Sylvia Vetta is a freelance writer, whose worked for the award-winning magazines 'The Oxford Times' and the ‘Oxfordshire Limited Edition’. She also wrote for four magazines on art, history and science related events. After completing her Diploma in Creative Writing from Oxford University, Sylvia wrote a novel on the 'Stars Art Movement' (Beijing 1979). Brushstrokes in Time is set in China against the background of real events between 1964-1993. When the Stars artists’ illegal western inspired exhibition was closed down by the police, they marched to Tiananmen Square demanding artistic freedom to be met by serried rows of white uniformed police. Sylvia interviewed in depth, over three years, the artist Qu Leilei who was one of the 5 founders of the Stars Art Movement. She has reviewed exhibitions by another Star’s artist, the Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace and at the Royal Academy. Brushstrokes in Time was published by Claret Press and launched in Blackwell’s Oxford in February. Her novel 'I Love You All, the story of Kennington (Oxford) choir told in a chorus of voices' was published in May 2015 by Philip Hind. Her poem 'An Artist Observes' inspired by artist, Weimin He, is displayed on a hoarding in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter of Oxford next to 50 pieces of his work.