Rae Bolotin was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from a European family who came there from Belarus at the beginning of the last century. From 1979 Rae lives and works in Sydney, Australia. Her education includes an engineering degree, a design degree and extensive art studies. Rae took part in numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Her work is held in collections in Australia and overseas. She has been commissioned for private and public projects. Apart from being a sculptor, Rae is also Artistic Director of BigCi international artist residency program.