Rachael Bohlander is a mixed media artist who resides in Washington, D.C., dividing her time between D.C. and New York City. In addition to D.C. and New York, Ms. Bohlander has lived and worked in New Orleans, Amsterdam, and Munich, Germany, among other cities. She has traveled extensively solo by motorcycle throughout the U.S. and India, drawing upon those experiences to inform her artwork.
Ms. Bohlander studied at the Washington Studio School, Washington D.C., where she now serves as a faculty member. She also holds an MFA from the New York Studio School.
“Gesture versus geometric. The expressive versus the formal. These are not “either-or” propositions. My work explores the space between geometric structure and expressive gesture, utilizing the tension between the two opposing forces to create new forms. These new creations are unique and independent of anything found in the exiting world. They are neither abstract nor representational, but sui genersis.”