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Rebecca Swainston

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Rebecca Swainston


Paintings and Prints


Rebecca Swainston addresses the human condition in psychologically charged images. The figures are emotionally powerful and expressive and explore the relationship with the natural world as well as common objects. She is inspired by everyday experiences as well as ideas and beliefs from many cultures.


Using sketchbooks extensively, combining water colour and pen, exploiting her draughtsmanship to note and explore ideas. The sketchbooks are fascinating visual working documents from which the oil paintings originate.


1987 - 1988

MA  Fine Art, Chelsea School of Art

1984 - 1987

BA Hons: First Class  Fine Art Printmaking, Winchester School of Art

1983 - 1984

Foundation Certificate in Art and Design, Brighton Polytechnic

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