Rachel Valdés stands out for her large-format installations where mirrors, crystals, laminated security mirrors, stainless steel structures, marine plates or carbon fiber, Dibond and polyamide screen predominate. She has held personal exhibitions including; "Dulce Vida" at "La Casona" Gallery (2011), "En el Espacio", Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (2016) and part of this exhibition presented at Art Basel Miami (2017).
Her creative versatility has led her to develop in other media where she is internationally known for her large-format installations. It has been possible to enjoy pieces such as: " Felices para siempre" (2012), "Cuadrado Azul" (2013), "Pirámide" (2014), "Realidad' (2014), in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Havana Biennial; located since 2016 in the gardens of the Ministry of Culture of Cuba; "Cubo Azul" and "Composición Infinita" (2016) exhibited that same year at the Arco Fair in Madrid. In 2016, New York City enjoyed " El principio del fin" which the public and critics welcomed with great acceptance; it was news in the main press media during the two months it was exhibited in Times Square. In 2018 the piece "Eden" was exhibited as a result of the Summit Art scholarship, which specialized in installations, located in UTAH, United States. In the XIII Havana Biennial, she reappears with the piece "Inmersión" in the project "Detrás del Muro", with excellent reception from the public and critics.
Valdés received artistic training at the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts. She participated in several creative workshops in different techniques at the Instituto Superior de Arte taught by professors and artists from different universities in Spain, Germany and the United States.