Pongetti, Rachael

Originally from Mississippi, Pensacola-based art educator, photographer, and multidisciplined artist, Rachael Pongetti focuses on the visual culture of her surrounding community and the theme of impermanence. She has a MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and is the author of Uncovering the Layers, The Pensacola Graffiti Bridge Project, for which she is the recipient of the National Book Award for Communication and Freedom of Speech from the Freedom Foundation in Valley Forge. Her work has been in various publications, exhibitions, and private collections. In 2023 she was awarded an artist residency by the Florida Arts Education Association.