From Nests to Nets: A Conversation with Artist & Anthropologist Rebecca Jewell
The Prospect Park Alliance in partnership with Audubon NY welcomes artist Rebecca Jewell to display her newest exhibit, From Nests to Nets, which will be on view at the Audubon Center during its public hours through December 20. Enjoy refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres as Jenney Newell of the American Museum of Natural History moderates a conversation with the artist. Register here.
Rebecca Jewell’s work is based around two main subjects: the drawing of museum artifacts and the natural world. She has a PhD from the Royal College of Art in Natural History Illustration. Rebecca’s work is held in the national collections of the Natural History Museum, the British Museum, the British Library and the National Trust in the London. The exhibition will be held in connection with an exhibition of her work at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery.
Jenny Newell is curator of Pacific Ethnography at the American Museum of Natural History. Jenny specializes in studying relationships between Pacific peoples and their environments. One of her current projects explores historical and contemporary relationships with birds in the Pacific.