Rachel Engh

Researcher/Planner
Metris Arts Consulting
Easton, Pennsylvania

Rachel Engh is a researcher/planner at Metris Arts Consulting. Located in Easton, PA, Metris provides research, planning, and evaluation services to reveal arts’ impacts and help communities equitably improve their cultural vitality. Since joining Metris in 2015, Engh has worked on a variety of projects at the intersection of community, place, and culture. Recently, she’s explored how communities use arts and culture to activate vacant properties and facilitated webinars to address various technical assistance needs for a national cohort of organizations new to creative placemaking. Engh has spoken about Metris’ work for conferences and webinars and has contributed articles to Public Art Review, Createquity and Americans’ for the Arts’ ARTSblog. When she’s not at Metris, she enjoys sending postcards to family and friends, spending time along the Delaware River, and watching her cat, Harriet, chase crumpled up pieces of paper. Engh holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and a B.A. in Sociology from Grinnell College. Email: engh@metrisarts.com.