Lot 393 - Rebecca Tucker - Halo III
Lot 393 - Rebecca Tucker - Halo III
Lot 393 - Rebecca Tucker - Halo III

Lot 393 - Rebecca Tucker - Halo III

Ink, Carbon Paper and 23ct Gold

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

Rebecca Tucker, b. 1973, lives in Greater London and owns an Interior Design company in Wimbledon. She is a Lancashire born/London based painter, with a BA in Fine Art from Reading University 1996.  
 
Her works are the result of a visual ‘discussion’ between abstract and more representational methods of depicting subjects. Rebecca is keen to play with the viewers perception of subject and space in her paintings and then pull that preconceived idea back to the appreciation of what are essentially abstract marks on a two dimensional surface. 

 

Education 

 

BA Hons Fine Art 1996, Reading University 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

NOTABLE EXHIBITIONS 
Selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2022
Selection for the 2021 ING Discerning Eye exhibition, Mall Galleries 
Highly commended in the 2021 Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize, online ehibition 
An active member of ArtCan Org with pieces accepted into several curated physical and online exhibitions with the group in the UK and New York 
Affordable Art Fairs (Battersea 2021, Hampstead 2022) with Mint Art Gallery 
 
AWARDS 
Shortlisted for the Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize 2022

 

Gallery Representation 

 

Wychwood Art 
Mint Art Gallery (via Affordable Art Fair) 
Hampstead Garden Gallery 
BobCat Gallery 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork   

 

My painting has always occupied that space between representational and abstract, between real and imagined, between the landscapes of my travels and of my day-to-day, and memories of landscapes in my past.  
 
The portrayal of the trees became one of the main foundations of my practice throughout lockdown, pulling together ideas surrounding the experience of the pandemic in Greater London, and of the everyday ‘normality’ of living with urban trees, alongside the contrasting ideas of trees as icons of the natural world, ageless and aged. They are ordinary and extraordinary.  
 
Using layers of ink allows for exploration of the medium and an element of experimentation on each piece. The use of the gold leaf serves to elevate trees to the status of iconography, whilst at the same time abstracting the imagery even further. 
 

 

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