Rachel Wimpey is a dynamic artist, teacher, and gallery owner living and working in Tulsa, OK. She is a cum laude graduate from Dallas Baptist University, with a degree in Fine Art. While studying in Dallas, Rachel also worked as a director's assistant at the Museum of Biblical Art. In addition to her museum training, developing her passion and artistic abilities with some of the nation's top painters has led to Rachel's unique style and capability to fit the medium to the desired result. Rachel has studied with many artists including: Stephen Quiller, Stephen Scott Young, Michael Dudash, David Leffel, Susan Lyon, Dan Gerhartz, Charles Ewing, Jim Gilmore, and Keiko Tanabe among others. Rachel's love of art history, and study of the great masters, along with travel abroad to France, Germany, China and Honduras has provided the framework for her style and direction.
Rachel has exhibited in 3 major museums, inlcuding Gilcrease Museum as the youngest exhibiting artist in the Collector's Reserve show in 2011. Rachel's work in oils, acrylic, and watercolor can be found in collections across the country, including two murals in private universities in Oklahoma and Texas, as well as a painting currently on loan to the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Rachel is represented exclusively at her gallery, Willowbrush Studio Gallery, in Tulsa, OK.
2012: Willowbrush Studio Gallery, opening exhibition
2012: Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, Tikkun
2012: Philbrook Museum, Festival of Trees
2011: Philbrook Museum, Festival of Trees
2011: Gilcrease Museum, Collector's Reserve
2013: Board member, Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa
2009: "Young Master," American Artist Magazine
2009: "Young Emerging Artist" Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation
Southwest Watercolor Society
Green Country Watercolor Society