Rachel Gadsden | Visual and Performance Artist, Artistic Director | London | Art Jobs
Country: United Kingdom
City: London
Industry: Arts & Culture
Professional Title: Visual and Performance Artist, Artistic Director
Specialties: Painting, drawing, LiveArt

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Dr Rachel Gadsden www.rachelgadsden.com is a British, multi award winning artist and artistic director. Expressionist in artistic approach, she creates both solo and collaborative art commissions and social engagement projects, nationally and internationally with the object of developing cross-cultural dialogues considering universal notions of humanity. Gadsden’s projects have been exhibited and presented throughout UK, Europe the Middle East, South Africa, and the USA. Commissions have included the appointment as the first contemporary artist for Hampton Court Palace 2008 – 2009, 4 commissions for UK Parliament (2009–2015). London 2012 Cultural Olympiad commissions & in 2013 Gadsden represented the UK, creating “This Breathing World” Exhibition for Qatar – UK Year of Culture 2013, and formally opened by HRH Prince Charles. Gadsden has been commissioned for 4 Paralympic Heritage Torch Ceremonies and she directed and created Al Noor ~ Fragile Vision 2014, UK, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Gadsden is currently leading It was Paradise, an Unlimited Program International Award project in the West Bank and UK.Gadsden is currently commissioned artist for a major project directed by Dr Yafa Shanneik with Birmingham University, working in UK, Germany and Birmingham. Gadsden was recently commissioned by FIFA and Hyundai to create an artwork and film in collaboration with American Footballer Mia Hamm for the Women's World Cup 2019, France.