About the Artist

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Sofia Barton is a Multidisciplinary artist who creates contemporary artwork which is influenced by nature and heritage. 

Her artwork is often comprised of bright colour palettes which are heavily inspired by her Punjabi culture. Influenced by rich textiles and architecture to vintage matchboxes. Inspired by everyday objects she creates pieces depicting backgrounds and context of places, merging the traditional with a careful study of a modern society. 

Sofia is an avid speaker for feminism, LGBTQIA+ and the difficulties ethnic minorities face. She has been on BBC Newcastle and is often involved in campaigns for charity.