- Published on Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:02
Artist in Residence - Fremantle Arts Centre and the City of Geraldton-Greenough
During November and December 2011 Rebecca is travelling to Western Australia
where she will divide her time between Fremantle and Geraldton. She has been
granted a combined residency at the Fremantle Arts Centre and the City of
This trip will provide a physical and geographical location through which to explore
the loss and subsequent finding of HMAS Sydney II. This story which touched her
own family directly will become the basis of a new body of work. This work will
neither engage with the many myths and conspiracies surrounding the loss,
nor with nationalistic representations of war heroes. Instead it will explore what is
left behind and the way in which grief and loss can be passed down through the
generations and how it can be caught in both place and collective memory.
- Published on Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:56
Ecologist A/Prof David Watson and botanical artist
Robyn Hulley have joined forces for a new book on
mistletoe, Mistletoes of Southern Australia,
published by CSIRO Publishing.
The book will launched on Friday, February 25,
at Domain House, next to the Melbourne Botanic
Gardens at 5.00pm. There will be an exhibition of
25 of Robyn's original illustrations as well as an
exhibition of work by Rebecca Mayo, a mixed
media artist and print-maker whose work
The book is a beautifully illustrated comprehensive
guide to half of Australia's 91 known mistletoe species.
It contains over 100 colour photographs, most of which
were taken by David, who also has a strong interest in
photography and 51 of Robyn's watercolour illustrations.
It is a thorough and up-to-date summary of current
knowledge and the biology, ecology and management
of mistletoes in Australia.
- Published on Monday, 30 August 2010 04:39
- Published on Sunday, 20 June 2010 09:51
Rebecca Mayo and Marian Crawford's exhibition Regeneration
at RMIT PROJECT SPACE / SPARE ROOM
opens on Thursday 1 July 5-7pm
The gallery is open Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm
and the exhibition runs until July 22
Rebecca and Marian will present a floor talk
on Thursday 8 July 1- 1.30pm
Project Space / Spare Room - Regeneration
Regeneration draws on the interface between science, art and culture
to explore contemporary and historical engagements with ecology and
the natural world.
Both artist’s work with 2 and 3 dimensional forms, printmaking processes
and found materials. Mayo’s work is part of an on-going collaboration with
ecologist Professor David Watson, while Crawford’s works are developed
from research into the history and collection of the Herbarium of the
Melbourne Botanical Gardens.