Category Archives: Contemporary Art

Renier Oosthuizen

Renier Oosthuizen - 001 Photo (800)

RENIER OOSTHUIZEN (1962) – Renier was born in the early 60’s with the love for art in all its forms. His favourite pastime as a child used to be sketching and painting.

His arty and inquisitive mind led him to create works from anything he could lay his hands on. After Art School Renier joined the S.A. Air Force as a chef. During this time, he discovered his ability for composing music and playing the piano.

Roelof Rossouw

Roelof Rossouw - 006 Photo (800)

ROELOF ROSSOUW (1957) – “I was born in Benoni, South Africa in 1957. My parents took me to every air show and at the age of four I knew all the aircraft and made drawings of them.

Aircraft and flight was my first passion, then came comic heroes like Tarzan, Cisco Kid, Flash Gordon and later Tintin. Inspired by the excellent quality comics and their artists of the sixties, I made my own comics

Gerrit Pitout

Gerrit Pitout - 001 Photo (800)

GERRIT PITOUT (1953) – Gerrit was born on the 2nd January 1953 in Klerksdorp and matriculated in Barberton. He studied at the University of Pretoria, and with further study at the University of South Africa he gained his honours in art history.

Gerrit also obtained his FPSSA Fellowship in photography. Gerrit’s career as professional artist spans close to 50 years and he has held large exhibitions in America, Israel and all over South Africa.

Elize Venter

Elize Venter - 100 Art (Original) Morning Glow

ELIZE VENTER (1963) – Elize Venter has been a student of Stefan Rossouw since the beginning of 2018. She finds herself with the master that inspired her passion for creating art on a high level.

Her passion for nature, flowers and old masters motivates her to continue to reflect her enthusiasm in her work as well as to keep improving in quality.

She saw the photo of the old deteriorated wall covered with bright, crisp flowers and immediately knew that she had to capture its beauty.

Chantelle van Zyl

Chantelle Van Zyl - 100 Art (480) After Study Edward Ladell Still Life

CHANTELLE VAN ZYL (1976) – Chantelle van Zyl is a new student artist learning oil painting from Stefan Rossouw. She is enjoying every minute of learning and is looking forward to creating beautiful masterpieces.

Oil will surely stay her favourite medium. Chantelle considers herself honoured to try her hand at old master paintings. She says she will always be inspired by them.

Wilma Roux

Wilma Roux - 102 Art (800) Forbidden Fruit

WILMA ROUX – Wilma has painted all her life but started painting in oil under the guidance of Delhia Rovattide Gomes Coelho from grade 8-12 and majored in Art in Grade 12.

After school she painted mainly in water colour and produced plant and grass illustrations for various books of the Botanical Institute of Pretoria and Namibia as well as for the Dept. of Water Affairs over a period of 12 to 15 years.