For many artists living in Australia, engagement with the landscape is inevitable.
“I wish to embody my paintings with an atmospheric light and colour that can only be found in our unique natural environment as well as the organic textures found in the rock platforms, the escarpement & the native flora & fauna of this country.”
Travelling around Australia in her early 20s, living in remote areas has given this artist a strong sense of spirit & connection to place. Sketching on location, she then returns to her studio where she builds up layers of impasto and oil paint to convey the mood and beauty of the chosen scene. Winner of numerous art prizes, Brennans work is part of both Wollongong & Kiama council as well as national & international collections.
Teaching all art mediums to people living with disabilities on the NDIS as well as able bodied students from her studio at the Timbermill Bulli has brought art & the community together with annual student exhibitions.
Rebecca is a finalist in the $60,000 Fishes Ghost art prize at Campbelltown regional gallery which opens on Friday the 3rd of November 2023.