Self Taught Writer, Artist, and Poker Player

Rachel went to school to be a social worker and ended up a poker playing artist, writer, and rhyming translator.

Poker Thoughts on Life

Recent Blog Posts


  • Let The Cards Fall
    "You write about your life on the internet," he said, "but you don't really want people to know about your life?" I explained that the image I'm portraying online isn't fake, but it's not a full picture either… and I … Read more
  • Why the Bluff Not?
    "You know who it is, don't you?" a customer asked regarding the dragonflies that I'd admitted visit me regularly. I told her I thought it was my grandpa Hoyt, but really I hadn't thought about it the way she was … Read more
  • Crushing Hands
    "I think maybe I can't finish them because the story isn't through," I said. Like many friends I haven't seen in a while, one of her first questions when we bumped into each other almost two months ago was if … Read more

A Preview of Rachel’s Etsy Shop

Art For Sale


One and Only Queen

Rachel loves to combine playing cards with other gaming memorabilia and acrylic paint to create designs that will add more love, luck, and playfulness to the world.

Click here to visit her etsy shop.