UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three

Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >


Rachel Lawson

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Aspiring artist, Rachel Lawson, majored in studio art, exploring interests and expanding her education in painting, art history, photography, ceramics, graphic design, drawing, sculpture and other arts related classes. Additionally, she completed the prerequisite courses for admission to an Occupational Therapy Doctorate program in the fall of 2015. She has discovered that God gifted her with an artistic and creative talent as well as a desire to help others overcome their disabilities. Prior to college, Rachel studied under the tutorage of professional artist, Janet Wimmer. During this time, she discovered both a natural talent and love for painting.