Rebecca Beachy

Rebecca Beachy

Artist, Taxidermist

Born in Denver, Colorado, Rebecca Beachy is a recipient of both an MFA in Studio Arts and an MA in Art History from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has taught at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and currently teaches Material Studies and Contemporary Practices at the Chicago High School for the Arts.

Her sculptures, interventions and installations have been exhibited throughout Chicago and beyond, most recently traveling to Roving Room at Habersham Mills, Georgia and FRISE in Hamburg, Germany. Her writing has been published with the literary journal Puerto del Sol as well as various art catalogues and small publications in Chicago. As volunteer specimen preparator and educator, Beachy trained to demonstrate taxidermy to the public at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum for the Chicago Academy of Sciences, Department of Collections. Find more at

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