Founder of Selwyn Creative Network
SELWYN CREATIVE NETWORK - Chairperson
PROJECT MANAGER - Generation House Project, Salvation Army Rolleston Corps
ARTS ADVISOR – Selwyn District Council & Co-ordinator for Selwyn Arts Trust 2015 -2017
NZ PERSPECTIVE - Global export of NZ Art 2014
ARTS DIRECTOR Terrace Downs Resort 2010 - 2014
SOUTH ISLAND EXHIBITION CO-ORDINATOR NZ ART GUILD 2008 - 2010
BUSINESS FUNDRAISER Safer Streets Trust Christchurch 2003 - 2005
Malvern Hub - Two Rivers Community Trust. Community Stream Leader.
Brackenridge Advisory board – Supporting people with intellectual disabilities 2016
Arts Canterbury Executive Committee Member member 2012 - 2014
Celebrating Selwyn Executive committee member and previous participant 2014
Malvern Community Arts Council (7 Years) Executive committee member, Gallery committee and Performing Arts 2003 – 2010
NZ Art Guild (4 years) South Island Exhibition Co-ordinator and Member 2007 - 2011
Rachael personally has spent over 17 years devoting her time to the arts, with her most recent role working at the strategic level to raise the awareness and promote the arts to the district.
Rachael's vision is to see the creative network in Selwyn grow, thrive and be inclusive to all community regardless of age, skill level, ethnicity, ability or any label that today's society may place on an individual. Its about sharing skills and knowledge for the people
Rachael believes that everyone is important and unique - and it is her intention that by providing this portal of information for people, that it will act as an incubator for creative talent to grow and develop. Rachael acknowledges the Selwyn Arts Trust and Selwyn District Council for their investment in her which lead to the Selwyn Creative Network being formed.