This blog is primarily concerned with contemporary Coptic iconography and certain issues affecting it and its use in the Coptic Church.
Stéphane René is a leading exponent of the Neo-Coptic School of Coptic iconography. He studied under the school’s founder, the late Coptic master Prof Isaac Fanous, at the Institute of Coptic Studies, Cairo. He subsequently received his PhD from the Royal College of Art, London. He is a practising iconographer and supervises doctoral research in Christian iconography at the Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London.