Laurelie Rae

Laurelie Rae is a Canadian Muslim visual artist with a passion for architecture and ornamentation. She is currently an M.A. candidate at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in Central London where she is researching the traditional techniques of Islamic Arts. In Montreal she focused on Drawing, Painting and Art History, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Concordia University in 2011. Lead by her love for architecture, patterns and geometry she moved to Istanbul in 2013 to pursue her research while studying the traditional Iznik ceramics process which she continues today. She hopes to use art as a catalyst for tolerance and acceptance between cultures while sharing the vast beauties of Islamic Art and Architecture.