Shelter by Rebecca Swainston

47cm x 40cm Oil on Gesso Panel


“Equestus” is about the profound relationship, which the woman has with the horse. This intense togetherness is implied in the continuing hair pattern that flows over the horse and woman alike. We see the foetus foal inside the horse upon which the woman reclines and with which she identifies. The relationship is an extraordinary one of interdependent power and trust. …


Photo from this summers Breakfast with an Artist for the launch event for OpenForArt in Reading with the most inspiring women Suzanne Stallard and interviewer Wendy Thomson @femalearts – thank you to the great audience, for the conversation and for celebrating women in the arts. Detail from “My Beloved”, sold this summer from The Castlegate House Gallery in Cumbria. Inspired …