Rebecca Hiscocks find inspiration in the bizarre and the macabre, her intricate and detailed compositions reflect London’s uncanny and unusual past.
Through a fascination of the internal workings of the body she has recently been researching stories about St Bartholomews and St Thomas hospitals, looking closely at the 18th century etchings of anatomical pioneer William Cheselden in order to inform her visual narrative.
Rebecca recently graduated from the university of the Arts, London with and MA in illustration. She is currently based in London and has been lecturing in illustration and print since 2001. She is currently working with the Wellcome Collection, creating votive paintings in the form of illustrations for members of the public who wish to give thanks to people who have averted disaster in their lives.