When the time of your life is right your migration will begin

Winds of change

My paintings hatch… bit by bit, starting as a little vague idea in my head, sometimes I walk with the possibility of an image for days, weeks, even months before it gets to a point of breaking through, even then, I usually do not know precisely where the image will end up once I put […]

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Joe, Kobus and Mariaan Kotze

I owe everything to these two people

    Kobus & Joe Kotze           An Ode to my lovely parents: Today I want to put aside some time to show my appreciation to my wonderful parents and to tell where I come from.    It’s because of my parents that I am able to figure out this crazy, not so easy […]

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Daisy in a Delft bowl

My thought process and journey to a painting

Creating a painting, the route I take: I want to share a peek into my head as I create a painting. I start by staring at the blank canvas on my easel, trying to connect to it, trying to feel it… At this stage, I want either silence, but mostly rather loud music, the choice […]

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Bronze sculpture Blind Faith

Ready to take off girl

As a student, I majored in sculpture but never got to do any sculptures after I finished my studies…until recently.  My “Blind Faith” limited edition sculpture is born.  Blind Faith is a very symbolic sculpture.  This girl is blindfolded, this is symbolic of trusting, trust your inner voice a Higher Hand, the omens crossing your […]

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Art inspired by Matisse

Inspired by Matisse

Henri Matisse In 2016 I had the privilege to attend an exhibition of  Henri Matisse  with my three daughters and a friend at the Standard Bank Art Gallery in Johannesburg. I took these images of my daughters, as I immediately saw the potential for paintings in these scenes.  Here is the outcome.   I also […]

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Cats and Vision boards

Positive affirmation and financial intelligence

Not much to do with my art…  If I may…?! And this might be the most unstructured post I ever did!  I thought I knew what I had in mind for this blog post, and now that I sit in front of my computer, I feel lost! Information and visions: I think each of us […]

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Art exhibition: Daniel Novela and Mariaan Kotze

What an honor! Exhibiting with Daniel Novela is such an honor. My first memories of this humble guy: I moved to Klerksdorp in 1997 and I always saw this guy sitting with his beautiful small paintings, displayed on the paving in front of the Game shop. Needless to say, I followed his career with fascination […]

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