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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 and Sculpture
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.