Rachelle Reichert creates drawings and objects with elemental materials. Through material investigation she connects these earthbound materials— such as salt— to human social dynamics and ecological concerns. Rachelle lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Select exhibitions include the German Consulate in New York City, Center for Contemporary Art at Pacific Northwest College of Art, September Gallery, and Mills College Art Museum. Rachelle was awarded residencies at Planet Labs, Can Serrat in Spain, and grants from the Susan Pilner Money for Women Artist Fund and the Russek Foundation. Her work has been reviewed and published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Make Magazine, and New American Paintings. Her artwork is included in many public and private collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Library and Adobe, Inc. Rachelle has presented her artwork at the California Climate Change Symposium, San Francisco State of the Estuary Conference, the American Geophysical Union Meeting, and currently holds a Research Ambassadorship from Planet’s Labs to create climate-related artwork. She earned her MFA from Mills College in Oakland, CA and a BFA from Boston University. Currently, she is a charter resident of the Minnesota Street Studio Program.