Rachel Cox lives and works in Iowa City, IA, where she is an Assistant Professor of Photography at The University of Iowa.

Prints from Cox’s series have recently been presentedat Museo de los Artes in Mexico City, Baijia Art Museum in Nanjing, China, TheMusee del'Elysee in Switzerland, Museo Amparo in Mexico, and at PHOTO London2016. Cox has shown work nationally at the Houston Center for Photography, ThePhiladelphia Photo Arts Center, and the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center.

In 2016 Cox’s project Shiny Ghost was awarded1st place by Lensculture Magazine for their International Portraiture competition.Additionally, her work was nominated for the Paul Huf FOAM award by the FoamFotografiemuseum in Amsterdam, an international photography prize for artistsunder 35. Cox was selected as a participating artist in reGeneration 3:New Perspectives in Photography, an international survey of contemporaryphotography curated from a group of 50 artists with only three coming from the United States. Cox’smonongraph, Shiny Ghost, was published December 2016 through Aint Bad Editions.

Cox’s work has recently been published in Vice MagazineThe Huffington Post,  Feature Shoot Magazine, Dodho Magazine, the British Journal of Photography,  and The Guardian

Cox received her MFA from the University of New Mexico in 2013, and is represented by Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas, TX.


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