Marittie de Villiers
Media - Acrylic Paintings
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Website - www.southafricanartists.com
Marittie de Villiers is largely selftaught. She finished a B.A. (Communication) at the Pothefstroom University.After spending six years at sea, sailing and exploring the Caribbean, the Americas and Bahamas she started painting with a vengeance on her return to SA in 2004.
Not having an affinity for formal training of any sort, the passion for painting has been the greatest driving force. Having little enthusiasm for landscape painting, she is extremely interested in capturing the spontaneity of a momentary image.
She has a indivualistic style of composition, technique and use of light and dark. She prefers models carrying out mundane and everyday tasks.
Most recent exhibition:
Two Woman at Alice Art Gallery
Alice Art Gallery
Flambe Fine Art
Robertson Art Gallery
*2005 - Group exhibitions
Picasso's Gallery in Groot Brak.
Since 2006, permanent exhibition. Currently the gallery's best seller.
* 2006 - Group exhibitions
Strydom's Gallery Winter Exhibition, George.
* Picasso's Gallery, Groot Brak.
*2007 - Group exhibitions
*Strydom's Gallery Winter Exhibition, George.
*Calitzdorp Port Fees.
*Art and More Gallery ,Parys.
*Elize Art Gallery, Sasolburg.
*Picasso's Gallery, Groot Brak.
*Aardklop Kunstefees, Potchefstroom.
*Cape Palette Gallery, George.
*2008 - Group exhibitions
*Cape Palette Gallery in George,
*Upper Cross Gallery in Mosselbaai.
*Picasso's Gallery in Groot Brak.
*Art and More Gallery, Parys.
*Invitation to Tania Babb Gallery, Cape Town.
*2005 - 2008 - Solo exhibitions
*Diesel & Dust Gallery, Ruiterbosch (near Mosselbay).
( a small signature gallery in the countryside)
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