Zenzi

Rachel Znerold

Rachel Znerold
Creative Director

Bio

Best Known For:
A wild and colorful wardrobe, undying optimism and a creative spin that turns challenging situations into opportunities. A total food geek, almost always covered in paint splatters and an excellent high-kicker.

Professional Highlights:
Ten years of graphic design and creative direction at Zenzi; Fine art painter, fashion designer and creative consultant at Rachel Z Art; Art Teacher, Couture wedding gown designer; Founding member of fAction, a female performance art collective using fashion for social change

Favorite Hangouts: Online & Real World
Online: Instagram, NPR, Facebook, The Bold Italic, Juxtapoz, Elephant Journal, Nylon
Real World: Biking around the Mission District in SF, Indie Rock Shows, Art Openings

Biggest Joy:
My family, for sure. I am unbelievably blessed. Oh, and dark chocolate.

Secrets to My Success:
Be kind, Work Hard, Cultivate Taste, Smile a lot, Never give up

Big, Crazy Dream:
To fly around the world showing and creating artwork, to inspire and support people everywhere to make their lives more beautiful, and to have a sweet little farm house with a vegetable garden and an enormous art studio where I can make art forever.

If I Could, I Would Tour With:
A Circus!

Favorite Album:
Everything by Sam Cooke.

Guilty Pleasures:
Popcorn, Pop music, Poppin’ & Lockin’, Puppy Youtube Videos

People Who Rock:
Malala Yousafzai, Georgia O’Keefe, Yoko Ono, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Marina Abromivich, Alice Neel, Tina Fey, Beyonce, My Mom