Rebecca Warren (British, b.1965) is a renowned sculptor. Warren was born in Pinhoe, Exeter, UK. In 1989, she joined Goldsmiths' College, University of London, and graduated with a BA in 1992. She then went to Chelsea college of Art, in London, UK, graduating with an MFA in 1994. After earning her master's degree, Warren worked at Ruskin School, Oxford University, from 1993 to 1994, as an artist-in-residence. Warren is known for using different sources to produce her sculptures, most of which also have a strong formal awareness. She also likes to use conventional materials with sensual physicality. Warren has produced numerous sculptures including Totem (A) (2003), Toteum (2008), and There Is Another Way (2011). Warren collaborated on most of her works with Fergal Stapleton (Irish, b.1961) until the year 1997.
Among her numerous solo exhibitions are I Have Every Vice in the World, at Dolphin Gallery in Oxford (1993), The Agony and the Ecstasy, at Maureen Paley in London (2000), and Dark Passage at Kunsthalle Zurich in Switzerland (2004). Warren has also participated in group exhibitions at institutions such as Whitworth Young Contemporaries, in Manchester, UK (1993), Galerie Krinzinger, in Vienna, Austria (1999), and Donald Young Gallery, in Chicago, IL (2010). Along with Urs Fischer (Swiss, b.1973), the sculptor also had a curated exhibition at Angus Fairhurst, Sadie Coles HQ, in London in 2010.
Some of the awards and nominations Warren has received over the years include the Artists First-time Publication Award, the Arts Council of England (1997), the Artists Production Awards, London Arts Board (1998), and Vincent Award nominee, Stedelijk Museum, Holland (2008). Warren's first solo exhibition in an American museum was held in 2010 by the Renaissance Society, in collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago. Warren is represented by Maureen Paley, and she lives and works in London.