As well as running Poem Atlas, Astra has curated several visual poetry exhibitions across the UK. She won the Pebeo Mixed Media Art Prize in 2016, and her visual work has been showcased at exhibitions and pop-up events in the UK and internationally, including the National Poetry Library, Christie's London and Technohoros Gallery. Astra has recently been experimenting with bio-resin and text.

Solo Exhibitions

2021, Regrowth and Resistance, Kew Gardens, London

2021, Translucency, Art Park Gallery Rhodes, GR


Group Exhibitions

2022, Future Cities, National Poetry Library, London

2022, The Sea Is Always Far, Technohoros Gallery, Athens, GR

2021, Text-Isles, Art Park Gallery Rhodes, GR

2021, Timglaset Editions, Malmö Konsthall, SE

2021, Summer with the Arts, Women's Memorial (WIMSA), USA

2020, Hesterglock Press Exhibition, Neck of the Woods Cafe, Bristol

2020, Poetry Illustrated: a Teenagers View, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton

2020, Temporary Spaces, The Poetry Café, London

2020, Double Six, Kingston Museum, Kingston

2019, Blockplay, Poetry Café, London

2019, The Yellow Book Exhibition, Westminster Reference Library, London

2019, Behind the mask, Another mask, October Gallery, London

2019, Groving: Acts of Resistance, Street Exhibition in Bury St Edmunds

2019, The Poet's Brut Group Exhibition, Poetry Cafe, London

2019, Poetography Exhibition, Museum of Futures, London

2019, Love Tokens and Bad Pennies Exhibition at #unsettledgallery, London

2018, Ampersand poetry & art evening, 504 Arch, London

2018, Instagram Poetry Exhibition, National Poetry Library (Southbank Centre), London

2018, Scribbling & Scrawling Exhibition, Museum of Futures, London

2016, Pébéo Art Exhibition, A&D Gallery, London

2014, Pro Arté International Group Exhibition, The Studio, Guildford

2013, Group Student Design Show, Ivy Arts Centre, Guildford

2013, Pro Arté International Group Exhibition, The Studio, Guildford

Online Exhibitions

2021, Photo-poetry SURFACES, at Bristol Photo Festival

2021, AWW-STRUCK at Poem Atlas website

2021, Instagram Poetry for Every Day at StAnza Festival 

2021, Refraction at Poem Atlas website

2020, Future-Facing at Poem Atlas website

2020, artBLAB:Text at artBLAB website

2020, Escapisms at Poem Atlas website

2020, Trånslatiøns at Mellom Press

2020, Islet Zone at Poem Atlas website


Examples of work from The Poet's Brut exhibition at the Poetry Cafe in 2019.

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Excerpt from my commission in response to Janice Kerbel's artwork at the National Poetry Library in 2022


'no hope' at the world's first Instagram Poetry Exhibition at the National Poetry Library in 2018

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