Rebekah Kirkman

Rebekah Kirkman

Rebekah Kirkman is BmoreArt's Managing Editor. An artist, writer, and editor, Rebekah moved from Florida to Baltimore in 2010 to study painting at MICA. She worked for the Baltimore City Paper as visual arts editor, intern manager, and fact-checking coordinator from 2014 to 2017. She writes criticism, essays, and profiles with a strong interest in social/political concerns surrounding the arts. Her freelance work has appeared in the Baltimore Beat, Baltimore Fishbowl, The Outline, and elsewhere. Email Rebekah to talk about editorial stuff at

Stories by Rebekah Kirkman
Among so many ever-louder calls for accountability and change across the country, MICA faces a critical moment

MICA faculty assert that the pandemic has magnified longstanding problems, and the Board of Trustees responds

Dylan Ubaldo commissioned Reem Unknown to design the ‘Tip Your Local Squeegee Boy’ T-shirt 

Ubaldo gave Reem no stipulations; he just wanted something that felt "empowering" and true to Reem's style.

The Hampden-based progressive studio encourages artists’ autonomy and creative expression

Progressive art studios are philosophically integral to disability rights and social justice.

Photos by Devin Allen, Shae McCoy, Elena Volkova, Philip Muriel, Randall Scott, and Kyle Pompey

Ethics and expression through photos of protest