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'The greatest artist will not be able to paint a flower which gives fragrance, fruits or seeds, but he can humbly try to capture a fragment of this most incredibly intricate tapestry of life.'

Veena Scialó lives and works in London as an artist and educator. She loves to explore the parks and woodlands in her local area with her dog and pays yearly visits to southern Austria and the Ligure Region in Italy. She holds regular art classes for children, young people and adults in her studio.


Veena  believes that creativity is like love, which flows when shared. She lives a spiritual live and her daily meditation allows her to bring another dimension to her artwork. In her early twenties Veena’s innate search for the ultimate truth brought her to Sahaja Yoga, a meditation which allows anyone to easily reach  a state of deep silence and inner connection.  

Growing up in a small town surrounded by beautiful Austrian mountains, lakes and forests was a true blessing.  Inspired by nature, Veena expressed her creativity from early childhood through art and she feels that art embodies a form of worship. In 1991 her marriage brought Veena to London where she and her husband raised their three children. Their home in South East London is never short of visitors and a buzzing place full of art, music and Joy. 

Veena is a member of NSEAD and SLWA, exhibiting regularly in her local area.



1988 -1994

Vienna Academy of Fine Arts, Austria

Master of Arts: Tapestry & Textile Art


Greenwich University, UK

PGCE, Art and Design


October, 2022

Paxton Centre, Crystal Palace, London – South London Women Artists,

'Everyone Reflects Light'

March, 2022

AMP Gallery, South East London – South London Women Artists,

 ‘I’m a woman hear me roar’

June, 2022

International Textile Art Biennial “Scythia” – Online Exhibition,

Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine

April/May, 2021

Curator’s Salon online exhibition with SLWA She answered “Art”

June, 2021

International Exhibition of Mini Textile Art “Scythia” – Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine  


August, 2020

International Textile Art Biennial “Scythia” – Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine  


March, 2020

St Marylebone Parish Church – South London Women Artists,  “Equinox


June, 2019

The Omnibus Theatre Clapham

HEO-Female Empowerment Self Portrait Exhibition 


July 2018

The Portico Gallery – South London Women Artists, “Silence is Over


March 2017

Realise Women Conference – Ealing Town Hall, London


August 2015 – UCL, London


September 2015 

Inner Peace Art Exhibition – Darb 1718 Gallery – Cairo, Egypt


July 2014

St Christopher’s Hospice – Sydenham, London


July 2012

Alhambra – Sydenham, London


Annually since 2011

Open Studio, Sydenham Artist Trail – London


November 2011

ASC Open Studios – London

February 2005

Crystal Palace – London


April 1991

Town Hall – Ferlach, Austria


March 1991 

Gallery Spittal/Drau – Austria


June 1989

Textile Institute – Academy of Fine Art, Vienna


 July 1982 

Town Hall –Ferlach, Austria  

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