“My work is the result of experimentation and chance using 3 things that I love: paper, print and type. Each sheet is uniquely printed from antique wood type, cut into strips and collaged onto panels.”
Rachelle W. Chuang lives a creative life as an artist/designer, educator, curator and tutor. She earned her BA in Graphic Design from Biola University, her MA in Biblical Studies from Talbot Theological Seminary and her MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from UARTS in Philadelphia. She has taught in the Art and Graphic Design Departments at seven colleges in Southern California over the past nine years as both a full time and adjunct professor (at Chapman, IVC, Biola, LCAD, Saddleback, Concordia and OCC).
Her handmade paper sculptures, artist books and letterpress prints have been exhibited in numerous group shows and published in several books. She has written two articles for UPPERCASE Magazine and her work has been published in Issue 25 and also one of four selected covers for The Compendium of Craft & Creativity. Recent exhibitions she has curated include REading REvamp at the OC Great Park Common Walls Gallery, The Page Show: An Interactive Exhibit of Artist Books and Fanatical Mechanical both at the Chapman University Guggenheim Gallery.
She actively hosts community Print Salons for students, colleagues and church groups to introduce the love of letterpress printing and typography.