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
Anthology featuring nine authors from around the US and Canada delivers bite-sized portions of terror

The horror and trauma here are more implicit and embedded into the place, more chronic than acute, and all too familiar.

The letter indicates conflicting understanding within the BMA itself about the justification for the deaccessions

A group of former trustees and members of Baltimore Museum of Art’s accessions committees sent a letter to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh requesting that their offices investigate the BMA for its recent decision to deaccession three major works.

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.