Rachel‘s work has recently been accepted into the permanent collection of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Recipient of the 2006 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Photography, NY
Second place runner up – MyArtSpace Competition — Jury selection
FINALIST -Santa Fe Prize for Photography. Juror: Chris Pichler, Publisher, Nazraeli Press, NM
2006 Ronnie Heyman Prize for an Emerging Jewish Visual Artist, NY

Camera Arts Magazine, 2nd prize winner in photo competition, NM
ASMPNY Image ‘05, 3rd prize winner in photo competition, NY
Focused, Honorable Mention by juror: Mary Virginia Swanson, WA
The Bertha Anolic Memorial Fine Arts Award, PA
Review Santa Fe Acceptance and Scholarship, NM
PDN 2005 Photography Annual winner, NY
The Alumni Society Scholarship, School of Visual Arts, NY
Winner of a two-person show selected by Andy Grundberg, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

2004: The Rose Biller Endowment Fund, New York, NY
1995: The Edith Fergus Gilmore Award, Columbus, OH
1994: 1st prize winner, The Lantern Photo Contest, Columbus, OH
1991: 1st and grand prize winner, The Lantern Photo Contest, Columbus, OH
1986: 2nd prize winner, The Ocean Photo Contest, National Maritime Museum, Israel