Granary Studio

Inspirational Classes with Experienced Tutors

Rachel Johnston

Rachel studied painting before completing an MA in Fine Art Tapestry at the Royal College of Art. She has worked with communities around the UK to produce commissioned and public art and was for many years a senior lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Chichester. She is a member and studio holder at Art Space Portsmouth and has exhibited widely including a recent solo show ‘All Rivers Run North’ at the West Gallery, Quay Arts in Newport, Isle of Wight. Group shows have included the Cordis Prize for Tapestry exhibitions and collaboration with fellow artists for Soft Geometry. Rachel received a Theo Moorman Trust Award in 2018 to support her practice as a tapestry weaver and is currently developing work inspired by an artist residency in Norway in 2023.