About Rachel

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Rachel Boillot (b. 1987) is a photographer, documentary artist and educator based in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. She holds a BA in Sociology from Tufts University, a BFA in Photography from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University.
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Boillot has recently served as a Visiting Lecturer in Photography at Duke University, a Multimedia Documentarian for the Friends of the Cumberland Trail, and Assistant Producer at Sandrock Recordings. Her work has been funded by the Annenberg Foundation (Los Angeles, CA), the Riverview Foundation (Chattanooga, TN), the Tennessee Arts Commission (Nashville, TN), and the National Endowment for the Arts (Washington, D.C.). Boillot teaches in the Art Department at Lincoln Memorial University, directs the Cumberland Gap Folklife Project (www.cumberlandfolklife.com), and maintains her independent photography practice in East Tennessee.


Contact Rachel at rachelboillot@gmail.com