Sonia Sanchez | BySonja
Born in Madrid in 1976 Sonia Sánchez started her art studies with the great Jaime Sánchez Alonso.
After years immersed on her profesional career as a lawyer, In July 2015 Sonia arrived in Miami to be reborn into the art world as a plastic artist and muralist.
In the last few years she has been a part in some of the most prestigious international exhibits such as Red Dot Miami 2019, Art Brazil 2018 and Cuban Extravaganza 2018.
Some of her beautiful murals can be seen around south florida in well known establishments like the New Yorker Patio Bar (MIMO district Miami), Coco Bambu restaurant (Miami Beach), Dr. Michael M. Krop High School (Hollywood), Montessori School (Coconut Grove. Miami), Key Biscayne Presbyterian School (Key Biscayne), and many other private spaces in Hollywood, Dania Beach and Madrid (Spain).
Sonia Sánchez (BySonja) was also part of the Project @mesdeljaguar with her work "Wild" in November 2019 at the Casa Estudio Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera Museum in Mexico City.
Winner of the contest organized by the Centro Cultural Español in Miami she designed and painted the seven containers for the Micro Theater Miami with her series “Breast Cancer”.
Excellence Award Winner of the 2019 Conception Global Art
Collective in Miami.
Sonia also loves illustrating children books, such as "My Sister Lily", "What is the right thing?", “Guess what is right” and "I give you the rainbow”. She is the coauthor of “Dichos y Expresiones Hispanas” already on its second edition.
Living with art and colors its her motto.