South African Artist, Anine Barnard
Born in the Free State, she obtained her professional training at the University of the Orange Free State, where she completed her Fine Arts Degree, specializing in Graphic Art. She participated in various local and international exhibitions. (Belgium, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland and England). She specializes in portrait and figure studies and has been practising from her art studio at home. Working with mixed media, she portrays her immediate surroundings and situations from everyday life. Her themes are mainly women together with animals, which depicts her love for nature and simplicity. Minute details are a characteristic of her etchings.