Rebecca Peart was born in Dublin in 1966. She studied painting and printmaking at the Crawford College of Art, Cork from 1986-1990 and took part on a student exchange program at the University of Ulster, Belfast in 1989. She has exhibited throughout Ireland in both group and solo exhibitions. Her work has been shown regularly at the Bruton Street Gallery, London and at 15 Collingham Gardens since 1997. She was awarded the prestigious 'Victor Treacy Award' in 1994 at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle. Her work features in public collections (Irish Life, Department of Finance, Dublin; Goverment Buildings,Dublin; and University College Cork) and with collectors in Ireland, England, Germany, Sweden, Hong Kong and the United States of America.