Originally from Southampton County, Virginia, Rebecca Lowe Mosena is an artist, arts administrator, and fundraiser with eight years of experience working in non-profit arts organizations and higher education. Currently, she serves as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), where she oversees the annual giving program. Before relocating to Chicago, Rebecca lived, studied, and worked in New York City for eight years. Her interests and research navigate contested public history, creative placemaking, and the roles that social memory, oral history—and their preservation—play throughout. Rebecca holds a BFA from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.