Rachel Goldsmith

Rachel Goldsmith is a New York and Seattle based artist who paints with PLA plastic on canvas. She received her Masters of Art and Design Education Degree from Pratt Institute in 2007 and her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts Degrees from The University of Michigan in 2003. Rachel taught middle school Visual Arts in New York City from 2007-2012. In addition to winning several “Best in Show” awards, in 2014 Rachel was commissioned by the inventors of the 3Doodler 3D printing pens to create a piece for MoMA Design Store. Since then she has committed to developing techniques to use this new medium as a language in her art. Her work, including her Fabergé Big Egg, is included in various private collections.


Painting with Plastic

Created with the 3Doodler, a 3D printing pen, and plastic filament.

Ceiling “Ceiling”

2016 — 17 1/2″ x 17 1/2″ — PLA plastic and Flexy plastic.

Ramen Landscape “Ramen Landscape”

2015 — 32″ x 45″ — PLA plastic, copper, brass & aluminum wire

Underneath the 'Hey Now' “Underneath the 'Hey Now'”

2016 — 30 1/2″ x 34″ x 3″ — PLA plastic.

Gingko “Gingko”

2017 – PLA plastic and copper wire on canvas – 30.5 × 34 × 3.25 inches

Circles and Lines

Created using permanent inks and water-based paints.

Circles Making Lines and Forms II “Circles Making Lines and Forms II”

Detail. Black and grey pigment ink on paper.

Enchanting Circles “Enchanting Circles”

2015 — 6.5″x6″ — Pigment ink on paper.

Less Obsessive “Less Obsessive”

2017 – Ink on paper, 24 × 30 inches

Underwater Inspired “Underwater Inspired”

2016 – Watercolor and ink on paper – 17 × 12.75 inches.