South African Artist, Chanelle
Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. Since her early childhood days she has had a love for drawing and working in colour. She is completely self taught, and started her fulltime career in 2005, exhibiting her work in art galleries around Cape Town. Her work consists of farm landscapes, abstracts and flower paintings, focusing on creating decorative paintings to enlighten homes. She works in the medium acrylic and mixed media. In 2007 she bought a small art gallery in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town which she sold a year later. In 2008 , she decided to create a greeting card range, to help raise profits for the Starfish Greatheart Foundation, selling them to Exclusive Books and PNA branches Nationally. In 2009 Chanelle sold paintings Nationally and Internationally, through various art galleries. She held her first solo exhibition, and exhibited at various art and wine festivals. In 2010 she created a second range of greeting cards, a landscape series art print range and an art print range for children’s rooms.