About The Photographer

Rachel is a native Brooklynite and has taught and lived in Los Angeles, NYC and abroad throughout the last 10 years. Rachel has her Masters of Fine Arts in photography and art education from Pratt Institute (2009), and her Bachelors of Arts from Bard College in visual anthropology (2005).

While teaching visual arts at KIPP charter schools in Los Angeles, Rachel founded a photography program where she raised money for student cameras, gave a TEDx talk on the work she did, and held an auction of her student’s artwork. All of the proceeds went back into the art programs. 

Rachel has also been working for National Geographic Student Expeditions for the past 9 summers where she has co-lead and taught photography and conservation awareness to high school students in Ecuador, The Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Italy, Greece, India, Australia, Belize, Bali and New Zealand.

Rachel is the Director of The Slideluck Youth Initiative, a non-profit after school photography program that fosters creative expression and empowers students through the power of photography and multimedia storytelling. She is overseeing 6 programs in East New York Brooklyn, Harlem, the Bronx, Downtown Brooklyn, East Los Angeles and Utah.

Rachel continues to teach visual arts and photography in NYC and abroad.

Contact

rachlangosch@gmail.com


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