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Rebecca Welz

Adjunct Professor - CCE

Email
rwelz@pratt.edu
Phone
7186363617
Website
http://www.rebeccawelz.com/

Sculptor represented by June Kelly Gallery (New York) and galleries on the West Coast; included in many public and private collections;
grants include Pollock Krasner and ED Foundation grants;
fellowships include Urban Glass; founder of Association of Women Industrial Designers (AWID), mounting first exhibition of product design by women in the US, Goddess in the Details; published book on exhibition.

Director: The Guyana Project 2010, The Malinalco Project 2012

Director: The Antigua Project theantiguaproject.com 2015, 2016, 2017 ongoing
Taking designers to collaborate with local artisans in Antigua, Guatemala to create products.

Design Collaborations with Sunpower Corporation, PAX Water, and Algalita Foundation with Charles Moore who sailed into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 1997.

Furniture designer and jewelry designer

Taught an international design workshop at Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, 2019 with Industrial Design students from China.

Visiting designer at Boibuchet, France 2010, taught a workshop on sustainability to designers from around the world.

B.A., Empire State College; B.F.A., SMFA, Boston.