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Julia is an Artist with SouthAfricanArtists.com based in South Africa.
I live and work from my studio at home in Durban. Being inspired by contrasts in colour and light and shade,my work is bright and colourful.
I find my paintings change constantly as I play with new ideas and the spectrum of colour we are so fortunate to see.
Of late my work is centering around figures, representing them in a more abstract form. I strive constantly to capture the essence of the subject rather than every realistic minute detail.
I love this style as it is produced by passion and emotion...the paint and the brush directing the humble artist!
Ran my own working studio "ARTBEAT STUDIO on Steel" and later "Signature Art" - a small exciting Gallery
I now paint fulltime and exhibit all over South Africa.
Various private exhibitions
Nedbank Cinema Nouveau
Commissioned to do paintings for a film
2005 Art in the West - Ireland
2006 CROW exhibition - Umhlanga
2006 SPCA exhibition - Umhlanga
2006 POSITIVE Exhibition - Sun City Johannesburg
2006 Group Exhibition - Mt Edgecombe
2006 Dornier Wine Estate Art Auction - Stellenbosch
2006 Ballito - Group Exhibition
2007 Umhlanga - Group Exhibition
2007 Decorex Cape Town
2007 Decorators on Display - Durban
2007 Decorex Johannesburg 8 - 12 August
2007 Mt Edgecombe golf estate 24 - 26 August
2007 Hilton Arts Festival 14 - 16 September
2007 Artists in Motion Expo - Gateway 27-30 September
2007 Group exhibition Crescent Umhlanga
2007 Artspace Durban 22 December - January 2008
2007 KZNSA December - 10 January 2008
2007 Etchings Gallery 30November - end December "Together we are one"
2007 Signature Art permanent group exhibition
2008 Buxtons Group Exhibition
2008 Umhlanga Group exhibition - 20 March
2008 House & Garden Show Durban - 27 June - 6 July "Local Rocks!" Hall
2008 CTAS Exhibition - Baxter Theatre Cape Town 1-7 September
2008 Hilton Arts Festival 12 - 14 September
2008 Drakensville Exhibition 21 Dec - 12 January
2009 Art in the Park Pietermaritzburg 27 - 31 May
2009 Imbizo - Ballito - Black & White Ex - 13 August
2009 Hilton Arts Festival KZN 18 - 20 September
2009 Sibaya Casino - Wetlands Conservation Auction 9/10 October
2009 Grace College - Hilton 9/10 October
2009 Westville Gallery - collaborative
2009 La Lucia Mall Group Exhibition - Breast Cancer
2009 Artspace - Affordable Art Fair
2009 KZNA - Artists Block - Group Exhibition
2010 KZNSA - Online - Members Exhibition January
2010 Art in the Park Pietermaritzburg - 2 - 6 June 2010
2010 Hilton Arts Festival - Hilton College 17 -19 September
2011 Art in the Park - Pietermaritzburg
2011 Hilton Arts Festival 16 -18 September
2011 Buzzart KZNSA November - January
2011 Artspace - Affordable Art Fair
2012 Art in the Park
2012 Hilton Arts Festival
I have works in private and corporate collections in South Africa and around the globe.
I am represented in
Johan Smith Gallery - Clarions
Artbeat Gallery - Sandton Johannesburg
Dante Art Gallery - Cavendish Square Cape Town
Green Gallery -Mt Edgecombe
Dodds Gallery - Green with Envy, Vause Rd Durban
Etchings - Browns Drift Umgeni Park KZN
Valley Bakery Gallery - Champagne Valley , Drakensberg
National Teaching Diploma. No formal art training.
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