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Cameroonian born, Violeta Sofia is an award winning Photographer and Artist based in London.

 

She grew up in Madrid where she discovered an interest in visual arts, and at the age of 16  she moved to London to study Arts and to pursue a career in photography.

 

Violeta’s work composition is simple and elegant intimate engaging essence of a person, dramatic, colours

 

Her fashion pictures and celebrity portraits are in demand for the likes of Vogue, Elle, Deadline Hollywood and the National Portrait Gallery. In her practice, she also explores issues of identity and race and she has exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts  in 2018 and 2020-21.

 

Violeta Sofia has created art for companies such as Harvey Nichols and Top Shop. Violeta was able to expand her painting practice as she exhibited her work at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and her work continue to be published in magazines like Virtuogenix and Deadline Hollywood magazine.

PUBLICATIONS

Vogue, Global • Elle, Itali The Telegraph Magazine  Deadline Hollywood  Flux Review • Mujer Hoy • OK Magazine  Cole  Fashion in Motion  Virtuogenix  Volant  Imirage  Trend Price  Absolute Notting Hill •  Keike  In London​ • Grove  Rascals of London  Mia  Le Guide  Pelo New Look  Voici Londres

 

EXHIBITIONS

2023 Christie's, London

Selfhood: Explorations of Being and Becoming in 20th and 21st Century 

2023 National Portrait Gallery, Permanent Exhibition

Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture

2023 FotoFrome

2023 FujiFilm House, London

Living the Dream

2021 Museum of Dufferin, Canada 

2020 Royal Academy of Arts, London,

Summer Exhibition 

2019 Hilton Park Lane

Dancing with Heroes 

2019 LCA Gallery 

London Contemporary Art Prize Finalists

2019 Royal Opera Arcade, London

2019 Goldfinch Studios, Regents Park Rd, London

2019 Oxo Tower, London 

Roy’s Art Fair

2018 The Crypt Gallery, London

2018 Royal Academy of Arts, London,

Summer Exhibition 

 

Clients 

Kurt Geiger • Harvey Nichols Top Shop  Secret Sales • Sheer Chemistry  Sorbetto Jewellery  Step2wo  PowerLand (China) • Ian Bennett Hat Designer  Zulily  Pierre Garroudi  Joseph Joseph Designers, Black + Blum Designs  Game of Grace  Annie Sherburne fashions  Lauren Shanley Fashion  Coin Street Community Builders  The Clothe Show​

Violeta Sofia best portrait photographer

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Awards

 

Outdoor Media Awards 2023

Community and Social impact Award

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