|1973, born in Heidelberg, Transvaal|
Elizabeth grew up surrounded by family
and friends who were artists and
She studied painting at the Michaelis School of Fine Art under Peggy Delport and sculpture under Bruce Arnot, majoring in History of Art and Psychology. She subsequently completed a computer graphics course at Concept Marketing.
Now living on the mountain-side of Muizenberg, overlooking the sea and
Particularly drawn towards the penguin colony at the boulders, she decided two years ago to make this a special project, making weekly trips to study and observe the birds - taking time and care to capture the subtle gestures so unique to penguins. She donated one of these studies, done in oil on canvas, to SANCCOB to help raise funds for the seabirds affected by the "Treasure" oil spill. The WWF.SA successfully auctioned this painting on the internet to Bill Hiss of California.
The Ruth Prowse School of Art, has been facing the threat of closure
She regularly exhibits at galleries in Cape Town, has sold her paintings
Her most recent paintings are on exhibition at the Cape Gallery, 60
“I am concerned and would like to play
a part in conservation, for the reasons that it ultimately affects efforts
to realize a better world.
Her work has been exhibited at The Cape Gallery since 1997. She has sold
paintings to South African Corporates and produced several private commissions.
These include an exhibition on the island of Santa Cruz and on various
tourist boats in the Archipelago her focus being creatures endemic to
the Galapagos Island.
Artist: ELIZABETH POULSOM
Title: To the nest
Size: 30 x 20 cm
Price: R 4 200 Framed
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