Rebecca Schnopp grew up in western Massachusetts and moved to Boston to attend the Lesley University College of Art & Design where she received her Bachelor in Fine Arts with a focus in sculpture. She has received awards including the Stephen D. Paine scholarship from the Boston Art Dealers Association, the Norma and Rose Avnet Fellowship from the Berkshire Art Association and the Deans Award of Excellence from the Lesley University College of Art & Design. She has worked in various art-related fields including galley guarding for the Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty exhibition at Lesley University, interning at the Laguna Art Museum in the Art Education department, and gallery interning for the Cambridge Art Association. When she is not in her studio, she spends her time reading, watching 80's horror movies and hiking through any mountain she can find near the city of Boston.