Rebecca Bella Rich

Rebecca Bella Rich, born in 1960 in Cambridge Massachusetts, has been enriching Gateway with her lively imagination since 1990.

Rich’s unfettered creativity is present in the books she writes, illustrates, and publishes. The themes of Rich’s work often include reflections on feminism, sexuality, friendship, and dreams. She is a spirited woman who happens to be a terrific dancer.

Rich’s work has been shown nationally and internationally at the Berenberg Gallery in Boston and Brandeis University in Waltham, MA; in New York at the Outsider Art Fair and in London, England where she won a MENCAP award. Rich’s work has also been shown in Massachusetts at the Gateway Gallery, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Barneys NY, the DeCordova Museum, the Mall at Chestnut Hill.

“To be an artist gives you the freedom to express yourself.”