Rea (pron. RAY-uh) Lynn de Guzman is an interdisciplinary artist working in painting, print media, and sculpture. Born in Manila, Philippines, she immigrated to the United States at age 14. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has exhibited work in the US, and internationally in Australia, India, and the Philippines. Her sculpture After Maria Clara's Piña Fiber Sleeve was awarded ARTslant’s Mixed Media Showcase Juried Winner in 2014. She was also Kearny Street Workshop’s APAture Visual Arts Featured Artist in 2017. She has been featured in the Asian Journal Magazine, Hella Pinay, KQED Arts, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. She also appeared on a television interview segment with NBC Bay Area's Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa in 2017, and recorded a podcast interview with Making Ways in 2018.
She teaches art at the City College of San Francisco Fort Mason, San Francisco Center for the Book, and Root Division, where she served as the organization’s first Filipina Teaching Fellow in 2017. She lives and works in San Francisco.