Originally from Los Altos, California, Rachel Slotnick is a painter and writer. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2010. Her work is on permanent display at the Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a muralist for the 35th, 46th and 47th wards.
Her poetry was recently published in the Elimae Literary Journal, High Chair Poetry, and she was a finalist in the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards. Look for her upcoming publications in Mad Hatters’ Review and Thrice Fiction. Rachel currently resides in Chicago where she works as Adjunct Faculty in Art Studio and English at Malcolm X College and the Illinois Art Institute.