Rebecca Anders is a San Francisco-based artist and performer, where she works as a mixed-media sculptor, metal artisan, and welding and sculpture instructor.
Rebecca received a BFA from Cornell University in 1995, and has since shown her sculpture and graphic work in galleries and events around the Bay Area and West Coast. A member of the Flaming Lotus Girls, she has participated in the design, construction and operation of large-scale fire sculptures, most often experienced at the Burning Man festival.
A veteran of stage acting and tech, Rebecca has performed with a capella trio called Samsara, puppetry and street theater group Art and Revolution, and the all-drag 50's band, "The Woodyz." In 2004, she was a team member in a two week road race filmed for the Discovery Channel show, "Junkyard Megawars".
Rebecca's teaching experience includes sculpture, metal fabrication, music, theater and puppetry instruction with children, college students and adults.
An artist by passion and profession, was born in Los Angeles to an Iranian mother and Pakistani father.
She comes from a strong background in art, specifically painting, photography and film. Two years ago, she began expressing her art in metal sculpture. Now, she designs and fabricates large metal sculptures and installations by commission.
She is an active member of a San Francisco based artist group called the Flaming Lotus Girls (flaminglotus.com). She is also the founding member of an organization called Tekaan (tekaan.org) which promotes progressive Iranian culture and identity in the world.
Yasmin currently lives and works in San Francisco.