About Me

Rachel Crawshaw

Artist, illustrator, digital creator and owner of Mushroommoondesigns


Rachel holds a BA hon’s degree in Contemporary Art History from Lancaster University and is passionate about all things creative.
She currently manages mushroommoondesigns, a creative business including an Etsy shop, you tube channel and blog. She is a member of Blackburn artist’s society and can be found painting, creating and generally making a mess all over Lancashire.

Originally from Cannock in the West Midlands, she studied in Lancaster, and now lives in the Ribble Valley with her husband Robin, son Joseph and their cat Holly. She loves crafting, all things art, and deep conversations with friends.



Paint Garstang 2022
2nd Prize
Garstang, UK

Paint Padiham 2022
Certificate of Artistic excellence
Padiham, UK

Paint the town Blackburn 2020 Highly commended
Blackburn, UK

Get in touch

Rachel is available for commissions and projects. If you want to chat about paintings, creativity, workshops or anything else with a creative leaning, don’t hesitate in reaching out on Etsy, Facebook or email rachelteresacrawshaw@gmail.com

Rachel Crawshaw

Exhibitions and projects

Lancashire Stories illustrator 2022

Artist in residence Furor Scribendi– small bells ring 2022

Blackburn Artists 75th Anniversary exhibition Blackburn Cathedral 2022

Make your own folded sketchbook workshops in conjunction with Cultrapedia and Spot on Lancashire , Blackburn and Darwen Markets 2022

The Write Time Anthology of short stories: author of the short story “Glamour 13.7” 2022