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STATEMENT

Rebecca Schnopp is an artist, arts advocate, and arts administrator currently residing in the Greater Boston area. Her current work explores dichotomies, including permanence and impermanence, life and death and, pleasure and pain.

Through the use of repetitive processes and the intersection of organic and inorganic materials, she creates forms that explore the physical, psychological and emotional implications of conflicting emotions and events.

Her Between Life and Death series in particular, focuses on emotional dichotomy, and how we can experience an essence of two contradictory emotions simultaneously.


BIOGRAPHY

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 of Fine Arts. 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 currently resides in the Greater Boston area, and is the Assistant Director of the Cambridge Art Association (CAA) in Cambridge, MA.

β€œIt is the mission of the Cambridge Art Association (CAA) to build a vibrant community through visual art: connecting individuals and facilitating dialogue among artists and art lovers of all ages and backgrounds. To accomplish this, CAA exhibits quality works of art and seeks to enrich lives and engage art enthusiasts and collectors. CAA also provides educational opportunities to its members and others to enhance their skills as artists and promote the appreciation of visual art.”