Rebecca Harper was born in London in 1989, where she lives and work’s. She studied at UWE Bristol (BA) 2008, The Royal Drawing School 2013 and Turps Art School 2016.
Rebecca has had three UK solo presentations with Anima Mundi Gallery; The London Art Fair, a debut show at Anima Mundi Gallery in 2019 receiving reviews in the FT by Jackie Wullshlager, and most recently ‘The Waters of Dwelling’ in 2021 with writing by Hettie Judah. Other solo presentation’s include Huxley Parlour Gallery, Mayfair 2019 and a one-person online showcase ‘NOW’ in 2020. Recently Rebecca was selected by Artsy’s Curatorial showcase as ‘First women artists to watch’ and awarded the ‘Focus on the female Young Masters Award’. She was selected for both The John Moore’s Painting Prize at The Walker Gallery 2021 and for Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2018 at the South London Gallery.
Rebecca was Artist in Residence at ‘The Santozium Museum’, Santorini, during summer 2019, and Artist in Residence for the ‘Ryder Project space’ at A.P.T Studios, Deptford in 2018-19 before becoming a Studio and Member in 2019, where she was the winner of the ACS Studio Prize (Artist Collecting society) £6000 Studio Prize 2018.
Group shows also include; The Royal Academy Summer show, Christies London and NYC, Clint Roenisch Galery Toronto, ‘Artist of the Day’, and ‘Small is Beautiful’ at Flowers Gallery, Paul Stolper Gallery, and Turps Art Gallery, Arusha Gallery, `Cuturi Gallery, Public Gallery.
Her work is on long term display in the Albright Club collection, Maddox street club London curated by Beth Greenacre and at the Santozeum Museum, Santorini. Harper is represented in many private and public collections internationally Including Spurs Gallery, Ralph Lauren, The Ullens and the Royal Collections.