Rebecca is a freelance illustrator of children's books, young adult book covers, and magazine stories. She also does character design for games and concept art for films. Her clients range from large publishers to self-published authors. She enjoys bringing all sorts of stories into visual life, and has a special interest in folk tales and any story with strong and positive female characters.
Rebecca primarily paints traditionally in mixed media. She received both her BFA and her MFA in Illustration from the Hartford Art School.
Memberships: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Illustrators Club of DC
Teaching: Rebecca teaches classes in illustration and drawing at Montgomery College in Takoma Park, MD, and at the Workhouse Art Center in Lorton, VA. She is a regular guest speaker at colleges and art guilds.
Conference and Workshop Attendance: The Illustration Master Class, Illuxcon, AwesomeCon DC, Comic Con (New York and San Diego), SCBWI Winter Conference, SCBWI Regional Events
Penguin Random House, Spider Magazine - Cricket Media, Highlights Magazine for Children, Llewellyn Worldwide, Cengage Learning, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Locomotion Press, Herald Press, Bellevue Hospital, University of Hartford, and Columbia University - Teachers College, among others.