(b. 1986) Rachel Alexandrou is an interdisciplinary artist who uses her education in plant science, and collaborative practice, to create experiential work about food, flora, and innovating human relationships to the natural landscape.




The Milk of Dreams – 59th Venice Biennale – Palazzo Bembo -Venice, IT


Everything Must Go, Staycation Collective, Rockport, ME


Platform Projects/Walks: ecologies of the local, Speedwell Projects, Portland, ME

Foraged Feast, The Ice House at Hopkins Wharf Gallery, North Haven, ME

(stillness)20, KISMET Foundation, Yarmouth, ME

A Possible Practice: “The Word Keeps Ending, and the World Goes On”, A Clearing, Portland, ME


May You Live In Interesting Times- 58th Venice Biennale – Palazzo Mora – Venice, IT

Reality Under Construction, The Collective Gallery, Denver, CO

Miff on Edge, Foraged Happy Hour,Maine International Film Festival, Waterville, ME

(stillness)19, Jefferson, ME

Water and Fire, Drawings and Dirt, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, Belfast, ME

Artists in Residence: The First Three Years, Fiore Art Center, Jefferson ME


Solo Show: PLANT/MATTER, Oxbow Blending and Bottling, Portland, ME

(stillness)18, Jefferson, ME


(stillness)17, Newcastle, ME

grants / residencies


Monson Arts Residency, Monson, ME

Ellis Beauregard Foundation artist residency Rockland, ME

Project Grants for Artists, Maine Arts Commission


Kindling Fund Grantee, Space Gallery, Portland, ME                                                

Project Grants for Artists, Maine Arts Commission


Gardener in Residence, Joseph A. Fiore Center, Jefferson, ME

SCOPE grant for community and social justice, The Wilson Center, Orono, ME


Artist in Residence, Damariscotta River Association, Damariscotta, ME



Emotional Foraging: Recipes for Every Apocalypse, published for A Clearing Maine


Foraged Feast, published for The Stillness Project, Reprinted by the KISMET Foundation


Selected Artwork, The New Farmer’s Almanac Vol. IV, Greenhorns Press 


Chapter Illustrations, The New Farmer’s Almanac Vol. III, Greenhorns Press


Interview for Lunch Rush: https://lunchrush.substack.com/p/4-foraging-for-the-future

Space gallery awards grants to 15 art projects aimed at change

Kindling Fund/Space Gallery Press Release: https://space538.org/artist/kindling-fund/foraged-feast-2/ 

Bob Keyes. “At ‘(stillness) 18’, the world around us is what’s for dinner.” Portland Press Herald, June 10, 2018. 

College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture. “Environmental horticulture student illustrates the beauty of nature.” College News, August, 2017.

School of Food and Agriculture. “Rachel Alexandrou works with Damariscotta River Association as resident artist.” UMaine News, August, 2017.


University of Maine — B.S. Horticulture, Minor studio art, 2018 

Science Science Illustration workshop, Darling Marine Center, 2016    

Northeast School of Botanical Medicine, Ithaca, NY 2013

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