Rachel-Joy Stevenson has been painting for over 20 years. Rachel studied art as part of her undergraduate degree and was mentored by artist, Dennis Blalock.

Currently ,Rachel teaches art and paints in her home studio. In addition to her oil paintings, Rachel has completed more than 10 large scale commissioned murals and has participated in various art shows. She is a member of the Valley Art Association and has paintings on display at The Mansion House Art Gallery in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Rachel was mentored by artist, Dennis Blalock and her life experiences have given her a broad range of inspiration. Rachel has lived and worked in several different cultures. She advocates for persons with disabilities through her writing and volunteering.