Rebecca Michaels

Associate Professor of Instruction, Tyler School of Art and Architecture
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Rebecca Michaels has been teaching at Tyler since 1981 in a variety of capacities and is currently the Interim Head of the Photography Program and Graduate Advisor. Her background includes extensive experience as an educator, photographer, book artist, certified Master offset printer, curator, administrator, and design professional. She is deeply committed to and passionate about the education of the visual artist and the role of critical thinking in creating learning as a lifelong pattern. 

Michaels’ studio practice is anchored in and influenced by her graphic design and architectural sensibilities, with recent photographic work being book-based, both handmade and mass-produced. Michaels has exhibited nationally and internationally, with her book works in various museum collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fine Art Book Collection, The Museum of Modern Art Artists Book Collection, and The New York City Library Rare Book Collection.  

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