Rachel Gutgarts graduated from the Animation Department at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, class of 2017. Born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel, to immigrant parents from the former USSR. She has been practicing silk-screen print for the last two years. She works from a screen-print workshop which she built as part of the independent artist collective STRAUS, based in Jerusalem. Also works as a sushi chef, exploring the depths of the Japanese kitchen.