Born in County Durham in 1969, Rachel Howard graduated from Goldsmith's College, London in 1992. She has exhibited in many group exhibitions including 'The Choice', Exit Art, New York, 1998; 'Shimmering Substance', Cornerhouse, Manchester and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, 2002, 'Intuition/(im)precision', Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, 2004 and most recently 'In the darkest hour there may be light - works from Damien Hirst's murderme collection', Serpentine Gallery, London, 2006. Recent solo exhibitions include 'Tightrope', Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Ohio, 2002; 'Guilty', Bohen Foundation, New York, 2003-4; 'New Paintings', Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, 2007 and 'Fear/Fiction/Fact', Bohen Foundation, New York, 2007. Forthcoming exhibitions include Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, Galeria Hilario Galguero, Mexico City and Haunch of Venison, London. Howard lives and works in London.