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Artist profile

Stephanie Siân Coley

A mixed media artist born in 1966 in Derbyshire, UK, where she still lives and works. Completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) in 2001. Her artwork has been exhibited & sold at venues throughout the UK. She mainly specialises in mixed media art, collage, pen & ink drawing and portraiture. Often mixing old found collage elements with drawing/painting. She loves the juxtapose of materials, techniques & imagery. Steph is still excited by new ways of working & still trying to experiment with new skills, materials & techniques.


• Derbyshire, numerous venues 2000–23
• Staffordshire, Sudbury Hall 2014
• Leicester, Attenborough Arts Centre 2011
• Liverpool, Empire Theatre 2009-10
• Birmingham, Claire Galleries 2007
• Staffordshire, Burton Brewhouse 2005
• Yorkshire, Pocklington Arts Centre 2001

Commissions & art projects have enabled Steph to work with organisations, museums, community associations, artists, charities &, local authorities. Her arts projects have included mural work, installations, sculpture trails, community lead arts projects, workshops & arts activities.

Steph runs demonstrations, talks & workshops, which is a valuable part in helping Steph to question and develop her artwork. She has worked in the arts since 1996. Sharing her passion for the arts is a joy & hopefully she can inspire others to pursue their creative journey.

Creative Genre

  • Visual Arts, collage, mixed media, drawing & painting

Work Undertaken

  • Art demonstrations
  • workshops & talks. Art projects & commissions. Mentoring.

Work in Education

  • School workshops. Private tutoring. Staff training.


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