Rachel Escoe is an artist living and working in Portland, OR. After studying at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Alberta Rachel returned to Portland, OR. to continue creating and learning. She has studied all forms of art from printmaking and drawing to sculpture using glass, ceramics, wood, and metal. Her current focus is glass where she makes both sculptural and functional Art objects.
The Koru, which is often used in Maori Art as a symbol of creation. is based on the shape of an unfurling fern frond. Its Circular shape conveys the idea of the perpetual movement and its inward coil suggests a return to the point of origin. The Koru therefore symbolizes the way in which life both changes and stays the same.
Each piece is different with a range of size but they average about 6" tall and 4" wide.