Rebecca Horne has lived in Hawaii for over 35 years, mostly and currently living in Kailua. She studied Fine Arts both in Hawaii and Europe, earning her MFA at the University of Hawaii. Rebecca divides her time between teaching drawing and painting at the University of Hawaii and painting in Kailua.
Recent Juried and Invitational Exhibitions
2014 The Heart of the Matter, Oceana Art Gallery, Pacifica, CA
2013 Rebecca Horne, Charcoal and More, Amsterdam Royal Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013 Matchbox Plus IV, Cedar Street Galleries
2011 33rd. Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Hawaii
2009 31st. Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Hawaii
2008 Conversational Hearts, The Contemporary Museum Café, Honolulu, Hawaii
2008 30th Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Hawaii
2008 Matchbox Plus IV, Cedar Street Galleries
2007 Replay: Recycled Work by 7 Hawaii Artists, Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom
2007 29th. Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Hawaii
2006 Artists of Hawaii, 2006, Honolulu Academy of Arts 56th. Annual Exhibition
2005 27th. Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Hawaii
1997 Artists of Hawaii, 1997, Honolulu Academy of Arts 47th. Annual Exhibition
2006 – 2001 Faculty Art Exhibit, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Recent Scholarships and Awards
2011 Purchase by Hawaii State Foundation
2006 The Baciu Visual Arts Award for innovation and risk-taking based on quality, originality, creativity and inventiveness that may have meaningful impact in the field of visual arts, included $3,000 stipend.
2004 Recipient of National Endowments for the Arts Award for Art in the Prisons
Articles, Interviews and Publications
2014 Poems and Essays from an Ordinary Room by Lawrence Levin;
El Leon Literary, Berkeley, CA
2011 A survivor of destruction, woman creates; interviewed regarding
teaching/mentoring student Solina Wilhelm’s process and exhibition;
Steven Mark, Honolulu Star Advertiser, 7/25/11; Hawaii Public Radio, July, 2011
2007 Context as Catalyst; The Honolulu Advertiser, October 7, 2007
2007 Whole New Life; Honolulu Star Bulletin, September 30,2007
2005 All Things Considered; Morning Edition; Hawaii Public Radio interview with Noe Tanigawa, March 8th interview re: inmates’ exhibition, Art in Prison
2005 Artistry flourishes behind bars; Honolulu Star Bulletin, March 6th interview by Nancy Arcayna re: inmates’ exhibition, Art in Prison
1999 – Present Instructor: University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu Community College, Windward C.C.
Has taught: Foundation Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, Foundation Painting, Intermediate Painting, Watercolor, Intro To Visual Art 101, Survey of Graphic Design
2004 – 2005 Recipient of National Endowments for the Arts Award for Art in the Prisons Federal Detention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; taught art history and drawing to inmates.