Rebecca Villarreal is a poet, writer, performer and visual artist based in Chicago. She has been published in multiple literary outlets as well as performed on television, radio and the stage. Featured in The Washington Post article, Life Splits for Working Stiffs Who Pursue Art, she remains dedicated to actively focusing on documentation and invention. This means that barber shops, sandwiches, sensibilities during parades and other rituals feed her work. Villarreal utilizes photography, collage, verse and other mediums to illustrate a moment, feeling or concept. Always, the viewer is free to interpret or choose to be guided with the title of a work or narration of a piece.
June 2005 media advisory: Getting Intimate on 18th Street photography show
In Pilsen, Intimate Inspiration, Chicago Tribune
Life Splits for Working Stiffs Who
Pursue Art, The Washington Post
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