2016 Calibraska Teaching Artist Assistant
2017 BFA Experimental Animation, CalArts
Coming from a fine arts background, Rachel studied painting, sculpture and drawing in high school and at Rhode Island School of Design before pursuing animation at California Institute of the Arts. As an experimental animation major, she works in a variety of mediums including traditional hand-drawn animation, stop motion (such as paint-on-glass, cutout, and claymation), and digital animation techniques using the Adobe Creative Suite and CG software.
At Calarts, Rachel has been the assistant teacher for visual story and animation production classes. She is also a studio assistant at Los Angeles’ Inner-City Arts with Erica Larsen-Dockray, helping high school students create their own animated works. Seropian has interned at Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the production company responsible for stop-motion television shows Robot Chicken and SuperMansion. In her spare time she enjoys frequent donut-eating, petting small animals, and listening to great tunes.