Rachel Guardiola is an interdisciplinary artist and naturalist. Her practice investigates the intersection of art, science, and human curiosity to seek the unknown through lens based technology. Rachel is a 2016-2018 Hamiltonian Artist Fellow and Studio Resident at School 33 Art Center. She has exhibited internationally with List í Ljósi Festival, Sydney College of the Arts, Dakar Biennale de l’Art Contemporain, RISD Cenci Gallery, Light City Baltimore, Artscape, Washington Project for the Arts, Arlington Art Center, Wassaic Project, and The Halide Project amongst others. Rachel has been an artist in residence at the Arctic Circle Art & Science Expedition, HEIMA, Vermont Studio Center, Aterlier de Visu, and A.I.R. Gallery Governors Island. She is Adjunct Faculty of New Media at George Mason University, Adjunct Faculty of Photography at Northern Virginia Community College, and Photography Assistant at Maryland Institute College of Art. She received a MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.