“From the first daub of paint on a canvas I knew what I really wanted to do with my life was paint”
“Art is my absolute passion and l couldn’t imagine a life without it.”
Shontell, a successful business woman, lives in Gauteng with her husband and two sons. She hails from Durban and her love for the ocean, beaches, people and animals is reflected in herart. Eight years ago she joined an artist group “The Drawing Room”, where she met many accomplished artists who inspired and encouraged her. She had the pleasure of meeting ‘Bert Lewington’ and ‘Louis Audie’, well renowned South African Artists, who took her “under their wing” and taught her to paint and draw using different mediums and techniques. Her paintings, mostly oils and drawings, charcoals and pastels can be found in a few galleries around Durban, Gauteng and Tshwane. Her work has also sold abroad in Germany and Australia. She exhibits and sells at various events and venues and is also commissioned by interior decorators and private individuals. She has won a few awards and competitions.
Old time boat
Man wading 2
A stunning example of one of Shirley’s new masterpieces