Rebecca Silus is an artist, designer, author, and educator based in Berlin, Los Angeles, Marfa, Minneapolis, Portland, Berlin.

Rebecca collaborates with brands, studios, agencies, design departments, to create unique surface designs inspired by her studio practice as a painter. She also creates a limited number of original works each year that are available for purchase through her studio.

Her background as a painter informs her bold use of color, space, texture and movement in her on-trend designs.

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.

Education

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

Skills

Commercial: Pattern development, illustration, trend + mood board creation
Fine Art: Curation, consulting, commissions, grant writing

Clients

Please visit the Clients page for past collaborations.

Additional Background

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

Projects

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.

True Story

Hitchhiked across France
Toured Albania via bus and taxicab
Travels with sourdough starter