Local resident, originally from Poland, Marzanna is a professional iconographer. She is a graduate of the Iconographic College in Bielsk Podlaski, Poland and in 2002 she gained a masters degree in iconography. Marzanna has been authorised by the Saint Council of Bishops of the Polish Autocephalic Orthodox Church to create icons. All her work is created using traditional tempera techniques with natural pigments and some of the icons are covered with 24 carat gold leaf. Marzanna is exhibiting at the Blue Light Gallery from 28th March – 24th April. www.orthodoxiconsstudio.co.uk.