W#29, 2014
Micropigment and Alcohol Ink, 18k Gold Leaf
33 x 14 in. 


Through illustration, sculpture and installation art, I explore the ways in which representations of bodies can explicitly or implicitly reflect on cultural and political issues in the spaces we occupy.

About Rachel Fagiano

Rachel Fagiano received an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and an Advanced Certificate in Museum Studies from New York University. Fagiano currently works in illustration—her recent body of work explores formative moments in our personal identity-building processes. Fagiano draws inspiration from everything from old botanical prints to political theory.
Recent group exhibitions include: “Surreal Salon 7,” Baton Rouge Center of Contemporary Art, Louisiana; "Muses of Mount Helikon II," Mount Helikon Gallery and Studios, Colorado; and “The Affordable Art Fair,” Julio Valdez Studio, New York. Her work has also been published in the digital version of Juxtapoz and Hi Fructose Magazine and is included in several private and public collections in the U.S. and the U.K.

Rachel Fagiano lives and works in Queens.