Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton

Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton


Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton (MEd, University of Idaho), is a multimedia artist and art educator living in Spokane, Washington.  Ms. Wilkins-Pepiton teaches high school visual art and serves as the curriculum coordinator for the Central Valley High School Department of Fine Arts. From 2016-2019, she co-directed Telling War, the NEH funded community veteran story building project. Prior to moving to Spokane, she was Executive Director of SLC Arts Council in upstate New York where she successfully organized university, civic and community partnerships that served to build bridges between people from diverse educational and economic backgrounds. She regularly organized and hosted forums bringing together poets, philosophers, folklorists, and musicians to discuss a range of issues such as the power of place. Ms. Wilkins-Pepiton is a Returned US Peace Corps volunteer (China 2010-12) where she developed English language curriculum based on creative pedagogies for training rural Chinese teachers, facilitated and led an Environmental Leadership Camp for university students, and taught communication and culture courses at Guizhou University. Now in her eleventh year as a high school art educator, teaching both studio and art history courses, Wilkins-Pepiton guides students through the process of self-expression toward an aesthetic and cultural understanding of the visual world they encounter all around them (MEd, University of Idaho), is a multimedia artist and art educator living in Spokane, Washington.  Ms. Wilkins-Pepiton teaches high school visual art and serves as the curriculum coordinator for the Central Valley High School Department of Fine Arts. From 2016-2019, she co-directed Telling War, the NEH funded community veteran story building project. Prior to moving to Spokane, she was Executive Director of SLC Arts Council in upstate New York where she successfully organized university, civic and community partnerships that served to build bridges between people from diverse educational and economic backgrounds. She regularly organized and hosted forums bringing together poets, philosophers, folklorists, and musicians to discuss a range of issues such as the power of place. Ms. Wilkins-Pepiton is a Returned US Peace Corps volunteer (China 2010-12) where she developed English language curriculum based on creative pedagogies for training rural Chinese teachers, facilitated and led an Environmental Leadership Camp for university students, and taught communication and culture courses at Guizhou University. Now in her eleventh year as a high school art educator, teaching both studio and art history courses, Wilkins-Pepiton guides students through the process of self-expression toward an aesthetic and cultural understanding of the visual world they encounter all around them