About


Hey, I'm Rebecca Payne. I'm an artist who likes to explore fleeting moments in everyday life. 

Education 

2018 B.A. Honours in Studio Art, University of Guelph 

Solo Exhibitions 

2022 Wishing You Were Here, 10C, Guelph

2018 Are you going to respond to that?, Silence, Guelph 

Residencies 

2023 Chateau Orquevaux, Champagne, France 

2021 Co-Create Residency, Otherwise Studios, Guelph

2019 Looking For Smiley Pop Up, The Jungle, Waterloo 

2019 Artist Multiples Pop Up Market, Otherwise Studios, Guelph

2019 June Artist in Residence, Otherwise Studios, Guelph 

2019 Goodbye Soiree, Guelph 

2018 Arts Market, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2018 LUMEN, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2018 Open Studios, University of Guelph, Guelph 

2017 Cole Road Project, Guelph 

2017 The Bullring, Guelph 

2016 Cole Road Project, Guelph 

Group Exhibitions 

2021 Temporary Collection, Ed Video, Guelph

2020 Clubhouse Homecoming, Clubhouse, Kitchener 

2020 Friends and Lovers, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2019 Unfamiliarity, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2019 Community Charity Auction, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2019 Members Show, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2019 PRESS Show, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2018 Feelings, VS Studios, Toronto 

2018 Annual Juried Art Show, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 2018 Lorem Ipsum, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph 

2018 50th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph 2017 Proximity, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2017 Art in the Bullring, Guelph 

2017 Moments of Glory, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2017 Looking at Him, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2017 Departures, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2017 49th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph 2017 Realities, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2016 48th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph 2016 Art in the Bullring, The Bullring, Guelph 

2016 Art for Education, University of Guelph, Guelph 

Publications 

2021 Trick Zine, Costco Series

2020 French Press Zine, Issue 6

2020 Ronnie Magazine, Issue 2 

2019 Button Factory Arts Winter Program 

Curatorial Projects 

2019 Unfamiliarity, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2017 Proximity, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2017 Realities, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph 

2016 Art for Education, University of Guelph, Guelph 

Awards 

2021 Cover Artist, Guelph Arts x Royal City Brewing Company 

2019 Winter Programs Cover Artist, Button Factory Arts 

2018 Honourable Mention, Annual Juried Art Show, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 2018 Honourable Mention, 50th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph 

2017 Finalist, Art in the Bullring, The Bullring, Guelph 

2016 Honourable Mention, 49th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph 

Work and Volunteer Experience 

2021 Artist Biography vs. Artist Statement Workshop, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph

2020 The Quiet Limit by Tyler Um, music streaming services 

2019-2020 Clubhouse Studios, Waterloo 

2018-2019 Administrative Assistant, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 2019 Children’s Art Classes, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo 

2018 Social Media and Gallery Install team, Silence, Guelph 

2017-2018 Social Event Coordinator, Fine Arts Network, University of Guelph