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Afghanistan, an Artists View
Paintings from my years in Afghanistan on Mission with the United Nations.
High tea for birthday celebrations on the lacy tablecloth my Mum had from her travels to Nottingham, where her Grandfather was a lacemaker. Perhaps, the bubbles not quite high-tea.
Sunrise run getting earlier, if not warmer, as spring rushes in. With the clivia’s in the studio parking garden starting to flower, it seemed a good time to have the painting from the magnificent clivia garden at Babylonstoren displayed outside the studio.
Clivia Basket
Oil on canvas 120cmx150cm
New shoots on the Japanese Anemone cuttings from Mum’s garden, holding the promise of an awesome summer display.
Air reverberating with the big engines of the Simona Hill Climb cars arriving in town. Bringing with them, despite the zero spectator restrictions, visitors to the studio. The Livestream broadcast of Classic Car Friday with a reported viewership in excess of 10 million!

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.


  • The video series is a brilliant idea . . . just love it!!! I think you should have revolving theme exhibitions in your studio. There are some real winners among your Afghanistan series. Beautiful. x

    September 8, 2021

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