Rebecca is an artist specializing in public art. Far from progressing in a straight line, her artistic development has proceeded along a variety of interesting paths. She has not confined herself to one specific approach but creates artwork to fit the needs of the client and the site. She navigates between diverse mediums, from glass and terra cotta to metal or stone. Her collaborative experience working with other artists and design professionals has broadened her perspective providing her with opportunities to advance her work each time in different ways at the intersection of public art, design, and architecture. 

Selected Exhibitions

2008 Iowa Artist / Drawing, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa

1993 One Person Show Grandview College, Des Moines, Iowa

1991 “Objects’ Group Show, Olson- Larson Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa

1991 Women’s Invitational Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa

1983 Women’s Invitational Warm Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota



2007 Iowa Arts Council

1994 Iowa Arts Council



2016 Community Outreach Program, Des Moines Art Center

2015 Partnership 2GETHER residency Western Gallilee, Israel 

2009 - 10 Drake University, College of Art and Design, Des Moines, Iowa

2007 Metro Arts Alliance, After School Program, Des Moines, Iowa 


Selected Commissions

2015 Davidson’s Dream, Eling Hall, Biorenewable Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

2015 Elements of Erudition, School Of Education, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

2014 - 15 The Peace of Wild Things, Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown Iowa

2012 Purest Substance, Hach Hall, Chemistry Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

2011 Service and Honor, Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown, Iowa

2010 Calm Waters, P. Sue Beckwith Boathouse, University Of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

2008 Unfolding Passage, Iowa Juvenile Home, Toledo, Iowa

2004 Seeds of Change, Martin Hall Residence Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

2003 Harmonia Universalis, Buchanan Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

2002 Gathered in the Spirit, St.Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Ames, Iowa

2001 Seeds of Change, Eaton Hall Iowa State University Ames, Iowa

1994 Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1992 Dwight Opperman Memorial, Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa

1989 Willard Boyd Portrait, University of Iowa Law School, Iowa City, Iowa

1983 Life Flight Memorial Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa