Rebecca Silberman teaches all manner of traditional photography, ranging from 19th Century techniques through large format at James Madison University. Her special areas of interest include handmade sensitizers, low-tech adaptations, miniatures, optics and illusions. Her most recent work rethinks the language, form and content of tintype. She has been the recipient of many awards, including a Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Fellowship, a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship (2019-2020), and has shown her work throughout the United States. Rebecca holds an MFA in Graphics (photography, printmaking and drawing) from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.