Road Warriors (2016)
Rachel Houseman MA, LPC, LPAT, ATR-BC received her BA in Liberal Arts with a focus in Art and Healing at Goddard College in Plainfield Vermont culminating in a multi-media art show. She went on to get her MA in Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy from Prescott College in Prescott, Arizona. She works as a Licensed Professional Counselor using Art Therapy to help others. She managed Blinking Light Art Gallery in Plainfield, VT 2000-2002 and went on to found "Eye on the Mountain Art Gallery" in Prescott Arizona 2004-2011 & Taos New Mexico 2011, now located in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico 2014-19. Her gallery and studio features colorful, visionary art with themes of the Southwest. From 2004-2011 her gallery produced over 60 shows monthly of featured artists and original artworks. Rachel is also a published illustrator and author, including her first children’s book “The Song of the Trees” available on Amazon. She is a life-long learner currently studies psychology, anthropology, world cultures and world religions. She is an avid traveler and has visited many countries around the world. Rachel’s unique style is fresh and has no official name, but has been called Colorist, Fauvist, Formalist, Neo-Impressionist, Neo-Symbolist, Visionary, Psychedelic and Contemporary Minimalist. Rachel likes to help the viewer "feel" the colors and joy around them by heightening the senses. Making the everyday extraordinary is just a small part of her journey as she strives to awaken her viewers to the spirituality of the Earth and its miracles through spontaneous brushwork and playful, intuitive color. A comprehensive display of her artwork can currently be viewed on 2 of her featured websites. Rachel’s Artwork has also been featured all over the nation and in the southwest at many esteemed galleries and juried art shows and has been featured on local and national magazine covers and has been featured within notable publications such as Southwest Art, Santafean Magazine and Essential Guide of Santa Fe. Rachel's artwork is currently on display within the Office of the Mayor located in Albuquerque, NM at City Hall.