Rebecca Arthur

b. 1996, Syracuse, NY

Philadelphia, PA


 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, New York University, New York, NY, May 2018

Solo Exhibitions 

Reimagining the Black Identity, Fondation des États-Unis, Paris, FR, Feb. 2020

The House That Built Me, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA, Jun. 2019

Home Away From Home, New York University School of Professional Studies, New York, NY, Sep. 2018

Group Exhibitions

January Open Call, Esperanza Project Space, Online Exhibition, Jan. 2021

Home is___, Le Pave d’Orsay, Paris, FR, Nov. 2019

Family Photographs, Flower City Arts Center, Rochester, NY, Nov. 2018

Familiar/Familial, Photo-Emphasis, Online Exhibition, 2018

Show One: NYU Tisch Photography and Imaging BFA Thesis Exhibition, New York, NY, Jan. 2018

Voices in The Mirror, The Gordon Parks Foundation, Pleasantville, NY, Apr. 2017

On Restaging, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, Sep. 2015

Young, Colored & Angry, Holyrad Studio, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 2015

Selected Bibliography

Meyer-Belkin, Haxie, “From New York to Paris: Tracing Black Identities”, France24 Live Broadcast News, February 6,  2020

Oresick, David, “A Brief History of Loss, Life, and Healing in an American Family”, Carnegie Museum of Art: Storyboard, August 1, 2019

PDN Edu Magazine “Singles Gallery”, PDN Edu, September 20, 2018

Madu, Zito “America’s World Cup diaspora: 8 stories of immigrant identity, and what nationalism really means,” SBNation, June 21, 2018

Renstrom, Elizabeth, “This Is the Next Generation of Great Young New York Photographers,” Vice, March 19, 2017

Honors and Awards 

Fulbright Harriet-Hale Woolley Fellowship, Photography and Research Scholar, 2020

Silver Eye Center for Photography Keystone Fellowship,  Jun. 2019

Tisch Photography and Imaging Department Leadership Award, May 2018

Tisch Photography and Imaging Thomas Drysdale Production Award, Dec. 2017

Gordon Parks Foundation NYU Tisch Scholarship Recipient, May 2016-2017

Professional Experience 

Fulbright Harriet-Hale Woolley Fellowship, Fondation des Étas Unis, Paris, FR, 2020

ArtistYear AmeriCorps Fellow, Paul Robeson High School, Philadelphia, PA, 2019

Graphic Designer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, 2018  

Technology Communications and Photography Intern, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, 2016  

Resident Assistant, NYU Office of Residential Life and Housing Services, New York, NY, 2016  

Digital Technology Assistant, NYU Bobst Library, New York, NY, 2016  

Technology Assistant, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY, 2015  

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