Rachel Blumberg is a multidisciplinary artist who works in the fields of visual art, music composition, and stop motion animation. As a visual artist she makes paintings, illustrations, found object pieces and other work inspired by dreams, folklore, historical events, nature, and peoples stories. She shows her work regularly in galleries throughout the United States, as well as creating many commissioned works. As a musician she has has performed, toured and recorded with many widely acclaimed artists including The Decemberists, M. Ward, Bright Eyes, Califone, Death Vessel, Tara Jane O’Neil, Jolie Holland and many more, as well as composed music for The Portland Cello Project, television, and film. As an animator/filmmaker she has created stop motion animated shorts and music videos for the likes of Nada Surf (Barsuk Records), Tom Hagerman (Devotchka), and Musee Mechanique among others. As an educator she teaches drum set, experimental percussion, keyboards, recording and mixed media arts to kids and adults privately, in workshops, camps, and has also worked for many public and private schools and non-profits. Originally from Portland, OR, she now lives Tiverton, Rhode Island.