Rachael Speirs began painting as a toddler as art was always encouraged in her household. She remembers having 'art days' with her older brother where one day a week they would work in the basement of their home, painting caricatures of each other and making small sculptures that expanded in water. Throughout grade school and high school she was always known as 'the art kid' and spent a lot of time in solitude, painting on the back of old posters and slabs of discarded wood often using tools she invented herself and salvaging (or stealing) scraps of fabric from her mother's sewing basket to create dolls and artwork. During this time Rachael privately studied
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