Rebecca Kautz (b.1978, Princeton, IL) is an interdisciplinary artist working in painting and drawing as well as time based mediums. She holds a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Masters of Art in Education from Argosy University-Chicago, and is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kautz has an exhibition and performance record that includes both solo and group shows since 2001. She has performed work that has been presented at The Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago, CAN Gallery (Chicago) as well as presented solo performance work at SHE SHE Gallery and alternative spaces. She presented work at the Open Engagement Conference on Socially Engaged Art and will be an instructor in the Art Department at University of Wisconsin-Madison for the 2017-2018 academic year teaching art survey.