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South African Portrait Artist
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Matriculated at Hoërskool Grens, East London.

Education: - Ernst De Jongh Academy, Private Classes in Painting/Drawing - B.A Fine Arts (University of Free State) - Attend workshops with Pauline Gutter, Rene Snyman, and Mariaan Kotze Work part-time as a graphic/web designer. Create Professional Portrait Commission from Photographs and work on my personal art in my spare time.

Top 3 Exhibitions: - 2018 Best of Bloem Exhibition at Kotze Art Gallery

- 2017 Best of Bloem Exhibition @ Kotze Art Gallery

- 2004 Free State Ceramic Exhibition

Artist Statement: My personal work is about finding identity in Christ and Christian Value, in contrast to the world system that is flawed.

Favourite Visual Artist
Johannes Vermeer, John Singer Sargeant, Gustav Klimt
Favourite Movies
Gladiator, Braveheart, Soul Surfer - anything inspirational and uplifting
Favourite TV Shows
70s Show, Saturday Night Life
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Pentatonix, London Grammer, Birdy
Favourite Books
Persuasion, The Three Musketeers, Outlander
Favourite Writers
Jane Austen, Alexander Dumas, Diana Galbandon, Sarah J Maas, Holly Black
Favourite Games
Age of Empires
Favourite Gaming Platform
Not much of a gamer
Tools of the Trade
oil, acrylic, charcoal, pencil, clay, soft pastels, and multimedia
Other Interests
Poetry, Fashion & Photography, Reading


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