Rachael Grimm grew up in the northwest of England and moved to the U.S. in 1996. She trained at the Art Students League in New York from 1996-2000, specializing in figure painting in oil. Rachael is an award-winning watercolorist. Her work has been shortlisted twice for the Sunday Times Watercolor Competition, the largest and most prestigious watercolor competition in the U.K. Her work has been accepted into many juried exhibitions including the American Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society. Her paintings are featured in an 8-page article and on the cover of the December 2020 edition of Watercolor Artist magazine. In 2015 one of her landscapes was chosen for the annual Allied Artists of America show at the Salmagundi Club in New York, where she won the Kent Day Coes Memorial Award for Watercolor. In 2014, she won the Founder’s Award at the Larchmont Arts Festival, and in 2013 she was chosen as the featured artist at the Larchmont festival. Rachael is also an adjunct professor at Fordham University where she teaches a summer course on watercolor painting techniques. Rachael lives in Larchmont with her husband, Stephen, and their three children. She considers herself extremely lucky to live on the beautiful coast of the Long Island Sound where there are endless things to paint. Her paintings are in numerous private collections both in the U.S. and overseas.