Artist Biography - Isabel Le Roux

The first impression of Isabel Le Roux’s art is vibrancy. The courageous use of colour adds to the expressionistic quality of emotion and feeling. She paints life and creates her paintings in the journey of her own life. She is well known for her typical South African scenes, especially those from the Cape, but her travels abroad bring a new dimension to her work.

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...auty and excitement of her surroundings often inspires her creativity, but, as she states, “I strive to paint more expressionistic and to be more in tune with my feelings than with reality. On occasion, my work is perceived as being colourist, an opinion that I have no difficulty in accepting, since colour is my passion. However, Madame Brunau of the City Internationale des Arts in Paris once said that I do achieve something that artists like Cezanne did and that is to allow the viewer to look through the colour and into the painting.
Isabel le Roux was born in Rustenburg, North West Province, South Africa. She is one of the most prolific artists in South Africa. Isabel has been painting professionally since 1974 and has held more than 50 solo exhibitions locally as well as overseas. Her works are included in the collections of numerous corporations and are sought after by art galleries, art dealers and private investors.Isabel paints, lives and works in Kosmos at the Hartbeespoort dam, in her studio at Atelier Isabella, North West Province, South Africa . She also spends time in the Cape which plays a very important part in her oeuvre.
Isabel is a very prolific artist and paints whatever interests her at the moment. Her works are modern, contemporary, colorful and expressionistic. She works in different mediums such as oils, acrylics, watercolors and mixed media.
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