Rebecca Rau

Born New Orleans, Louisiana

Lives Oakland, California



San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2013

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Sculpture

New York University, New York, NY, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Art History

Semester in Accra, Ghana and Paris, France



  • ReTSD, Blue Door Beads, Oakland, CA, 2015
  • Unrestrained Vivacity, Torpedo Sushi, Oakland, CA, 2014



  • The Blue Library, Press Street Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA 2014-2015
  • Obsolete Technology, B4BEL4B, Oakland, CA, 2014
  • Plain and Simple, Paolo Mejia Satellite Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2014
  • Framework, Faultline Artspace, Oakland, CA 2014
  • Postcards from the Edge, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, 2014
  • 8×10, Faultline Artspace, Oakland, CA, 2013
  • Spring Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • Salmagundi, Grotto Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • Wearable Art Awards, Port Moody Arts Centre, Port Moody, Canada, 2013
  • Balls Out, Queen’s Nails Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • Art by Telephone…Recalled, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • Landfill, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2012
  • Post No Bills, New Orleans Community Printshop, New Orleans, LA, 2012
  • NOLA NOW Database, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 2012
  • The Billboard Art Project, New Orleans, LA, 2011
  • Blue Skies, Studio of Lyle Ashton Harris, Accra, Ghana, 2010



  • Online Showcase Winner – sculpture division. ArtSlant. 2014.
  • Artist in Residence. Waaw Center. Saint-Louis, Senegal. July-August, 2013



  • Contributing Illustrator for Hypocrite Reader. February 2015 – present. Online.
  • San Francisco Art Institute. Currency. San Francisco, CA. 2013: 132-133. Print
  • Wilson, Patrick D. “Experiment and Concept: Teaching, Learning, and Making at

the San Francisco Art Institute.” Contemporary Artists. Chongqing, China. No. 4

(2013). Print.



Camp 510, Oakland, CA, 2015

  • Designed & taught progressive visual arts curriculum for students aged 6 to 14.

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2012-2013

  • Served as Undergraduate Writing Tutor for which I conducted peer-editing seminars in freshman and sophomore writing classes