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Featured Artist • Painter
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Becky Blair UK
Web site | About the Artist | Exhibitions | Click on thumbnails
Featured work is from the series Once Upon a Time and the series The Story So Far.

 

About the Artist
I met Beck in Nepal eight years ago. She was listening to Ben Harper and putting on a blue face mask. Becky has a love of colour and an eye for detail. She picked out the fluro greens on our walks and noticed the twig the little girl wore as a nose ring. For Becky, there is truth in the saying "One mans trash is another mans treasure" for she has an eye for picking out gems. Her love of second hand floral print bed sheets is testament to that. In things which may otherwise seem ordinary, Becky sees beauty. I think she paints in a similar way. Last year we went to Croatia and Becky wanted to buy a house on the idyllic island on Hvar. But she's still travelling and hasnt settled down yet. I wonder if it's the travelling that keeps her inspired. I havent asked. Anyway, all Becky got from Hvar is a touristy t-shirt. Thing is, it's very cool. She picks out gems.

–Cat, February 2003

Exhibitions & Publications

December 2006, Solo Exhibition, Perth, Australia
Gadfly Gallery
‘backseat fiction’, solo exhibition of recent work

September 2006, Exhibition, Lewes, UK
HQ Gallery
Art Wave 2006

Autumn 2006, Art Fair, Dublin, Ireland
Colour Box
A mixed exhibition with Colour Box

Autumn 2006, Art Fair, Edinburgh, UK
Colour Box
A mixed exhibition with Colour Box

June 2006, Exhibition, Brighton, UK
Four-walls Gallery
A solo exhibition with Four-walls

June 2006, Art Fair, Dulwich, UK
Dulwich Art Fair
A group exhibition with Fourwalls

June 2006, Art Fair, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Art Fair
A group exhibition with Gadfly Gallery

May 2006, Exhibition, Lewes, UK
HQ Gallery
Spring mixed exhibition

May 2006, Art Fair, Bristol, UK
The Affordable Arts Fair
A group exhibition in collaboration with HQ Gallery, based in Lewes.

May 2006, Brighton Fringe Festival, Brighton, UK
The Yellow House
An exhibition of arts and crafts as part of the Brighton artists’ open house event.

March 2006, Art Fair, London, UK
The Affordable Arts Fair
A group exhibition in collaboration with my Brighton agent Fourwalls.

February 2006, Illustration, London, UK
Duncan and Baird Publishers
13 illustrations for the ‘Mind, Body and Spirit’ 2007 Calendar

November 2005, Exihibition, Brighton , UK
Brighton Art Fair
Art Fair

July 2005, Exhibition, Southwold, UK
Serena Hall Gallery
Summer mixed show

June 2005, Exhibition, Lewes, UK
Lewes contemporary art and Star gallery
Summer mixed exhibition

May 2005, Brighton Fringe Festival, Brighton, UK
3 Florence Road
An exhibition of arts and crafts as part of the 5 ways artists’ open house event.

April 2005, Advertising, LA, USA
Toyota
Image licenced to Toyota for motor sales promo

March 2005, Art Fair, London, UK
The Affordable Arts Fair
A group exhibition in collaboration with my Brighton agent, Fourwalls.

February 2005, Illustration, London, UK
Duncan and Baird Publishers
17 illustrations for a book about Angels

 
       
 
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