Collection: Silvestri, Soraya

For abstract artist Soraya Silvestri, nature provides the inspiration for her art and practice. If you look closely, each painting hints at representation, no matter how abstract they may seem. A cloudy sky, a storm breaking, a mountain peak, or the cosmos all come alive through splashes of paint.

The abundance of emotion and energy found in nature are echoed in Soraya's artwork. She looks to nature to find colour, pattern, and composition that she then translates to canvas in a unique and delicate way. Influenced by fearless masters of colour such as Jonas Gerard and Michael Lang, Soraya strives to create interplay of light and dark hues, experimenting with colour, form, and shadow. Smooth textures, blended colour and sharp contrast are key elements of her work.

Soraya lives and paints from her home studio in Ottawa, Ontario.