Rachel Guardiola is an interdisciplinary artist with a background in natural history preservation. Her practice investigates the intersection of art, science, and human curiosity to seek the unknown through lens based technology. Rachel is a current Artist Fellow at Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington D.C. She has exhibited internationally in the U.S., Iceland, Denmark, France, Italy, Australia, and Senegal. Rachel has been an artist in resident at the Arctic Circle Art & Science Expedition in Svalbard, HEIMA in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland, Vermont Studio Center, and Atelier de Visu in Marseille, France. Her work has been selected for List í ljósi Light Festival, Light City Baltimore, Artscape, Re:Cinema, and Nature in the Dark II. She received an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2015 and BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007.