21: Rebecca Green

Categories: Creatives 2012

When we last put the spotlight on 100 creative forces in Phoenix, it was no secret there were more than 100 individuals who were making waves in the local arts community. So as we count down to our annual Best of Phoenix issue, we're profiling 100 more. Welcome (back) to 100 Creatives.

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Rebecca Green

Rebecca Green moved to Phoenix from Michigan this summer (yes, brave), and she's already making a splash in the local arts scene.

The illustrator and fine artist (who says she also dabbles in stop motion and sculpture when she can), is currently working out of The Lodge on Grand Avenue where she says she spends her days making new work and listening to podcasts about brains and animals. Her dream job would be to work on a stop motion film for Wes Anderson.

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Rebecca Green
Lunch at the Seneca Depot
I came to Phoenix with ... the love of my life and best friend, Matt, our plants, and too many sweaters.

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Rebecca Green
Get ready, confetti.
I make art because ... there is so much wonder in this world, and it's the only way I can explain how in awe I am of it.

I'm most productive in ... the last month leading up to an exhibit. That deadline pressure forces me to let go of expectations and I'll whip out basically all my paintings for a show in those couple of weeks. And of course coffee is always present.

My inspiration wall is full of ... pictures of trees and woods, hanging lavender, illustrations from Maira Kalman, Chris Sickels, amazing artists from Michigan, and a photograph from the late 1800's of an old woman with a young girl who is holding two kittens so tight that she is practically smothering them.

I've learned the most from ... jumping into situations. When I get there, I usually realize that everyone is just as lost as I am.

Good work should always ... feel good to make.

The Phoenix creative scene could use more ... hmm..hugs for strangers from Michigan? Also more collaboration spaces and studios where artists work full time.

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Rebecca Green
All That I Have is Enough

The Creatives, so far ... (And while you're here, check out 100 Tastemakers on Chow Bella.)

100:Lara Plecas
99. Isaac Caruso
98. Brandon Gore
97. Kelsey Dake
96. Hector Ruiz
95. Caroline Battle
94: Jennifer Campbell
93. Jeff Chabot
92. Tiffiney Yazzie
91. Daniel Germani
90. Irma Sanchez
89. Daniel m. Davis
88. Kirstin Van Cleef
87. Emmett Potter
86. Sarah Hurwitz
85. Christine Cassano
84. Fred Tieken
83. Lindsay Kinkade
82. Ruben Galicia
81. Robert Uribe
80. Heidi Abrahamson
79. Josephine Davis
78. Travis Ladue
77. Taz Loomans
76. Mikey Jackson
75. Alex Empty
74. Joe Ray
73. Carol Roque
72. Daniel Funkhouser
71. Carla Chavarria
70. Hugo Medina
69. Cavin Costello
68. Claire Carter
67. Lindsay Tingstrom
66. Catherine Ruane
65. Christopher Crosby
64. Aaron Johnson
63. Brenda Eden
62. Colton Brock
61. Ernesto Moncada
60. Benjamin Phillips
59. Brad Armstrong
58. Angela Hardison
57. Tyler Quinn
56. Andrew James Benson
55. Charles Anthony Darr
54: Tiffe Fermaint
53. Eric Cox
52. Victor Vasquez
51. John Randall Nelson
50. Lauren Lee
49. Kyle Jordre
48. Julie C. Kent
47. Sean Deckert
46. Niba DelCastillo
45. Joseph Benesh
44. Ashley Harder
43. Dan Vermillion
42. Daniel Shepherd
41. James B. Hunt
40. Lori Fenn
39. Seth Gideon Fainkujen
38. Wayne Rainey
37. Christian Filardo
36. Melissa Cody
35. Jason Rudolph Peña
34. Cindy Iverson
33. Ryan Gentry
32. Sebastien Millon
31. Andrea Beesley
30. Chris Pruitt
29. Robert Diehl
28. Rachel Malloy
27. Jonathan Simon
26. Ann Morton
25. Kim Moody
24. Kevin Flanagan
23. Such and Champ Styles
22. Julia Fournier

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where she says she spends her days making new work and listening to podcasts about brains and animals. Her dream job would be to work on a stop motion film for Wes Anderson.

 

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