Rebecca Potts is a teaching artist currently living in Los Angeles. She has taught art for over 10 years and is also a mother. Her work is inspired by the land, environment, and ecological concern.
Potts received her MFA in Visual Arts from Washington University in St. Louis in 2009 and her BA in Studio Art and Geography from Middlebury College in Vermont in 2004. She also studied printmaking, painting, photography, wilderness issues, and Australian aboriginal art at the University of Tasmania Centre for the Arts.
Her work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Australia. In 2010, her essay on art and climate change, “Creating a Fourth Culture,” was published in 20UNDER40: Re-Inventing the Arts and Arts Education for the 21st Century. Rebecca has also worked as an arts administrator, community organizer, school founder, and freelance web designer. She is participating in the Artist Residency in Motherhood.