Rebecca Gilbert is an experienced printmaker who works primarily in the mediums of woodcut and intaglio. Rebecca earned an MFA in printmaking/book arts from The University of the Arts and a BFA in Printmaking from Marshall University. She also studied nontoxic etching at the Grafisk Eksperimentarium in Capileira, Spain, has been an artist in residence at Jentel Foundation, and is an alumnus of Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art where she presented three solo exhibitions and curated several group exhibitions including “The Extra-Dimensional Printmaking Invitational” as part of Philagrafika 2010.
Among her most recent awards are a travel grant from The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in 2015 to attend a residency in Questa, New Mexico, a Surdna Foundation Enrichment Grant to support her exploration of wood engraving at the Augusta Heritage Center in 2013, and a Faculty Scholarship Conference Award from Fleisher to attend Sphere, Southern Graphics Council International’s 2015 conference in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Ms. Gilbert’s work is in many private collections and has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions regionally, nationally, and internationally. In addition to Fleisher, she currently teaches at The University of the Arts and Maryland Institute College of Art. She lives and works in South Philadelphia.