Dr Sinan Rawi by Oriane Pierrepoint

This portrait of Dr Sinan Rawi is oil on canvas and was painted by artist Oriane Pierrepoint. Dr Sinan Rawi is a much respected figure in the Muslim community in Canterbury.

  • Dr Sinan Rawi by Oriane Pierrepoint

Dr Rawi is a retired lecturer of Electronics, Mathematics and Science who previously worked at Canterbury College. He is a much respected figure in the Muslim community in Canterbury. He has been grand Imam at Canterbury Mosque as well as a trustee and is well-known locally for his interfaith work.

The artist, Oriane Pierrepoint, is a portraitist with a history of involvement in community initiatives that champion inclusivity, diversity and equality. She lives and works in Wales.

“…it is very kind of the people of Canterbury and the commission to have me included. It is really a great honour.” – Dr Sinan Rawi.

“…I painted Dr Rawi in his garden… I thought it really represented that sort of nurturing side of him. He cares so much for every part of his life…” – Oriane Pierrepoint.

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