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"GLASS CEILINGS & MOTHERHOOD"
25 April 2019
Sydney artist Rebecca Trajkovski remembers being a passionate creative from the early days of her childhood. Her youthful passion for dinosaurs drove her to replicate the creatures on paper. As she puts it, “I was so determined I taught myself to draw by wetting a piece of paper and placing it on top of a Jurassic Park book I received for my 6th birthday. I would trace the image of the dinosaur carefully with a soft pencil to avoid tearing the paper. I have no idea how I came up with this, all I know is that the paper wasn’t opaque enough and I wanted to replicate the image as close as possible. Once the paper was dry I would then colour in my dinosaur. I eventually mastered the dinosaur and I didn’t need to use my trick anymore.”
"GUIDED BY FEELING"
Rebecca Trajkovski fell in love with art at a young age, particularly drawing with pencil and pen. It wasn’t until high school that she fell in love with the medium of painting; it was the idea that painting was time consuming and required patience that initially put her off the art form. It was when Trajkovski was made to paint for a school project that this exact process drew her in and she found herself immersed in the exercise
REBECCA TRAJKOVSKI: LATEST EXHIBITION OPENS AT HURSTVILLE MUSEUM AND GALLERY
4 June - 12 July
Rebecca's latest exhibition "While you were sleeping" is now showing at Hurstville Museum and Gallery.
PAINTING THE LINE BETWEEN DISCIPLINE AND CREATIVITY 'WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING'
18 July 2021
Local resident Rebecca Trajkovski wears many hats - as a talented lawyer and young accomplished contemporary artist, Rebecca has attained a successful legal career and many local creative awards, including: winner of the Georges River Local Artist Prize, runner up in Aspire Gallery Foot Square Art Prize, finalist in Blacktown City Art Prize and Waverley Art Prize.
Having both pursuits has inspired her creativity over the years, with 46 contemporary Art Deco geometric paintings currently on exhibition at Hurstville Museum and Gallery.