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Rachel Williams

Fine Artist

Newburgh based artist, Rachel Williams, has been painting for over 20 years. She enjoys capturing calm, introspective moments in her art. She is able to humanize and personify emotions of daily life. Her restrained color palette lends a soothing aspect to her subjects. She enjoys painting on a variety of surfaces such as canvas, burlap, wood, paper doilies, library cards, sheet music and vintage paper.

Rachel’s work has been exhibited in Jersey City, New York City and throughout the Hudson Valley. Her paintings adorn the walls of many private and corporate art collections. Rachel studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the School of Art and Design at Alfred University and SUNY New Paltz. She is a full time Art teacher and mother to two beautiful little girls.

The Natalie Series

Acrylic on burlap and canvas.


The Natalie Series I


The Natalie Series III


The Natalie Series IV


The Natalie Series V

Montgomery Street Series

Painting series inspired by the 1950's fim Sunset Boulevard

Acrylic on burlap and canvas


Montgomery St Series I


Montgomery St Series II



Montgomery St Series IV


Montgomery St Series V

"Optimistic" 40"x30" Acrylic on burlap and canvas
 Paintings by Rachel Williams

Opening Reception     Nov. 3rd    5-7 pm

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center     12 Vassar St.  Poughkeepsie,NY

November 3- December  2023      in the Hancock Gallery

Gallery Hours: M-Friday 9am-5pm  or call 845-486-4571 for access and during events at the VBI Theatre