Rachel Ostrow is a Brooklyn-based painter and printmaker raised in Buffalo, NY. Her work uses movement and light to create spaces and forms that engage the imagination. She earned a B.A. in fine arts from Wesleyan University, a post-baccalaureate degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and an M.F.A in painting from Hunter College. She has participated in residencies at the Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn, NY; the Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency, Joshua Tree, CA; the Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY, the Kimmel Harding Nelsen Center, Nebraska City, NE and the Cill Rialag Project, Ballingskelligs, Ireland. She has exhibited her work in Barcelona, Spain; Aix-en-Provence, France; Buffalo, NY; Hudson, NY; Joshua Tree, CA; Great Barrington, MA; and New York City, NY.