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My artwork is born from a fascination with painterly abstraction and the power it has to engage us visually
and emotionally.

In a fast paced society saturated with minute by minute documentation, abstract art gives us an opportunity
to reflect and to delve below the surface.

I am inspired by literature, poetry and music, but just as easily by rain pelting the studio or a landscape remembered. Any of these can be the impetus for the colours and tools
I choose, the marks I make and the shapes that emerge,
as they obliquely inform the content.

BIOGRAPHY
 
Tanja Truscott is a South African artist born in
the Netherlands and currently works from Eastside Studios in Salt River, Cape Town. 
She studied Graphic design at Stellenbosch University.
She taught Art, an was an illustrator, art director
and designer in educational publishing.  
A decade ago she turned to painting and has been
a full time artist for the past 5 years. 
She has exhibited in group shows, most recently in Barnard Gallery’s Nano 1.3. 
Her work is represented in private collections both locally and abroad and she is represented in Johannesburg
by Candice Berman Gallery. 

 



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Artist: TANJA TRUSCOTT
Title: Moonrise #1
Size: 45 x 45 cm
Media: Oil and graphite on 300g Munken
Price: R 10 500 framed
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