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Leonie Brown - "It's Time to Arise"

"It's Time to Arise"

It's Time to Arise
Oil on Canvas, US$ 1,515
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It's Time to Arise

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Details

Oil on Canvas
Oil on canvas + encaustic + inks

W: 700mm x H: 1500mm x D: 44mm
W: 28" x H: 59" x D: 2"

Approx. Weight: 3kg

This work is unframed

Price

US$ 1,515 SOLD

Scale

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Reference

LEB201707

About "It's Time to Arise"

It's Time to Arise
To Believe the word for Tomorrow.
This has been a hard season, a difficult year,
Time to Arise.

Leonie continually experiment with her mediums, in an attempt to get new and different ways to use them. She has found a way to marry oils, acrylics, inks and encaustics, that gives her work a luminosity and texture that takes the viewer from one interesting area to another.

'I am a wandering eye poet, an eclectic color fanatic. I want my paintings to leap off the wall and overwhelm you with their tactile, layered, chocolate thick, color and texture.' Leonie.e.Brown Artist

My work, like my life, is a refelection of my life's journey. A progression over time of learning how to deal with the past, live in the present and not fear the future. But what I've learned, is that good decisions are based in trusting God and the people He surrounds me with.

The process of learning and painting has a simbiotic relationship. My work is complicated, because I am by nature an analizer and thinker. I want to understand why, what and where, and within that processing, I try reflect the values which I live by: Believe in God, believe the best of others, forgive, move on.

But like the process of giving bith, change is a slow and painful process. It takes long. I've learned that it is ok to make mistakes. Sometimes the best wisdom and the best work flow out of those mistakes. The hardest part...is forgiveness.'

Leonie Brown

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About Leonie

Leonie Brown

'I am a wandering eye poet, an eclectic color fanatic. I want my paintings to leap off the wall and overwhelm you with their tactile, chocolate thick, color and texture.'

Passionate, expressive, urgent, often using palette knives to scrape and make marks into the paint.

Leonie's current body of work focus more on South African landscapes, using thick impasto paint with lots of texture and color. She describes the process of painting as, passionate, expressive, urgent, often using palette knives to scrape and make marks into the paint.
She is also is a multiple award winner and has taken part and either been placed or won some of the most prestigious awards for Fine Art in South Africa, which includes the following:

* Gregoire Boonzaaier Art Bursary, First prize, 1985.
* Potchefstroom Talent Festival: First prize, 1986.
* Schweikcherd Art Bursary for Painting.
* Winner of Volkskas National Fine Art Competition.
* Placement and First Prize in Fine Art Category, 1986.
* Rolfes Impressions.
* Placement in top 10 nationally: Total Exhibition for Young Artists

Her Abstract work has been described as Abstract Expressionism, but this has not limited Leonie's oeuvre; her realistic work contains and conveys the same explosive energy as her conceptual creations.
With the use of extremely thick impasto paint, bright and unusual color combinations and her own secret intriguing technique, her work tends to overpower the space it occupies.

She believes that the work in itself should be sufficient and powerful enough to carry out the message she is attempting to express. For the last few years she has been focusing on establishing herself as a serious investment artist. She describes her current work as Romantic Turnerism influenced by the likes of Constable, Turner and South African Artist, Errol Boyley, and Adriaan Boshoff.
She has been named as: the new Errol Boyley of South Africa, as well as an artist with the ability to paint like the Old Masters.

Price Range

US$ 1,294-2,834

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Exhibitions

Exhibition History:
2016 Freshly Brought, Wellington
2016 Winter Life Exhibition, Fish Hoek
2014 Art at Constantia, Groot Constantia Art Gallery
2013 Rosendal Art Gallery
2013 Philadelphia Art Gallery
2012 Philadelphia Art Gallery
2011 Bay Hotel Art Gallery
2011 Junction Art Gallery
2009 Orange Cactus Gallery, Big Bay, Cape Town
Interview with CCFM
Interview with RSG
Die Meul, Philadelphia, Cape Town on 28 November 2009
2008
Die Meul, Philadelphia, Cape Town
RED! The Gallery, Steenburg Village, Cape Town
De Brak Gallery, Groot Brak, Eastern Cape
The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay, Cape Town
Cayman Islands
2007
Johannesburg Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show
RED! The Gallery, Steenburg Village, Cape Town
2006
Evita se Perron, Darling, Western Cape
RED! The Gallery, Steenburg Village, Cape Town
OBZ Cafe, Cape Town
Interview with CCFM
Interview with Tygerburger
Before 2006
Potchefstroom Talent festival
Rolfes Impressions
National Volkskas Atelier * Winner in Fine Art Catagory
Total Exhibition for Young Artists
Potchefstroom Art Festival
Lichtenburg Art Festival
V & A Waterfront
Desire Resnick Art Gallery

Education

BA(BK) Hons

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