Rebecca Skelton earned her B.F.A. and M.F.A. in painting from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. She moved to Atlanta in 1979, where she worked in the advertising industry. After moving to St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1985, she reestablished her career as an artist and teacher.
Ms. Skelton's work has been collected, exhibited, and published since 1974. She has taught art classes for University of Tampa, St. Petersburg College, USF St. Petersburg, HCC Ybor, and Eckerd College as well as for the Morean Arts Center, Creative Clay, Youth Arts Corps, and the Dali Museum. Her work can be seen in the Morean Arts Center, Florida CraftArt Gallery, Davidson’s Fine Art, Articles, and Vincent William Gallery.
At Shorecrest, Ms. Skelton will be providing drawing lessons for Celebrate the Arts.