Rachel Boillot (1987) is a photographer, documentary artist, and educator. She holds a BA in Sociology from Tufts University, a BFA in Photography from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University. Boillot has recently served as a Visiting Lecturer in Photography at Duke University and as a Multimedia Documentarian for the Friends of the Cumberland Trail.
Boillot’s photographs have been acquired by permanent collections worldwide. Her work may also be found in book form. Post Script (2014) and Silent Ballad (2015) are available in limited editions of 100 and 50, respectively. Recent work has been funded by the Annenberg Foundation of Los Angeles, CA, and the Riverview Foundation of Chattanooga, TN.
Boillot teaches in the Art Department at Lincoln Memorial University, works as an Assistant Producer at Sandrock Recordings, and maintains her independent photography practice in East Tennessee. In the upcoming year, she will maintain her position at Lincoln Memorial University while directing a large documentary survey of folk art and music in the Appalachian region, funded by the United States National Endowment for the Arts.