Utilising a fascination with the theatrical stage (a space for characters, lighting and emotional outpouring), the paintings turn the viewer towards the audience - from the performer's perspective – emphasising the importance of the audience’s role; the ultimate arbiters of success.

Sabrina Shah’s paintings provoke a series of carnival-like energies, embedded in the austerity of the surface. (Robert Luzar, a-n magazine March 2010)