Historical information

Sonia PAYES (1956- )
Born Melbourne, Victoria

Sonia Page is a conceptually-based artist Australian artist working with photography, multi-media, animation and sculpture. She continually pushes the boundaries between photography, sculptural work and new media, with a strong environmental narrative permeating her work.

Physical description

A large tryptich depicting the studio of prominent Australian artist Jeffrey Smart.

Sonia Payes art practice is grounded in her training as a photographer. In 2005 Sonia Payes started a large project involving photographing artist's portraits, art works and surrounds. Depicting the idiosyncratic, and often private, lives of artists the project resulted in a visual book titled ‘Untitled. Portraits of Australian Artists', published by McMillan Art Publishing in 2007.

Mounting & framing