- Also known as
primary name: Rego, Paula
- individual; painter/draughtsman; printmaker; British; Portuguese; Female
- Life dates
- Painter, printmaker and teacher; born in Lisbon, Portugal; studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1952-6; lived in Portugal 1957-63 with her husband, the painter, Victor Willing; settled permanently in London in 1976; exhibited in many group exhibitions in Britain and abroad; retrospective at the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, and at the Serpentine Gallery, London, 1988; first associate artist at the National Gallery with an accompanying exhibition,1991-2, 'Tales from the National Gallery'; 2001 - exhibited at Marlborough Fine Art, Tate Britain in 2004 and Northumbria University Gallery, Newcastle on Tyne, 2006. Her work is held in many public collections including: the Arts Council, British Council and the Tate Gallery.
- Sandra Miller, PQ VIII 1991, pp.53ff (on the nursery rhymes)
T.G. Rosenthal, Paula Rego: The Complete Graphic Work, London: Thames & Hudson, 2003 (with essay by Paul Coldwell and catalogue raisonné by Hannah Begbie)
Marco Livingstone, Paula Rego (exh. cat.), with essays by Marco Livingstone and Robert Hughes and commentaries by Paula Rego, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 25 Sept.-30 Dec. 2007 (retrospective)