Tanya Ling, Nigeria circa 1979
Born in Calcutta in 1966, Tanya Ling is an artist whose career has traversed both the Fashion Industry and Art World.
She studied at Central Saint Martin’s and worked in Paris as a designer before returning to London to start an art gallery with her husband William Ling. She has made fashion drawings for numerous clients including Louis Vuitton and Vogue and produced her own ready-to-wear collection.
In 2011 the V&A acquired over 50 of her drawings. In 2014 a group of paintings and sculptures were acquired by Damien Hirst for his collection.
She lives and works in London.