Zara Kuchi


Born 1977 Luckett, Cornwall

Moved to Wales 1985


Solo Shows


Sep 2017                  



Aug-Sep 2015        



August 2015          



June 2015                



February 2012      



2-7 May 2011        






Group Shows


Sep 2018                    

July 2017 -                

Dec 2016                    

April 2016                


March 2016            

May 2015                

March 2015              

Dec 2012 -              

Jul-Aug 2012            


Nov 2011                    


Sep 2011                    

Nov 2010                    


Jul-Sep 2010            

Aug-Sep 2010            


Mar-Apr 2010            

Oct 2009                      

Nov 2008                    

Aug 2008                    

Apr 2008                      

Jun-Aug 2000            

Jan 1995                      




Sep 2010                      1st Prize Rhondda Heritage Park Open Art Show

Jun 2009                     1st Prize Emrys Art Mini Open Art Exhibition

Nov 2008                    2nd Prize Art Matters Open Art Show

May 2008                    1st Prize Emrys Art Mini Open Art Exhibition




1996-1997                   Carmarthenshire College of Technology and Art, Carmarthen

                                      Foundation Course in Art and Design

1997-2000                  Falmouth College of Arts, Falmouth, Cornwall

                                      BA (Hons) Fine Art

2001-2002                 University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

                                      MSc Rural Resource and Countryside Management





Zara Kuchi 2012



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Artist's Bio

Zara Kuchi was born in Cornwall 1977. She studied Fine Art at Carmarthenshire College of Arts and Technology and went on to graduate from Falmouth College of Arts with First Class Honours in 2000.   Zara is primarily an oil painter concentrating mainly on portraiture with classical influences.  She also works in other mediums including printmaking and watercolours with a more folk/naïve expression.



Zara Kuchi 2013 photography: Lorna Mattocks

''Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil.'' - Kahlil Gibran


Oriel Blodau Bach

New Inn


Coach House Gallery



Rainbow Body

King Street Gallery


Back Wall Series

Oriel Myrddin


'Born Upon the Tempest'

King Street Gallery,


Zara Kuchi:

An Exhibition of Oil Paintings

Corn Exchange Gallery

Cardigan Guildhall, SA43 1JL

Taith Contemporary Art, Peartree Barn, Beccles, Suffolk

Joined Oriel Mimosa, Llandeilo

Square Pegs Christmas Show, Corn Exchange Gallery, Cardigan

Illustrations published in 'Silver Wheel:The Lost Teachings of the Deerskin Book'

by Elen Tompkins

'Orphans', Square Pegs, Cawdor Hall, Newcastle Emlyn

'On the Wing', Square Pegs, Corn Exchange Gallery, Cardigan

Taith, Oriel Henry Thomas, Carmarthen

Joined King Street Gallery Artist's Co-operative

'Beep', Wales' International Painting Prize

Volcano Theatre, Swansea

'Gifted II', Square Pegs, Corn Exchange


'Small Packages', Greystones, Cardigan

Lines and Strata 2, Art Matters Gallery,


Open Art Summer Show, Rhondda Heritage Park

Lines and Strata 2

Theatr Mwldan Gallery, Cardigan

Lines and Strata 2, Denbigh Library Art Gallery

Corn Exchange Gallery Cardigan

Art Matters Gallery Open Art Show, Tenby

Seven Deadly Sins, Picton Castle

'In God's Image', Oriel Cambria, Tregaron

Up & Above Gallery Summer Show, Falmouth

Joint Show with Phil Alder, Theatr Mwldan Gallery, Cardigan