Sonja started her journey as a model, working with high fashion houses, fashion publications and stylists. Modelling opened doors to other parts of the industry and Sonja became a beauty editor, art director and make up artist and from there Sonja moved to canvas. Her past experiences in the fashion world are reflected in her work today - her no rules abstract collages are fun and provocative. Much of her work features models who Sonja has applied make up to and then incorporated into a collage.
Sonja is currently based in New York City and has lived and worked around the world. Collectors of her work include Rihanna, Max von Bismarck, Prince Von Schaumburg-Lippe and the Moroccan Royal Family.