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Rachel Higgins

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Logistics, 2015 Installation View © Courtesy Kristen Lorello, New York
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Logistics, 2015 Installation View © Courtesy Kristen Lorello, New York
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Logistics, 2015 Installation View © Courtesy Kristen Lorello, New York
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Don't Worry about Buildings and Food, 2011 Wood and Salvaged Construction Materials, Polystyrene, EIFS Synthetic Stucco, Concrete and Paint Dimensions Variable © 2011. Photo by Bilyana Dimitrova
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Jacuzzi, 2013 Inflatable Babypools, Expandable Spray-foam, Plywood, Fiberglass, Cement, Cerastone, Garden Hose, Shop-vac, Water. Jet-stream Powered by a Shop-vac. 24 X 48 X 48 Inches © Courtesy of the artist
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It’s Not That Heavy (12 Sculptures carried with the kindness of strangers), 2014 Performance With Sculptures at the South Street Seaport, for Out to See, NYC. I Asked Passers-by to Help Me Carry My Sculptures Around to Various Sites in the Neighborhood Currently Under Re-development. Inspired by the Past, Present, and Future Commerci Dimensions Variable © Courtesy of the artist
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Wish You Were Here, 2010 Mixed-media Installation at Hunter Times Square Gallery Dimensions Variable © Courtesy of the artist
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Wish You Were Here, 2010 Simulated Skylight Slowly Drips Water Into Fountain. Trash and Coins Contributed by Viewers. Painted Floor Pattern: Latex on Concrete. Fountain: Plywood and 2x4s, Plastic Molded Fake-stone Siding, Paint, Stucco, Baby Pool, Acrylic Sheeting, Carpet, Pol Dimensions Variable © Courtesy of the artist and Hunter TImes Square Gallery
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Take it Easy, (rocking chair), 2014 Polystyrene, Fiberglass, Cement, Cerastone 30 X 24 X 48 Inches © Courtesy of the artist
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Take it Easy, (Pinchpot), 2014 Polystyrene, Fiberglass, Cement, Cerastone 17 3/4 X 27 X 26 Inches © Courtesy of the artist
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Laramie, WY
Birth year
1981
Lives in
Brooklyn, NY
Works in
NY
Schools
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, 2010, MFA
Statement

Rachel Higgins is an interdisciplinary artist currently working in Brooklyn. Her work has been recently exhibited at Kristen Lorello, NY; EFA Project Space, NY; SUNY Purchase, NY; Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY; the Flint Public Art Project, Flint, MI; Franklin Street Works in Stamford, CT; Babel Kunst in Trondheim, Norway; the Crane Arts Center in Philadelphia, PA; and the Artisphere in Washington, DC. She  has been awarded residencies with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s 2013-2014 Workspace Program, the Build-It-Green salvage yard in Astoria, Queens, and Real Time & Space in Oakland, CA, and was a recipient of the 2011 Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship. Higgins received an MFA from Hunter College in 2010.