Rebecca King is an American Realist Painter from the Southeast. King apprenticed under Fresco Master Ben Long IV, working first as a student, teaching assistant, and then as a fresco apprentice. Long worked with Florentine Realist Pietro Annigoni in the 1970′s. Ben Long founded the Fine Arts League of the Carolinas in 2001 where King taught drawing and oil painting from 2005-2012. King composes paintings with a direct alacrity preferring to work from life and direct observation. She employs a ready knowledge of the craft to compose unique works of art made entirely by hand. Each King painting is built by the artist with care with only the finest hand ground paints and carefully measured mediums. King regularly travels nationally and internationally to paint and study the world’s greatest masterpieces.