Dionne Pendley is a black British woman of Jamaican heritage.  Her artistic journey started from the age of 14 while at school and she went on to gain a BA Hons in Fashion Promotion at Southampton Solent University after completing a BTEC in Fashion and Textiles and A-level Art.  For the last 7 years she has been creating work that has been inspired by her African and Caribbean way of life and art.