Soraya works in watercolours, oils, pastels, acrylics and mixed media with a variety of subjects such as musicians, café scenes and African market scenes amongst others. Many of her subjects are travel based and light and colour are the two key elements in her paintings. Soraya has received a number of prestigious art awards for her paintings. She is a regular contributor to The Artist Magazine and has written two art books She is a demonstrator for Golden Artist Colours, Caran D’Ache and is sponsored by St Cuthberts Mill. She also tutors and demonstrates her painting techniques to art societies worldwide. She is an elected member of the Society of Women Artists and The Society of Floral Painters.