Women’s Caucus for the Art of Louisiana, Mid City Theatre, New Orleans,                                    Louisiana.

2013               2013- 5th Annual Femme Fest- Celebrating the Art of Women
Women’s Caucus for the Art of Louisiana, Mid City Theatre, New Orleans,                                    Louisiana.

2011               Senior Exhibition
Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery, Hammond, Louisiana.

2010               National Cell Phone Photography Exhibition
Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery, Hammond, Louisiana.

"LOVE STORY"

at Scott Edwards Gallery

"LET 'EM HAVE IT"

at White On Burgundy

"EXPOSURE"

at Raw New Orleans

"EVIL PLEASURES"

at Mid City Theatre