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Contemporary South African Artists Beginning With The Letter " G "

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South African artists with surnames beginning with " G "

GADD Vivienne - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
I live on a farm in Barrington, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa, with my husband, Alistair. We have cattle - beautiful Bonsmara, three horses - Black Magic, Skye and Buccaneer, three chickens - Bella, Lizzie and Vicky, and two Neapolitan's - Carita and Leonardo...

GAGE Cheryl - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Mixed Media Paintings
My career as a visual artist has been influenced by two main stimuli: advertising art and fine art. My training in painting and drawing as a fine artist gave me an entree into the advertising industry as a studio artist and an art director. My affiliation with the advertising industry developed a specific awareness of the use of visual metaphor to communicate ideas and I subsequently explored the topic of "Symbolism in Portrait Making" for a Master's Degree in Fine Art...

GARDE Leila - South African Artist, Mixed Media
Born in Johannesburg 1974,Leila relocated to Cape Town in 1995. After 13 successful years in the clothing industry, Leila "retired" to paint full time from her home in Hout Bay. Her work's symbolism illustrates the "yin & yang", the extremes that exist in all, and their symbiotic relationship. Using mixed media, organic images are born through layering, gravity and evaporation...

GARDINER Bob - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
Bob Gardiner is a South African artist painting landscapes as well as surreal works...

GEE Rodney - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Mixed Media, Digital, Ballpoint, Watercolour
Rodney combines the mystery and provoking subjects of Surrealism with the personal experiences in his life which clearly reflect the detail of his complicated thoughts. This makes him a true modern day Dali, with an even darker twist than the legend himself. His work stimulates your visual fantasies with bright colours and well-constructed, thought provoking, intertwining subtle parodies and sometimes - serious questions...

GLASBY Tim - South African Artist, Original Oil Paintings
I am a Hyperrealist, who specializes in Portraiture, although I have lately also been commissioned to do seascapes. I wosk from photo references, and can take up to 6 months of worktime on a single oil painting, be it big. My work required both patience and technical skill...

GOOSEN Pieter - South African Artist, Oil Painting
Coming from an engineering background, my love for art and creating on a microscale, has driven me to purely focus on art. My love for animals, nature and the creation, is what drives and inspires most of my works. As a great fan of surrealism and illusions I do from time to time also paint these genres. Behind a canvas or in a creative environment is where I find happiness and true peace...

GORDON Tarryn - South African Artist, Oil Painting, Acrylics
The artist Tarryn Gordon began painting at a very young age, her talent was evident from right back them, she always loved art. She finish high school at Pro Arte Alphen Park, a school of the arts in Pretoria. She has amazing skills working with a very wide range of artistic styles, with many different kinds medium and technique, (or media and techiques) depending on the project at hand. Such examples are airbrushing, oil painting, drawing/illustration and new media...

GOUWS Francois - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Acrylic Paintings, Silkscreen
Francois Gouws was Born in Molteno, South Africa on 30 October 1959. Francois Gouws spent childhood years on a farm near Molteno in the Eastern Cape province. The roots of his interest in art were developed by the strong influence of well known South African writer and painter Johannes Meintjes, who was his first art tutor...

GROBLER Alan - South African Artist, Linocut
Born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province, South Africa. Studied graphic fine art at the Faculty of Art and Design, Port Elizabeth Technicon(1975-1978), under the South African artist and educator, Alexander Podlashuc (1930-2009)...

GROBLER Diek - South African Artist, Paintings
If forced to classify my work into an -ism, the term Magic Realism gets closest to what I attempt to achieve. My work is inspired by common occurrences which seems insignificant in terms of global social or political issues, but when scrutinized, contains the essentials of human drama. I place these everyday ideas in new and unusual contexts, thus heightening its impact due to the 'strangeness' of the resulting images...

 

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