Rachel Kierans studied at DIT, College of Marketing & Design for a B.A in Painting. Her work has been exhibited widely including at The Toradh Gallery, Co. Meath, Monaghan County Museum and Linenhall Arts Centre, Co. Mayo. She has received the studio bursary from the Arts Council, and she was also one of its Artists-in-Residence in-Schools. She has been awarded residencies at the Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, Co. Kerry, and Dun Laoghaire- Rathdown County Council. She lives and works in Wexford.