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Flame Tree Web

Oil on Linen 35cmx50cm

On the easel the layout for a group of 3 young men in Lakes State who reminded me of the restless youth in South Sudan, responsible for the current unrest and deaths, linked to cattle raids, politics, ethnic rivalry and the dry season.

However, on my way to Juba 3, I passed a flame tree the orange blossoms vibrant against the blue sky. Hence, the restless young men will need to wait for another day.

In his time Jan has been an electronics, nuclear and power system engineer, a strategist, a humanitarian and an artist. A career path linked by creativity and innovative thinking. Initially trained at the Johannesburg College of Art, Jan has won numerous international awards and has exhibited nationally and internationally. He can be found in his studio ‘Jandreart’ located at Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna.


  • Heaven’s above Jandre’ that is utterly exquisite….

    Absolutely flawless execution and artistic merit of the highest order. Brilliant!

    February 17, 2013
    • anna

      you saw a fragility in the flame lilies that is (yes!) utterly exquisite!!!!

      February 18, 2013

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