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Alice was raised in a household of artists. Both parents were graduates of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her mother, June Decker, was a painter and her father, Ferdinand Rebechini,  a sculptor. The house had a large studio where her father and grandfather, who was also a sculptor, worked daily. Her mother painted in the same studio.  From a young age Alice's daily recreation was drawing. During vacation trips to the American West, she was introduced to watercolor and gouache work guided by her mother.  Alice went on to study watercolor, instructed by Peter Bodnar, while an architecture student at the University of Illinois,  and gained a lifelong interest in this challenging medium. In recent years, Alice participated in studios with John Herron, Sarah Kaiser, Nacy Behles and Mike Kolasinski and pursued expanded techniques, expressions, and subjects. Currently, she enjoys painting fully abstract works,  as well as continuing with traditional landscapes.  Throughout her studies and career Alice has enjoyed life drawing in various mediums, including charcoal and pastels. 


University of Illinois - Bachelor of Architecture, 1973

Exhibitions & Awards 


Works & Awards

North Shore Art League Inspired By  Show 2024

Stream through the Winter Fields

Northshore Art League Water Show 2024

Morning Meadow, Ft. Sheridan Beach

The Art Center Highland Park , In View  2024


Northshore Art League Members Show 2023


CAVA Members Show 2023

Jazz Jam

CAVA Later Impression Show 2023

Heat Island

Geneva Lakes Arts Foundation Fall Show

New Hampshite Stream, Grassey Crest

Northshore Art league Members Show 2023

Lillies, Roses Envisioned

Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists Members Show 2023

Jazz Jam

Illinois Watercolor Society Members Show 2023

Madison Market

Evanston +Vicinity Biennial Show, 2023

Morning Has Broken, Juried show, Sold work

Stola Gallery SCAPES show, 2023

Swallows at the Golden Hour

North Shore Art League Inspired By Show, 2023

Morning Has Broken, The Sun Machine Is Coming Down

Illinois Watercolor Society National Show, 2023

Peyrat After the Rain, Juried Selection

The Art Center Highland Park Members Show 2023

To Or From

Grey Cube Gallery, Abstract Art Contest, 2023

Sunset/Twilight Award Winner

Evanston Art Center, Studio Show, 2023


North Shore Art League, The Water Show, 2023

Wetland With Irises, Daniel Wright Woods

Camelback Gallery Abstracts with Blue Exhibition 2022

To Or From, Bronze Award

Artists Space, Abstract Art Exhibition, 2022

Bloom, Selected Winner

Grey Cube Floral Art Show, 2022

Bouquet, Honorable Mention

Irises, Honorable Mention

Camelback Gallery, Shades of Purple, 2022

Peyrat After the Rain, Bronze Award

Camelback Gallery Open Theme, 2022

Morrie at the Deerhead Inn, Bronze Award

Evanston Art Center, We Love the Challenge Watercolor Studio Show

Destruction, Birds of A, Plasma

Illinois Watercolor Society Members Show, 2021

New Hampshire

Illinois Watercolor Society Members Show, 2021

Wetland With Irises



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