Rebecca is a PhD student in Art History at Concordia University where her research looks at the intersection of Indigenous design practices and organic modernism in North America. She holds previous degrees in Art History and Museum studies from the University of Toronto, and prior to beginning her doctoral work held positions at Indigenous Arts at The Banff Centre, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, and the Design Exchange Museum. In 2013 she was awarded the Martin Eli Weil Prize for her essay "Organic Architecture and Indigenous Design Tenets: Frank Lloyd Wright in Relation to the Work of Douglas Cardinal" which was subsequently published in the SSAC journal. In addition to her research work, she curates and writes exhibition texts, and has produced work for Gallery 44, CONTACT Photography Festival, and the University of Toronto Art Center. Rebecca has received scholarships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Concordia University and the University of Toronto, a travel grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and will be a doctoral student in residence at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in summer 2017.