Rachael Kantaris is a full-time artist / printmaker living and working
in St. Ives, Cornwall. She was strongly involved in the setting up of,
and the daily running of the Porthmeor Print Workshop
where she is currently based. From here she supplies work to galleries
throughout Europe and teaches at various places, including the Tate Gallery
and the St. Ives School of Painting.Rachael was born in Brisbane and after obtaining a Foundation Diploma
in Art and Design at Falmouth School of Art, studied for her B.A. and
M.A. at Brighton University. Since then she has travelled widely, and
has worked as artist in residence in studios in Berlin and Melbourne.
In 1997 she was invited by The British Council to be the main exhibitor
in an exhibition of British contemporary printmaking which she took
to Manila, and whilst there she taught a series of workshops at The
University of the Philippines.