Ms. Paxton has 3 distinct styles found on Saatchi.com. Her "Nature Inspired Paintings" are shown here. Her "Mid Century Inspired Abstract Paintings" are displayed under Rachel H Paxton and linked at https://www.saatchiart.com/raypaxton. Her third style is "Mid-Century Inspired Signs" displayed under Rachel Paxton, and linked at https://www.saatchiart.com/rachelpaxton.
MFA- Rhode stand School Of Design
BFA- The School Of the Museum Of Fine Art, Boston @ Tutfs University
Ms. Paxton 1990-2000 taught painting and drawing at Rhode Island School of Design, Humbolt State University in California, Monserrate Collage of Art, the Art Institute of Boston, Emerson Collage and the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth. She is currently a full time artist and splits her time between Martha’s Vineyard and Boston.
Ms. Paxton's artwork has been exhibited at many galleries and museums since 1987. In the Boston area, Ms. Paxton has exhibited at the Clark Gallery in Lincoln, Alpha Gallery, and the Zoe Gallery, on Newbury St., Boston. Museums include the Institute of Contemporary Art, the DeCordova Museum, the Rose Art Museum, the Fitchburg Art Museum, the Fuller Museum and many others. In addition, Ms. Paxton has exhibited her paintings in New York City at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, in Naples Florida at Longstreth/Goldberg Art Gallery and at the Allyn Gallup Gallery in Sarasota, in Provincetown at Rice/Polack Gallery, and Three Graces Gallery in Portsmouth, NH. Her work has been included in group exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard and Greenwich, CT.
Ms. Paxton’s work has been published in four books, Collage Art, by Rockport Publishers and New American Painters, 1998 Northeastern States, New American Painters, 15 Years and Studio Visit, Volume Five, all published by the Open Studio Press. Her paintings and collages have been reviewed by the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Examiner, New York Newsday, Art New England and many others.