Raina Goran was born in Westcliff – on – Sea in Essex in 1962. She moved to Radlett, Hertfordshire in the 80’s where she still lives. Raina studied Illustration at Wimbledon School of Art from 1981- 1984 before a successful career working as a Creative Director in the Greeting card Industry.
She became a full time artist in 2013. Raina is an active member of Studio Fridays, who meet up every week to share studio space, mentoring and share creative insights. Raina also formed an artist cooperative called, ‘The North London Artist and Sculptors Group’ who exhibit together and have a group online presence.
In the past two years, Raina has regularly been selected for group shows in London, including The Society of Women Artists, The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and The New English Art Club.