Shehana Udat is an artist born and raised in London. Through the use of classical tools and techniques she recreates traditional designs and patterns that can be found all over the Islamic world, these mainly include geometric and arabesque patterns. She has studied under Richard Henry and Adam Williamson, both leading specialists in Islamic pattern and has travelled across South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa where she finds her inspiration. Alongside her art, she is a passionate advocate of human rights. She holds an MA in Human Rights from University College London (UCL) and currently works on social justice and global development issues. You can find her on Instagram @shehanaarts.
Colour and Pattern
Shehana will be presenting Colour and Pattern, a modern Islamic arts exhibition of her work, at the British Islam Conference 2019.