Living for a year in Papau, New Guinea sparked her interest in investigating and analyzing artifacts. Old fashioned techniques are placed in a contemporary art context.
Her feathers are printed with historical images, some by 18th and 19th century artists.
Jewell has a PhD from the Royal College of Art in Natural History Illustration, and is currently artist in residence at the British Museum. See more of her work on her website: www.rebeccajewell.com
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