Rachelle Hill is a printmaker, artist and educator from Chicago. Born in Pontiac, Michigan and raised near Metro Detroit.
Rachelle received her undergraduate degree at Northeastern Illinois University in printmaking and works as a teaching artist, that brings transformative arts education to Chicago youth with limited access. Her current work involves uncovering and presenting stories and events as part of an ongoing project that questions and evaluates the impact of the past on our present lives.
Rachelle’s work has been included in over 25 juried, local and national exhibitions as well as included in various exchange portfolios. She is a recipient of Penland School of Crafts Wendy Weiner and Delia Champion Scholarship, Vermont Studio Center's Artist Grant, the Mid-America Print Council's Travel Research Grant and the Jack and Eleanor Olson scholarship at Northern Illinois University. She is an active member of the print community in Chicago, serving as Treasurer for the Chicago Printers Guild and is the student representative for the School of Art and Design Graduate Committee, at Northern Illinois University where Rachelle is currently pursuing her MFA in printmaking.