Athena Anastasiou's luminous and captivating portrait paintings offer revealing insights into the true faces of South America, exploring how ingenious culture and global diversity has influenced present day people.

Through interviews and portraits of many nationalities, along her journey, Athena culminates her own captivating visual interpretation, uniting contemporary people with their native indigenous history. Expect contemporary faces in traditional realism contrasted with bursting modern colours of native print using thick impasto paint and weave. Enter a world where the past meets the present, and we see how South American history has been sewn. Athena is a graduate of Central St Martins.