the love in love, syllables seeds. (Neruda)
Kozo, dyes, graphite
A resident of Oberlin, Ohio, Rebecca Cross was born in Texas and raised in Japan and Alaska, and still considers herself a Pacific Northwesterner. She is married to the composer, and her artistic collaborator, Randolph Coleman, with whom she has a daughter and son.
A finalist for both the NICHE Award in Surface Design and the Dunay Prize for Fashion Accessories in 2006, and recipient of the Textile Society of America New Professional Award in 2010, artist Rebecca Cross exhibits her work nationally and internationally, including in shows juried by textile art luminaries Susan Shie, Nancy Crow, Cynthia Schira, Yoshiko Yamamoto Wada and Jason Pollen. Formally trained as a bel canto singer at the Oberlin Conservatory, in Oberlin, Ohio, where she now lives, she has performed contemporary art music in a range of venues. The worlds of music and literature continue to fascinate and inform her visual art.