Rachel Hausmann is an artist, writer, and coordinator living and working near Milwaukee, WI. She received her BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2015. Hausmann manages a studio practice that navigates the relationship between painting, sculpture, and installation. She has exhibited work nationally at various galleries and alternative spaces including Project 1612 (Peoria, IL), Usable Space (Milwaukee, WI), HOAX Gallery (Milwaukee, WI), Chamber (Milwaukee, WI), Frank Juarez Gallery (Milwaukee, WI), Little Berlin (Philadelphia, PA), The Boor Sculpture Studio (Albany, NY), amongst others. Hausmann was recognized as an Emerging Artist Finalist for the Mary L. Nohl Fellowship Fund for Individual Artists in 2016 and was awarded the Nohl Suitcase Export Grant in 2018. She will complete a two-week residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT in 2019.
In addition to her studio practice, Hausmann is co-founder and co-director of After School Special, a Milwaukee based satellite artist collective that supports emerging artists through exhibitions and events.