Rachel Cox is a contemporary artist working primarily in the disciplines of image based media. Her current work explores personal experiences with infertility and loss, while also more broadly examining the decreasing rights women have in relationship to their own body.

Rachel Cox holds an MFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico. Cox’s work has been featured widely in the U.S. and abroad including the Kemper Museum of Contemporary art, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, the Des Moines Art Center; Southeast Museum of Photography; The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center; The Houston Center for Photography;The Belfast International Photography Festival, The Musee del'Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland; Museo Amparo, Pueblo, Mexico, and Photo London.

Her work has recently been published in GUP International Photography Magazine, TIME, Vice Magazine, The Huffington Post, Feature Shoot Magazine, Dodho Magazine, the British Journal of Photography, and The Guardian

Cox’s work is included in the collections of Southeast Museum of Photography,  The Des Moines art center, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Musee de l'Elysee, The University of North Texas Special Collections Library, and in the libraries of the Amon Carter Museum of Art, Maryland Institute of Art, Pier24, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Rachel Cox currently lives in Iowa City, IA where she is an Assistant Professor of Photography at The University of Iowa. 

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