Melita Couta was born in Cyprus in 1974. She studied Sculpture BA at Central St Martins College of Art and Design in London and continued with a Master Degree in Sculpture at The Slade School of Art in London. She has exhibited widely in Europe, having solo and group exhibitions in Cyprus, Greece, Belgium, UK, France, Malta and also in Egypt. She is working with sculpture, ink drawings, collage and photography. Her work is inspired by themes of mythology and cartography. Her works extends in other disciplines such as theatre and scenography. She has been responsible for curating a number of theatre exhibitions as well as being the co founder of Paravan Theatre company.
Melita Couta, Four Statements, Mixed media on canvas, 15 x 110 cm *4