Rachel Martin is an enrolled Tlingít multi-disciplinary artist who lives and works in Queens, NY.
Her work often explores tribal identity, intersectional feminism and Indigenous sovereignty through the use humor and playfulness to ensure her ancestors stories are told from a multi-dimensional place.
Rachels work will often merge traditional Northwest Coast iconography and modern matriarchal figures, fish and animals to tell the stories of today while honoring the oral history of her people that has been passed down from generation to generation.
In addition to her contemporary art practice, Martins is a beginning level Tlingit language student. Her works are often inspired by the overlay of English and Tlingit concepts of family, home, and humor.