About

 

Rebecca is a Chicago-based producer, curator, educator and visual artist with roots in New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles. Starting at age eleven she trained for seven years in the classical tradition of oils, watercolors and pastels with artist Barbara Herzberg

 

She is a graduate of Skidmore College, where she performed comedy, produced the National College Comedy Festival, and majored in American Studies and minored in Studio Art.

She has participated in intensive studio art and art history programs in Florence, Rome, London, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. She went on to study at the Art Students League of New York, The Glasgow School of Art, and The Chicago Mosaic School.

 

She has taught with After School Matters and has spearheaded multiple large-scale mosaic projects with students in kindergarten through high school.

 

As a Studio Manager and Conceptual Designer for David Wallace Haskins Studio, she helped to prepare a groundbreaking solo show at the Elmhurst Art Museum. 

While acting as Artistic Curator at The Den Theatre, she produced and curated the original monthly music series DIN AT THE DEN, elevating emerging musicians with her artistic direction. Her work as Music Program Director at Uncommon Ground deepened her roots in Chicago's music renaissance.

 

Her residency at WNDR museum showcased her pastel portraiture work.

 

Her artwork revolves around themes of sexuality, perception, emotionality, and intersectional feminism. She cares about cultivating cultures of liberation, growth among fellow artists, taking her artwork 100% seriously, and taking herself 0% seriously.