Artist Rebecca Baruc, one of the subjects of the new documentary “The Dilemma of Desire,” on our astonishing lack of cliteracy.
Rebecca is a Chicago-based producer, curator, performer and visual artist with roots in New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles.
She has participated in intensive studio art and art history programs in Florence, Rome, London, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. She went on to study at the Art Students League of New York, The Glasgow School of Art, and The Chicago Mosaic School.
As a Studio Manager and Conceptual Designer for David Wallace Haskins Studio, she helped to prepare a groundbreaking solo show at the Elmhurst Art Museum.
While acting as Artistic Curator at The Den Theatre, she produced and curated the original monthly music series DIN AT THE DEN, elevating emerging musicians with her artistic direction.
Her residency at WNDR museum showcased her pastel portraiture work.
Her artwork revolves around themes of sexuality and perception. She cares about culture, cultivating growth among fellow artists, and taking herself 0% seriously.