Be inspired by the high-energy art of award winning artist, Jandre.
An emotional artist, the influence of the Impressionists on his Representational style is evident from his limited pallet of colours, however, it is to Kandinsky that he looks for his inspiration where objects depicted arouse out of pure emotion.
In this focus on form and colour, he asks questions of the viewer to see beyond the mere representational to the emotional signal contained in clusters of line and colour, reinforced by ridges of light made possible through his technique of painting with his fingers, imparting his emotions directly onto canvas.
Traveling extensively, his material is taken from his environment, dominated by his work as a humanitarian – most recently with the United Nations in South Sudan – in post conflict, emergency response, and in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Initially trained at the Johannesburg College of Art, his potential was recognised by his painting being selected for the Permanent World Children’s Exhibition in Toulouse France. In 2016, Special Merit Award Winner and Honourable Mention ‘Art of outstanding quality’, LST Open Art Exhibition; 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2009 Honourable Mention, Professional Painting Category, London International Creative Competition; 2008 finalist at the Thapong Botswana Artist of the Year; 2002 he was a finalist at Patchings, Nottinghamshire; and several group and solo exhibitions (Cape Town). He has a PhD in Business Strategy with an MBA and a BSc in Electrical Engineering.