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Sonia Boyce

(1962-), Artist and professor

Sitter in 3 portraits
Born in London, Boyce studied at Stourbridge College of Art and Technology. Known for her figurative work which includes collage and mixed media. She had a solo show at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1988 and in 1998 at Cornerhouse, Manchester. Was included in The Other Story at the Hayward Gallery in 1989. She has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions including 'The British Art Show' (1990). She is co-director of the African and Asian Visual Arts Archive at the University of London. She was artist in residence at Manchester University in 1998. Boyce is a professor at Middlesex University and Professor of Black Art and Design at University of the Arts London. Her work combines a variety of media and addresses issues of race, ethnicity and contemporary urban experience, questioning racial stereotypes.

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'Work in Progress',  - NPG 7145

'Work in Progress'

acrylic on paper collaged on panels, 2021-2022
On display in Room 33 on Floor 0 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7145

Sonia Boyce, by Pogus Caesar - NPG x200717

Sonia Boyce

by Pogus Caesar
digital gelatin silver print, 1983
On display in Room 28 on Floor 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x200717

Sonia Boyce, by Donald MacLellan - NPG x88732

Sonia Boyce

by Donald MacLellan
toned bromide print, 24 April 1997
NPG x88732


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