Rebecca Salter RA

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Rebecca Salter (b. 1955) studied at Bristol Polytechnic (1977) and won a Leverhulme Scholarship to study at Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan (1979-81). She was awarded two Pollock-Krasner Foundation Awards (1995 and 2003) and won first prize in the Cheltenham Open Drawing Exhibition (1997). She teaches at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London and was Artist-in-Residence at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut, USA (2003)

Selected solo shows include: Gallery Maronie, Kyoto (1981, 83 & 84); Miller/Brown Gallery, San Francisco, USA (1986); Jill George Gallery, London (1994, 96, 97, 98, 00); Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart (2001); Hirschl Contemporary Art, London (2002); Line, Fosterart, London (2004); and Howard Scott Gallery, New York (2004); Beardsmore Gallery, London (2006) Group exhibitions include:Cleveland Drawing Biennale (1983, 91); London to LA, Vencie, California, USA (1992); Relief Prints, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury (1999); Untitled: Work on Paper, Hirschl Contemporary Art, London (2003); Yale Center for British Art, New Haven (2005); and 40 Artists – 40 Drawings (2005) Pairs (2006) Drawing into Painting into Drawing (2008) & 40 Artists 80 Drawings all at The Drawing Gallery.

In 2011 she had a major retrospective exhibition 'into the light of things' at Yale Center for British Art, New Haven.

Her work is held in both public and private collections worldwide including: Tate Gallery; The British Museum; The Victoria & Albert Museum; The British Council; Government Art Collection; Arthur Andersen & Co; Unilever; Frechen Kunstverein, Germany; Graphoteck, Stadtbucherei, Stuttgart, Germany; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Library of Congress, Washington; World Print Council, San Francisco; JP Morgan, New York; and Lake Tower Collection, Chicago.