Rebecca Sitar

Born United Kingdom 1969



Manchester Metropolitan University (1991-1992) MA Fine Art  Painting

Winchester School of Art & (1988-1991) BA Hons Fine Art 2:1

University of Barcelona 1990 Erasmus Exchange


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2007  ‘Present & Elsewhere II’ Emma Hill Fine Art The Eagle Gallery, London

2006  ‘Present &Elsewhere’ Galerija Karas, Zagreb, Croatia

2004  ‘Hinterland’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London

2001   ‘Ritual’ Emma Hill Fine Art The Eagle Gallery, London

2000  ‘Mind Breaths’ Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, Gt. Manchester

1996   ‘Lightness & Weight’ Castlefield Gallery, Manchester


Selected Group Exhibitions / events

Mudlarks II Dan Roach & Rebecca Sitar, Oceans Apart, Manchester June/July 2022
Mudlarks Dan Roach & Rebecca Sitar, Eagle Gallery EMH Arts, Cabinet Room, London December 2021.


DANCE FIRST THINK LATER. gP General Practice Lincoln.  July /August 2020

Focal Length. Museum of Non-Conformist Art, St Peterburg


tracer and wedge. ps. Mirabel Gallery, Manchester

Fully Awake 5.6. Freelands Foundation, London curated by Ian Hartshorne and Sean Kaye


Another World – Charity Postcard Sale initiated by Tracy Emin, Deutsche Bank Lounge, Frieze Art Fair, Regents Park, London 4 – 7th October 2018

Manifesto at Rogue Artists Studios, Manchester, 6–7 October 2018


Resilience Congou Projects curated by Hannah Brown and Ilona Kiss
Chapeltown Street, Manchester

Sublime : Rick Copsey, Pat Flynn, Nick Jordan & Jacob Cartwright, Rebecca Sitar at Puskinskaya-10 Arts Centre, St Petersburg, Russia

John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery 2014

2014   Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown Wales

2013 Wendy Anderson, Denise de Cordova, James Fisher, Rebecca Sitar,
Ceramics, Paintings &Prints, Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery , London

New Perspectives in Painting, The Studios, New Mills

2012   Auction Exhibition, Castlefield Gallery , Manchester

Malgras / Naudet ‘Shit Show’

2011   Malgras / Naudet ‘ Sculpture is a vulture nibbling the entrails of the

London Original Print Fair,  Royal Academy of Arts, London

2010   London Original Print Fair,  Royal Academy of Arts, London

2008   ‘Abstraction’-The Campden Gallery, group show participating artist;

Basil Beattie, Manijeh Yadegar, Jane Bustin, Rebecca Sitar

2007   ‘Wallpaper-new purchases for corporate members’ collection including works by Catherine Yass, Heather & Ian Morrison, Manchester Art Gallery

2005   ‘On the Shelf –curated by Hilary Jack

‘Conscious Fiction’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London

2004   Visual Intelligences Artists seminar Showroom Gallery, London

originated Rebecca Fortnum participating artists Ian Kiaer, Alison Wilding…

2003   ‘Beyond the Endgame: Abstract Painting in Manchester’
Manchester Art Gallery

‘20×5 Drawings’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London FEST

2002   ‘Miniatures’ The Star Gallery, Lewes

2000   ‘Beginnings’ Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

‘Surface Presence’ Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

1999   ‘Quiet Voices’ Emma Hill Fine Art Eagle Gallery, London
‘Departure Lounge’ Mart,Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, selected by Sacha   Craddock

1998    ‘Slow Burn:Meaning & Vision in Contemporary British Abstract


Mead Gallery, Peter Scott Gallery , & Leeds Metropolitan Gallery

1998    ‘Delicate Dissidence’ Woodlands Art Gallery, London

1995    ‘Clwyd / NW Young Professional Exhibition’ Asturias/Madrid

1994    ‘Unveiled :Possibilities in Abstract Painting’ The Cornerhouse, Manchester


1995      Residency Gijon, Spain –Clwyd /NWest arts/Asturias

1998      Arts Council Professional Development Award

2001      Shortlisted for Kettles Yard Residency, Cambridge

2001      Shortlisted for Abbey Fellowship in Painting, School of Rome

2006      Arts Council England Award Present & Elsewhere

2006      British Council, Travel Grant, Zagreb, Croatia.

2009      Higher Education Academy (2009) HEA Fellow


Selected Bibliography

Eagle Gallery EMH ARTS /2010 Catalogue Publication
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy                                                        2010

Rebecca Sitar , Present & Elsewhere isbn 0-9553820-0-9

How soon was now: MASA 25 Castlefield Publications  sbn 0952178036…/past_exhibition_rsitar_  – May 2007

British 60yrs in Croatia Present & Elsewhere – 2006

Good Morning Croatia, Present & Elsewhere, Televised Review – 28th Sept 2006
Vijesti iz Kulture, Present &Elsewhere, Arts & Culture review – 28th Sept 2006

Galleries, Conscious Fiction by Corinna Lotz – Jan 2005

The Independent Review, Sue Hubbard – 11 May 2004 – 2004

Beyond the Endgame, Manchester Art Gallery – 2003 isbn 0 901673 633

The Guardian, Beyond the Endgame Alfred Hickling – 9th September 2003

Art Monthly, Beyond the Endgame – October 2003

Mind Breaths ,Turnpike Exhibition catalogue – 2000

Departure Lounge, Trice Publications 1999 – isbn 0 9531919 23

Slow Burn.., Mead Gallery & Lancaster University 98 – isbn 0 902683 39X

The Times, Mind Breaths Exhibition by John Russell Taylor – September 2000

Artists Newsletter , Mind Breaths Exhibition by Tim Birch – September 2000

Granada Tonight, The Finer Things Mind Breaths Exhibition – September 2000

The Guardian, Slow Burn Exhibition by Robert Clark – January 1999

Contemporary Visual Arts , Slow Burn Exhibition – issue 20 /1998


Website links

Rogue Artists Studio – Rebecca Sitar ⟶

Eagle Gallery EMH Arts – Rebecca Sitar ⟶