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Candace Charlton, 1968 | Abstract Figurative painter

Candace Charlton (Durban, South Africa) studied Fine Art at Rhodes University majoring in Sculpture and History of Art.
Painting full-time since 1997.
In 1998 she held her first solo exhibition which was warmly received by the public.
In 2000 she moved to Europe and lives and works in The Netherlands and in Italy.
The human form, in particular the portrait, is the main focus in Charlton’s work.

She strives to discover and reveal the mystery and depth of the human psyche in her intensively studied portraits and figurative compositions.
In recent years the landscape has also begun to appear in her paintings. Her love of rendering a mood and atmosphere finds a new expression using nature as her subject matter.
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
2013 Visual Poetry - Morren Galleries, Utrecht;
2010 New Roots - Morren Galleries, Amsterdam;
2009 Knysna Fine Art, South Africa;
2008 Morren Galleries, Utrecht;
2007 Morren Galleries, Utrecht.
2014 Galerie Zofier, Nieuweschoot;
2014 Realisme Art Fair, Amsterdam;
2012 Film Forever, Morren Galleries, Utrecht.
1999 - 2015 25 portrait commissions.
ING Collectie
2 Rhodes University Bursaries
Best work in figure drawing, eastern Province Society of Fine Art Eisteddfod, 1992.