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Fiona Compton is a Saint Lucian born artist based in London. After graduating from London College of Communication with BA in photography Fiona has worked for two of the UK’s largest publishing houses whilst creating a personal portfolio of work reflecting her Caribbean heritage as well as challenging the concepts of representation of minorities in classic art.

Fiona’s work extends into Fashion through her range of handpainted clothing highly reflective of the colour and vibrancy of the Caribbean, touching on the melting pot of cultures through her additions of Amerindian petroglyphs and ancient African scripts onto her pieces. Her brand Paradise Prints has been showcased for London Fashion Week, Caribbean Fashion Week Jamaica, Washington DC and several Caribbean islands. Through Paradise Prints Fiona won Entrepreneur of the year by the Government of Saint Lucia.

In 2016 Fiona embarked on a small film project which led her to launch an anti-rape and abuse against women charity – Not Asking For it. Producing a series of impactful short films Not Asking For it reached 1.5 million people within the first four days of launching. Now an international campaign, Not Asking For it was awarded a Voices of the Year Honouree for Impact by BlogHer – a blogging platform with a reach of 100 million people. Not Asking For it continues its reach through social media and films produced being showcased in film festivals around the world.