Rebecca Last is a graduate of York University, BFA and University of Toronto, MA and studied in Italy and New York. She has been a working artist & designer for over two decades. Her painted works explore abstract responses to the perpetually shifting light and energy traveling eastward towards her Northumberland studio. This long time study of a raw and dynamic place offers up fluctuating and poignant moments of environmental power, loss and beauty.
Awards include the Ministry of Culture, Resident lecturing Artist at Nanjing University, China, Ontario Arts Council & Virginia Center for the Arts Fellowship, USA. Last has worked as Artist in Residence at Banff Centre, Hambidge Arts Center, Georgia, USA and VCCA, USA. Recently her artwork has been featured in Cottage Life Magazine and the cover of SLATE.
Solo shows include Edward Day Gallery, Art Gallery of Northumberland & First Canadian Place Gallery. Studio visits by appt.