Rachel Langosch

is a native Brooklynite and has taught and lived in Los Angeles, NYC and abroad. 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 is a National Geographic Student Expeditions leader. She has taught photography and conservation awareness to high school students over the past 11 years in Ecuador, The Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Italy, Greece, India, Australia, Belize, Bali, New Zealand, Namibia and Iceland.


Rachel is the Director of The Slideluck Youth Initiative (SLYI), a non-profit after school photography program that fosters creative expression and empowers students through the power of photography and multimedia storytelling. SLYI brings photography classes to students in underserved neighborhoods both locally and internationally.


Rachel is currently teaching digital and darkroom photography at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

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