Rebecca Najdowski is a visual artist and writer currently based in the Bay Area. Using video, photography, and installation her work investigates disruptions of logic and time, and the possibility of transformation.
In 2011 she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil to produce a visual and social art project. Among her numerous exhibitions and video screenings, she has shown at The Lab and Queens Nails Projects in San Francisco, Kala Art Gallery in Berkeley, Scala Mata gallery in Venice, Athens Video Art Festival in Greece, and performed at Oi Futuro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her writing has appeared in ArtPractical.com and DaWire.com and she contributes regularly to DailyServing.com. In 2010-2011 Rebecca was an artist-in-residence at CAPACETE in Rio de Janeiro and in 2012 at Signal Fire in Oregon.
In addition to teaching at California College of the Arts, Rebecca is a digital photography instructor at the Art Studio at UC Berkeley and taught the course Visioning the Invisible as a teaching artist at Southern Exposure in San Francisco. She is also the founder and coordinator of Rochina Foto Project, a digital photography course for youth in Rio de Janeiro’s largest favela.
Rebecca received her MFA in photography from California College of the Arts in 2010 and created her own degree, Cultural Studies and the Arts, as an undergraduate at the University of New Mexico.