Rebecca Yum was born in Hong Kong. She studied Fashion and Media Make-up in the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London (UAL). Rebecca is a make-up artist and face painting tutor. Having graduated with a Diploma in Watercolour in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUSCS).
Her love and passion of drawing and watercolouring evolved during her time at the Visual Arts School and she has concentrated on watercolour ever since in an endeavor to master this complicated medium. Her works has been exhibited locally since 2007.