Rebecca Henriksen is an interdisciplinary artist who works in video, paint, fiber, and performance. Drawing on personal memories of familial and romantic love and pain as well as textual sources of poetry and gender/queer theory, she creates work at the intersection of embodiment, identity, and endurance. She has exhibited and presented her work nationally and internationally at venues in California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Finland, and Romania. She received her B.S. in Studio Art (Drawing and Painting) and her B.A. in Music (Trumpet) from Biola University. Henriksen continued her art education at Yale University while getting a Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) from Yale Divinity School and the Institute of Sacred Music where she received the Dominique De Menil Scholarship upon graduation (designated for a M.A.R. student concentrating in visual arts). She also holds a Master of Arts in Theatre Arts & Performance Studies from Brown University.