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Pastel artist Rebecca de Mendonça has had a varied career in the arts, ranging from projects such as Harrods Food Hall and Phantom of the Opera to painting dancers at English National Ballet. Rebecca lives near Exeter, with a studio looking out across the beautiful landscape, where she teaches, writes and paints her dynamic work of  horses, people, animals and the landscape.

Go to The New pastel School for Rebecca’s courses with Nel Whatmore, and Art Classes for courses at Rebecca’s studio, for talks, demonstrations and workshops. Rebecca writes for Leisure Painter, Paint and Paint and Draw magazines, demonstrates for the SAA and films art videos for Art Tutor.com, soon to be available directly from this website. She is now writing a book on pastel painting for Search Press.

Rebecca’s work was chosen to exhibit at The Mall Galleries this year with the Artists of the Year Exhibition, and  in September with the Society of Equestrian Artists. She has also exhibited with the Pastel Society at the Mall Galleries.  Rebecca’s work can be seen at her studio and at several other venues throughout the year, see news and exhibitions.  Please get in touch to discuss Rebecca’s paintings, courses or talks, or to commission a piece of work. Go to latest news or look at her Facebook page for updates.