Rebecca Silus is an artist and designer whose work encompasses painting, drawing, surface design, video, photography, writing, and comics. She collaborates with brands to create prints and patterns inspired by her studio practice as a painter.
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.
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.
Design House Greetings, Ace Hotel, Microsoft, Wellington Management, SOHO Myriad, Corporate Art Force, Kyle Books, Stanford University Press, Milkweed Editions, Context Travel, Uber, Nau Clothing, Concorde Hotel Berlin, Rodale, ICON Magazine, Bear Deluxe Magazine, Sister Magazine, Uppercase
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 also a regular contributing author for Gestalten, where she writes about visual culture.
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
MFA, Minneapolis College of Art + Design
BFA, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities