South African Artist, Hugo Maritz
After matriculating at Linden High School in Johannesburg in 1993, Hugo obtained a BA (Philosophy and Psychology) degree at the Rand Afrikaans University. Although he never studied art, he started drawing at a very young age. In 1993 well-known arts critic and lecturer Nico van Rensburg took him under his wing and taught him more about composition and painting.
Hugo has taken part in numerous exhibitions, and has had 11 solo exhibitions so far. He is represented by various South African galleries, his work a favourite of many local and international collectors.