Well known for being the Co- founder, Owner and Director of Studies at Cobalt Studios in White Lake, New York since 1988, Rachel Keebler has been a painter since high school was a SA member of USA 829 from 1981- 1987.
Rachel Keebler is a 1978 BFA graduate of Boston University where she studied painting with Don Beaman. and has since taught at Temple University, the University of North Carolina School for the Arts, University of Michagan Kalamazoo, the Krannert Center, USITT Chicago, USITT Chesapeake, and at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. At Cobalt, notable projects include the Miami Nutcracker, the Chicago Tribune Nutcracker, Toledo Nutcracker, Einstein on the Beach (twice), 22 years of Hasty Pudding, Busch Gardens, Disney Cruise Lines, drops for Baryshnikov Productions and Twyla Tharp, 9 years of Manhattan School of Music operas, backdrops for the Broadway production of State Fair and Pippin and many other happy customers.
Designers who know and like her work include Jose Varona, Ming Cho Lee, Santo Loquasto, Tony Walton, James Joy, John Ezell, Campbell Baird, Howard Jones, Mark Pirolo, Tony Fanning, John Ezell, Jim Yeomans, and Jim Noone.