Lecturer, Natural History Illustration at University of Newcastle
Areas of expertise
- - Prehistoric art in society
- - Early visual narratives and linear inscriptions
- - Indigenous rock art
- - Cultural heritage mapping
The Mysterious Wall Painting of Teleilat Ghassul, Jordan
As a lecturer in Natural History Illustration at the University of Newcastle Dr. Drabsch focuses her research on prehistoric art in society, art creation as a ritual process and indigenous rock art of Australia. After earning a University medal for her undergraduate studies in Ancient History and Classical Languages, and first class honours in Natural History Illustration, Bernadette completed a PhD focused on the reconstruction of wall paintings from the Dead Sea site of Teleilat Ghassul. She works at Pella in Jordan as a volunteer archaeological illustrator biannually.