Sylvie Dattas

Sylvie Dattas

Sylvie Dattas, born in Paris, came over to England as a child with her family in 1955. She trained in Fine Art at Bournville School of Art and at Birmingham Polytechnic. Sylvie was elected as an associate of the RBSA in 1988 and as a full member in 1996. She has exhibited mainly in the West Midlands and has been a Member of the RBSA since 1997. She was the 1998 RBSA Prize Exhibition winner. She also exhibits regularly with the Birmingham Art Circle, the Birmingham and Midland Pastel Society and Artists International. Sylvie works mainly in oils and pastel. Her natural subject matter is landscape with a special affinity to trees and foliage. She is also drawn to the intangible qualities of twilight. The pictures reflect the exciting or absorbing qualities of that which inspires her and invite the viewer to dream or meditate and share in the inherent oneness of all. Sylvie also works as a complementary therapist and is a singing member of the Birmingham Festival Choral Society Sylvia does not accept commissions.