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Rebecca de Mendonca - Artist Demonstration & Book Signing at Dogberry & Finch Books

29th October 2019



Venue address:
Dogberry & Finch Books 15 St James St, Okehampton EX20 1DJ
Date: Tuesday 29th October
Time: 9:30am - 5:30pm


On Tuesday 29th October pastel artist Rebecca de Mendonca will be the artist-in-residence at Dogberry & Finch Books, Okehampton. She will be in-store all day with her easel, so you can come along anytime to meet her, watch her at work and get a signed copy of her new book, Pastels for the Absolute Beginner.

Rebecca de Mendonca is an Associate member of the Society of Equestrian Artists, and has exhibited often at the Mall Galleries in London. She was shortlisted for the Artists and Illustrators, ‘Artist of the Year Award’ in 2017, 2018 and 2019. A colourful career includes sculpting the famous ceiling in Harrods Food Hall, working as design assistant to Kevin McCloud, working with the BBC and several top theatre designers, and painting actors and dancers in West End Shows.

Her work has become widely known over recent years for its energy, life and movement. Now living in Devon, Rebecca paints horses, people, landscapes and architecture, always seeking out the atmosphere and emotion in her subjects. She teaches pastel courses, demonstrates to art groups and alongside fellow artist Nel Whatmore, founded The New Pastel School, running courses in Yorkshire, Devon and Italy .




Find out more about Rebecca's book here.

To find out more visit the Dogberry & Finch website here.


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