Rebecca Silus is an artist and designer whose work encompasses painting, drawing, surface design, video, photography, writing, and comics.

For over a decade, her studio has worked with gallerists, curators, consultants, and interior designers to place her work in corporate and private collections, hotels, and commercial interiors. She creates a limited number of original works each year that are available for purchase through her studio. She collaborates with brands to create prints and patterns inspired by her studio practice as a painter.

Rebecca has been a speaker and visiting artist at Gustavus College and the Santa Fe Art Institute and is a recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the State of Minnesota. As an exhibiting artist, her work has been shown nationally and placed in numerous corporate and private collections.

Selected Clients

Ace Hotel, Microsoft, Wellington Management, SOHO Myriad, Corporate Art Force, Design House Greetings, Kyle Books, Stanford University Press, Milkweed Editions, Context Travel, Uber, Nau Clothing, Concorde Hotel Berlin, Rodale, ICON Magazine, Bear Deluxe Magazine, Sister Magazine, Uppercase Magazine

Additional Background + Projects

Photography, video, and writing can be found at the Field Office, Rebecca’s studio and online creative space for multimedia storytelling.

Projects include a series of video diaries from Berlin and a year-long visual survey of Minnesota’s natural and built landscapes funded by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Most recent is a webcomic about history, aforeigncountry.com.

Rebecca is a regular contributing author for Gestalten, where she writes about visual culture.

Publications + Press

Uppercase Magazine
Instagram Blog
New American Paintings
Apartment Therapy
They Draw and Cook
They Draw and Travel

Awards + Artist Residencies

Minnesota State Arts Board
Artist Initiative Grant
Gustavus College
Visiting Artist and Speaker
Santa Fe Art Institute
Fellowship and Artist Residency
Science Museum of Minnesota
Artist Residency


MFA, Minneapolis College of Art + Design
BFA, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities