• Raja Oshi

    Raja Oshi
    • Artist Statement
      • Much of my work is inspired by where I grew up, my home on the shores of the Red Sea. Sudan is represented in my paintings through the eyes of being a Sudanese woman. When I finished my art training at the University of Khartoum I felt that I had to speak about women - that it is critical for women to talk about themselves, that they need to express their feelings and experiences. My latest work however depicts a new moment. Emerging from the desert literally and figuratively as an artist and drawing from the rich profusion of colour in the South African environment. Much of my work weaves and overlaps different materials and layers of paint to reveal hints of colour coming through edges, layers and spaces.
    • Biography
      • Post Graduate Degree Fine Art (University of Kwazulu-Natal)

        Raja is from Sudan. Living in South Africa by way of France, Wales, Norway and Egypt, her work is inspired by her life context and what is happening in the world. Her work expresses her feeling and how she is processing what is happening in the world. Much of this is in relief to the background of her life in Sudan.

        Education:


        1994
        Graduated in Fine Art from the Sudan University of Science & Technology

        2006

        Graduated from the Centre for Visual Arts (Post Graduate Diploma), University of Kwazulu Natal

        Selected South African Exhibitions:

        2013
        Solo Exhibition: Mwimbi Fine Art Gallery,

        2010
        Group Exhibition: Art work (kwa-Nyani ) Hilton, Pietermaritzburg

        2009
        Group Exhibition: Art work (kwa-Nyani ) Hilton, Pietermaritzburg

        2008

        Group Exhibition: Art work (kwa-Nyani ) Hilton, Pietermaritzburg
        Group Exhibition: Art Space, Durban

        2006

        Solo Exhibition: Bonisa Private Gallery, Kwazulu Natal

        2005

        Group Exhibition: Blue Caterpillar Art Gallery
        Group Exhibition: Bonisa Private Gallery, Kwazulu Natal

  • Untitled III - Painting by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Untitled III
    Painting / 85 x 95 cm
    R9 000
  • Dinner - Painting by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Dinner
    Painting / 100 x 70 cm
    R6 500
  • Best Friends - Painting by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Best Friends
    Painting / 100 x 70 cm
    R6 500
  • Up Up And Away - Mixed Media by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Up Up And Away
    Mixed Media / 100 x 101 cm
    R9 500
  • Blue Heart - Mixed Media by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Blue Heart
    Mixed Media / 80 x 115 cm
    R9 500
  • Window Over The Terrace - Mixed Media by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Window Over The Terrace
    Mixed Media / 78 x 78 cm
    R7 000
  • Moonlit Seaside - Mixed Media by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Moonlit Seaside
    Mixed Media / 115 x 80 cm
    R9 500
  • The African Bride - Painting by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    The African Bride
    Painting / 150 x 100 cm
    R15 390
  • New Day II - Mixed Media by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    New Day II
    Mixed Media / 70 x 100 cm
    R5 700
  • The Beautiful Zama - Painting by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    The Beautiful Zama
    Painting / 170 x 85 cm
    R13 680
  • Untitled II - Painting by Raja Oshi RAJA OSHI
    Untitled II
    Painting / 115 x 80 cm
    R11 400
  • Festival II - Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Festival II
    Painting / 100 x 70 cm
  • New Day I - Mixed Media by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    New Day I
    Mixed Media / 70 x 100 cm
  • Sisters - Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Sisters
    Painting / 70 x 100 cm
  • Chat With My Cat II - Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Chat With My Cat II
    Painting / 42 x 59 cm
  • The Mediterranean Migrant - Mixed Media Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    The Mediterranean Migrant
    Mixed Media Painting / 130 x 70 cm
  • Africa Women - Acrylic Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Africa Women
    Acrylic Painting / 50 x 50 cm
  • Mother - Acrylic Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Mother
    Acrylic Painting / 57 x 70 cm
  • Untitled (Nude) - Acrylic Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Untitled (Nude)
    Acrylic Painting / 29 x 43 cm
  • Friends - Acrylic Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Friends
    Acrylic Painting / 60 x 30 cm
  • Chat To My Cat - Acrylic Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Chat To My Cat
    Acrylic Painting / 42 x 60 cm
  • Story Of A Woman - Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Story Of A Woman
    Painting / 50 x 70 cm
  • Untitled I - Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Untitled I
    Painting / 117 x 90 cm
  • Festival - Oil Painting by Raja Oshi
    RAJA OSHI
    Festival
    Oil Painting / 62 x 77 cm