Rachel Kavathe is an artist, landscape architect, and city planner. Her work focuses on creative placemaking and site-specific art installations. Her studio is located in Columbus, Indiana.
Rachel has over 15 years of experience working with communities to create, enhance, and celebrate the genius loci, or spirit of a place. Her work ranges in scale from community-wide master planning and public space design, to public art installations, and environmental art.
Her business can be found at www.locicreativellc.com.
Since 2017, Rachel and Eric have been working on creating “Pollinator Parks” in Columbus, IN with a focus on Blackwell Park and Pleasant Grove.
Some topics include:
What childhood experiences helped shape her passion for environmental advocacy?
How can an individual proactively advocate for the environment and reduce negative impacts of climate change?
How has public support changed in relation to investing in parks and using native plants?
What vision does Rachel have for future work projects related to wellness?
What does healing mean to you?
Just Mercy movie
Central Park 5 documentary
Friends of Pollinator Parks Facebook Group – Rachel and Eric started this group in Columbus to encourage people to invest in parks and use native wildflowers in public and private landscapes
Eric’s #100plantproject Instagram project
Rachel’s blog (coming soon) at www.ideasonnature.com