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Rebecca Sitar


Born United Kingdom 1969



Education


Manchester Metropolitan University (1991-1992) MA Fine Art  Painting


Winchester School of Art & (1988-1991) BA Hons Fine Art  2:1


University of Barcelona 1990 Erasmus Exchange



Selected Solo Exhibitions


2007  ‘Present & Elsewhere II’ Emma Hill Fine Art The Eagle Gallery, London


   

2006  ‘Present &Elsewhere’ Galerija Karas, Zagreb, Croatia


 

2004  ‘Hinterland’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London


      

2001   ‘Ritual’ Emma Hill Fine Art The Eagle Gallery, London


    

2000  ‘Mind Breaths’ Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, Gt. Manchester



1996   ‘Lightness & Weight’ Castlefield Gallery, Manchester



Selected Exhibitions / events


2014   Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown Wales



2013  Wendy Anderson, Denise de Cordova, James Fisher, Rebecca Sitar,

Ceramics, Paintings &Prints, Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery , London


New Perspectives in Painting, The Studios, New Mills


 

2012   Auction Exhibition, Castlefield Gallery , Manchester


Malgras / Naudet ‘Shit Show’



2011   Malgras / Naudet ‘ Sculpture is a vulture nibbling the entrails of the

            mundane.’


London Original Print Fair,  Royal Academy of Arts, London



2010   London Original Print Fair,  Royal Academy of Arts, London



2008   ‘Abstraction’-The Campden Gallery, group show participating artist;



Basil Beattie, Manijeh Yadegar, Jane Bustin, Rebecca Sitar



2007   ‘Wallpaper-new purchases for corporate members’ collection including works by Catherine Yass, Heather & Ian Morrison, Manchester Art Gallery



2005   ‘On the Shelf –curated by Hilary Jack

               

          ‘Conscious Fiction’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London


2004   Visual Intelligences Artists seminar Showroom Gallery, London


originated Rebecca Fortnum participating artists Ian Kiaer, Alison Wilding


     

2003   ‘Beyond the Endgame: Abstract Painting in Manchester’      

           Manchester Art Gallery


          ‘20x5 Drawings’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London FEST


  

2002   ‘Miniatures’ The Star Gallery, Lewes


                    

2000   ‘Beginnings’ Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

                       

            ‘Surface Presence’ Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London


  

1999   ‘Quiet Voices’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London              

‘Departure Lounge’ Mart,Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, selected by Sacha   Craddock

     

1998    ‘Slow Burn:Meaning & Vision in Contemporary British Abstract


Painting’



Mead Gallery, Peter Scott Gallery , & Leeds Metropolitan Gallery



1998    ‘Delicate Dissidence’ Woodlands Art Gallery, London


  

1995    ‘Clwyd / NW Young Professional Exhibition’ Asturias/Madrid  

  

 

1994    ‘Unveiled :Possibilities in Abstract Painting’ The Cornerhouse, Manchester



Awards


1995      Residency Gijon, Spain –Clwyd /NWest arts/Asturias


1998      Arts Council Professional Development Award


2001      Shortlisted for Kettles Yard Residency, Cambridge


2001      Shortlisted for Abbey Fellowship in Painting, School of Rome  


2006      Arts Council England Award Present & Elsewhere


2006      British Council, Travel Grant, Zagreb, Croatia.


2009      Higher Education Academy (2009) HEA Fellow

 


Selected Bibliography


Eagle Gallery EMH ARTS /2010 Catalogue Publication

London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy                                                         2010  


Rebecca Sitar , Present & Elsewhere isbn 0-9553820-0-9


How soon was now: MASA 25 Castlefield Publications  sbn 0952178036


www.emmahilleagle.com/.../past_exhibition_rsitar_  - May2007


British Council.org.croatia 60yrs in Croatia Present & Elsewhere - 2006


Good Morning Croatia, Present & Elsewhere, Televised Review - 28thSept 2006

Vijesti iz Kulture, Present &Elsewhere, Arts & Culture review - 28th Sept 2006


Galleries, Conscious Fiction by Corinna Lotz - Jan 2005


The Independent Review, Sue Hubbard - 11 May 2004


www.visualintelligences.com/rebecca-sitar.html - 2004


Beyond the Endgame, Manchester Art Gallery - 2003 isbn 0 901673 633


The Guardian, Beyond the Endgame Alfred Hickling - 9th September 2003


Art Monthly, Beyond the Endgame - October 2003


Mind Breaths ,Turnpike Exhibition catalogue - 2000


Departure Lounge, Trice Publications 1999 - isbn 0 9531919 23


Slow Burn.., Mead Gallery &Lancaster University98 - isbn 0 902683 39X


The Times, Mind Breaths Exhibition by John Russell Taylor - September 2000


Artists Newsletter , Mind Breaths Exhibition by Tim Birch - September 2000


Granada Tonight, The Finer Things Mind Breaths Exhibition - September2000


The Guardian, Slow Burn Exhibition by Robert Clark - January 1999


Contemporary Visual Arts , Slow Burn Exhibition - issue 20 /1998



Website links


http://www.emmahilleagle.com/artists/rebecca_sitar_page.htm


http://www.emmahilleagle.com/graphics/rebecca_sitar_graphics_page.htm


http://rogueartistsstudios.co.uk/artists.asp?g=8&key=48&p=&Ref=http%3A%2F%2Fro gueartistsstudios.co.uk%2Fartists.asp

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