Rachel Gisela Cohen

Rachel Gisela Cohen is an artist, educator, and independent curator living and working in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from Pratt Institute and her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Visual Arts from Drew University. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the National Endowment for the Arts, Constance Saltonstall Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, COPE NYC, and the Montclair Art Museum. As an artist she has exhibited works both nationally and internationally, exhibiting most recently at Space 776 in New York City, Spring Break Art Fair, the Bryant Park Foundation, the Armenia Art Fair in Yerevan, Pierogi Gallery’s The Boiler, and Hunter College Art Galleries. She currently works as the coordinator of artist residency programs at the School of Visual Arts and teaches at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Rachel Gisela Cohen


Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Tributaries is a group exhibition featuring the works of three lens-based artists and members of the School of Visual Arts Continuing Education community, residency participant Murat Kahya, SVACE student Nivia Hernandez, and SVACE faculty member Esteban Toro.

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Throned by Tiffany Smith

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Division of Continuing Education at the School of Visual Arts

SVACE is pleased to present Throned, a solo exhibition by SVACE and SVA MFA Photography and Related Media alumna Tiffany Smith, featuring a selection of photographs taken from the artist’s ongoing series which showcases a variety of portraits portraying community members.

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