Rebecca Denton

Works
Overview

With a background in Performing Arts, Rebecca has translated her love of storytelling into printmaking, creating whimsical and dreamy narratives; conceptual images where imaginary characters inhabit magical settings. Rebecca’s preferred technique is etching, however she also enjoys the spontaneity, light effects and movement she can achieve with monotypes.

Biography

Rebecca Denton is a London based painter and printmaker. Working exclusively from her imagination and sketches, she combines fresh ideas with ancient techniques, producing work that is both contemporary and unique.

 

With a background in Performing Arts, Rebecca has translated her love of storytelling into printmaking, creating whimsical and dreamy narratives; conceptual images where imaginary characters inhabit magical settings. Rebecca’s preferred technique is etching, however she also enjoys the spontaneity, light effects and movement she can achieve with monotypes.

 

“I love it when a person connects with my work, when they get lost in the image, carried back to their childhood or feel inspired”.

 

Rebecca exhibits widely in the UK, has prints archived in London’s Victoria & Albert museum and her work continues to be sold globally. See below for recent exhibitions and membership.

 

2019   Shortlisted, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

2019   March, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

2019   March, Printmakers Council exhibition ‘Journeys’, London Print Studio

2018   Aug-Nov, Printmakers Council ‘Memory’ exhibition Royal Over-Seas League, London

2018   May, Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead

2018   March, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

2017   SeptNational Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London

2017   March, 'Lasting Impressions', Scarborough Museum ('NYC' etching selected for archive)

2017   Feb, Southbank Printmakers @ The Oxo Tower, London

2016   'In Two Parts', Lombard Street Gallery, Margate

2016   Shortlisted, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

2015  Elected membership to Southbank Printmakers, Gabriel’s Wharf

2015   Illustration contract, Getty Images

2015   Nov, 'Fifty Years of Artists Prints', Bankside Gallery (Linocut selected for Victoria and Albert Museum Archive)

2014   Selected Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

2014   Joined Printmakers Council

2014   Group show, Pie Factory, Margate

2013   Dry-point etching series, England’s Lane Books, London

2012   Etchings and ceramics, NW3 artists, Hampstead