Maine, United States

Making Conversation with Rachel Gloria Adams

Making Conversation with Rachel Gloria Adams

Today we talk with Rachel Gloria Adams. We cover a lot in this episode, from Rachel’s upbringing and the role her mother played in helping her discover her calling in art, to her experience as a Black mother and artist. Her unique perspective is visualized in bold graphic prints and natural forms. She also heads TACHEE, a textile design company featuring her bright prints on small batch clothing and home goods. Together with her husband Ryan, the pair founded the Piece Together Project, a rotating collection of murals in Maine’s East Bayside neighborhood, in Portland. This project celebrate the people that built and thrived in this special neighborhood.

Rachel's art is featured on the cover of our brand new publication BRIGHT, and you can find her in the pages of our latest issue of Making No. 12 / DUSK - both available for purchase and 2022 subscriptions at Follow Rachel on Instagram at @rachelgloriaia & @shoptachee. You can find more about Rachel and her work at So settle in and enjoy listening to Rachel share her story…

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Rachel Gloria Adams painting large scale piece on her knees

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Nightfall Doll Kit by Susan B Anderson from Making No. 12 / DUSK

This week's giveaway is sponsored by Barrett Wool Co., and we're giving away a Nightfall Doll Kit designed by Susan B. Anderson. Each kit includes a printed cotton project bag filled with enough of Barrett Wool Co.'s Home Worsted Weight yarn to make all three Nightfall Dolls featured in the latest issue of Making No. 12 / DUSK.

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The biggest of thanks to everyone involved in this weeks episode, Rachel, Barrett Wool Co., the Making team and our producer Alice Anderson. I hope you'll join me each week as we talk and learn from more fascinating makers. For podcast notes and transcription, visit Have a wonderful week!

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