Sonya Fairbanks is active/lives in California, New Mexico. Sonya Fairbanks is known for super real still life.
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A Californian who moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico for ten years, Sonya Fairbanks now lives near where she grew up in Santa Barbara. She paints super-real fruit and vegetable still lifes in pastels, a medium she began using when she was commissioned to create 22 paintings for a restaurant.
Her goal is to create work that has meditative qualities, that suggests quiet and order.
Source: Southwest Art, 4/2002 & 1/2005