Rebecca is a young, enthusiastic and vibrant artist who grew up in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia.
“I retain strong cultural ties as I am a descendant of the Gija people in the East Kimberley through my Father and Yawuru in the West Kimberley through my Mother”
Rebecca’s art is very personal and captures themes that include family, unity, the journey of life and dreamtime stories passed down to her by her parents and grandparents. Rebecca’s imagery reflects her strong connection to the Land and Sea, drawing on the richness of the East Kimberley landscape and stories related to the sea from the Broome area, that is such an important aspect of her life here. The rhythm of the seasons is evident in her paintings such as ‘Salmon Time’ which heralds here in the ‘dry season,’ ‘Turtles tracking’ refers to the movement of the baby turtles from their nests to the sea.
As a Broome based artist, Rebecca has a unique and modern approach to her paintings while still incorporating traditional styles of art from her elders. She is a dedicated painter and is already gaining world wide recognition. Rebecca has been selected as an associate artist for Nomad Two Worlds as the first Indigenous female artist. Rebecca has held exhibitions in Broome, Kununurra, Sydney, Perth (CHOGM) and Berlin-Germany.