Rebecca Partridge

Year 1 Lead Tutor

Rebecca is an artist, writer and curator who has been exhibiting internationally since graduating from the Royal Academy Schools in 2007. While primarily a painter, her interests include cross-disciplinary approaches to landscape, contemporary Romanticism, synaesthesia and perception, with current curatorial research into the connections between contemporary painting and historical Land Art. She has been a lecturer at West Dean since 2012.  

Reseach output

Curatorial

  • 'In Pursuit of Elusive Horizons', Parafin, London 2018 
  • 'Scaling The Sublime', The Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham University, U.K with Nicholas Alfrey (Catalogue) 2018 
  • 'Verstand und Gefühl: Landschaft und der Zeitgenössische Romantik', Kunstverien Springhornhof, Germany with Randi Nygård and Bettina Dziembowski (Catalogue) 2013 
  • 'Reason and Emotion: Landscape and the Contemporary Romantic', Baroniet Rosendal, Norway with Randi Nygård (Catalogue) 2012 

Published texts (print)

  • 'Charlene von Heyl, ‘Snake Eyes’ at Deichtorhallen, Hamburg', exhibition review for The Journal of Contemporary Painting 5.2, 2019
  • 'Betwixt and Between', catalogue essay for exhibition, Arthouse 1, London 2019
  • 'An Existential Realisation: On The Work of Richard T Walker', feature for Sculptorvox Vol.2, 2018
  • 'Critical Subjectivity and the Metamodern Sublime', catalogue essay for exhibition ‘Scaling The Sublime’, Djanogly Gallery Nottingham, 2018
  • 'Riffing on Mathematics, On The work of Timo Nasseri', catalogue essay for exhibition, ‘I Saw A Broken Labyrinth’, Anbar Gallery, Tehran, 2017
  • 'Caiohme Kilfeather': feature interview for Sculptorvox Vol.1, 2017
  • Peer review for The Journal of Aesthetic Research, 2016
  • 'Reason and Emotion: Landscape and the Contemporary Romantic', Introductory catalogue essay, exhibition co-curated with Bettina Dziembowski and Randi Nygård, 2013
  • 'Time Being: Being Time', catalogue essay, The Neuro-Bureau, Max Planck Institute, Germany 2012

Regular articles for several international online art journals including Berlin Art Link (Germany), Hyperallergic (USA) and This is Tomorrow (UK). 

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