2018, Graphite, gouache, vinyl paint and paper on panel, 24 x 36 in.
Rebecca Rothfus Harrell is a visual artist living and working in Austin, TX. She earned a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1999) and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Tufts University/SMFA (2005). Her work has been exhibited in a variety of locations including: Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; Miami, FL; Philadelphia, PA; San Jose, CA; and Austin, TX. She has attended residencies at The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of NM (2019), Vermont Studio Center (2017) and The Banff Centre (2015). As part of the City of Austin's Art in Public Places TEMPO 2D Program, Harrell was commissioned to create a mural at the Jamie Odom Gazebo on the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail in downtown Austin which will remain on display until August of this year. Harrell is honored to be a 2020 Pollock-Krasner Grantee.