Rebecca was born in Los Angeles, California. She received her BA in Art with an emphasis in Art History at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Following graduation she spent a semester as a prior degree student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago before attending the San Francisco Art Institute for her MFA in Studio Art. She has taught at the Green Art Workshop, assisted teaching at the San Francisco Art Institute, and occasionally works as a private studio assistant. Currently she works as the Operations Manger and ceramic instructor at the Mill Valley Potters Studio.