Soraya French VPSWA
Soraya is a contemporary artist, tutor and author. She combines a successful exhibiting career with writing for the Uk’s leading art publication ‘’The Artist’’ magazine and carrying out occasional experimental workshops both at home and abroad. The success of her art books commissioned by HarperCollins have brought her international recognition and following. Soraya’s next art publication titled Contemporary landscapes in mixed media is to be published in the spring 2017. She is currently the Vice president of The Society of women artists and exhibits her work with them annually at the Mall galleries. Soraya works in all painting media but is particularly known for her vibrant mixed media paintings. Use of vibrant colours, light and expressive textures are prominent features of her work. The ambiguity and evocative quality in her painting, leaves something for the viewer’s imagination. She has been the recipient of a number of prestigious art awards in the last few years and her work is held in many private and public collections both at home and abroad.
Soraya’s studio is located at Project workshops(www.project-workshop.co.uk ) in Quarley nr Andover, where she works and runs occasional two day workshops. A selection of her paintings and prints can be viewed at the studio by appointment and at their two open studio weekends in May and December. For details of workshops and forthcoming events and exhibitions please visit http://www.sorayafrench.com .