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Sonya Wilson | Parallel Lives

02/09/2018 - 30/09/2018 @ SBK Galerie 23 Hedendaagse Afrikaanse Kunst KNSM

You are cordially invited for a walkabout with Sonya Wilson. On the last day of her exhibition, we will discuss her work in her Parallel Lives exhibition with the artist.

Sonya Wilson's work stems from self-expression, challenging the audience to interpret it for themselves. The work shown here is part of the ongoing project 'Parallel Lives': where do we come from, where are we going?Sonya Wilson was born in London with Jamaican Maroon roots. She graduated in 1991 from the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, England, where she studied Textile Design. She has lived in the Netherlands for 20 years.Wilson is a multimedia artist whose work explores her complex and multi-layered perspectives, derived from her African, Caribbean, Dutch and British social experiences. In her work she talks about a shared experience; of change, transfer and survival. She notes that while we seem to have many different perspectives, we are also very similar. She displays these similarities on a canvas or other medium for others to explore.Sonya uses mixed media techniques, Indian ink, collage, ceramics and acrylic paint on canvas or paper. Her work is characterized by figurative and abstract images with bright colors and patterns in all directions and thick brushstrokes applied layer upon layer.The artwork of Sonya Wilson originates from self expression, where the audience is challenged to interpret it themselves. The work shown here is part of the ongoing project 'Parallel Lives': Where do we come from, where are we going ? Sonya Wilson is a native of London with deep Maroon roots in the island of Jamaica. She graduated in 1991 at University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, England where she studied Textile Design. Sonya has lived in Holland for the last 20 years. Sonya is a multimedia artist whose artwork explores her complex and multi-layered perspectives which is derived from her African, Caribbean, Dutch and British social experience. Her observations are fluid as she finds synchronicity in her subjects that speaks to a shared experience; of change, transfer & survival. She observes that although we seem to have many different perspectives we are also very similar and these similarities can be woven on a canvas or another medium for others to explore. Sonya uses mixed media techniques, Indian ink, collage, ceramics and acrylic paint on canvas or paper. Her work is characterized by figurative and abstract imagery with bright colors and patterns in all sorts of directions, thick brush strokes layer over layer.