Artist Maureen Edgcumbe has three subject genres to her art
Maureen's landscapes mainly depict the beauty and atmospherics ofthe natural world. Her inspiration is mainly from Africa.
African Ethnic Figure
Maureen's African figure paintings mainly depict the vibrant spirit of South Africa's ethnic people.
Bygone Theatrical Figure
Maureen's figure paintings depict the feminine graciousness of the bygone era of Early Photography, Theatre and
Film. Her painting inspiration is sourced from old black and white photographs which she interoperates in a
Zimbabwe born artist Maureen Edgcumbe completed her Graphic Design diploma at the Natal Technikon in 1977. After
her experience in the commercial world she decided to turn to the holistic field of Kinesiology which had a profound
effect on her artistic style. In her student days South African artist Andrew Verster tutored her in figure study.
In the early years, Maureen developed a name for herself as a landscape artist. She sold her work through various
galleries in South Africa. She was originally tutored in landscape painting by South African landscape artist Anton Benson.
Her paintings hang in the boardroom at the Kruger National Park Conservation Management Offices Phalaborwa and in many
other major corporate art collections in South Africa. Maureen was commissioned by the Wildlands Conservation Trust in
March 2010 to paint eight art works to be presented to their major donors. She was one of the participating artists in
the Artists Professional Practice Exhibition TWELVE which was held at the KZNSA Gallery in 2010. Maureen is currently
exhibiting at the 2015 Art In The Park, Pietermaritzburg, 3rd – 7th.
She often has exhibitions in her home in Cowies Hill, Pinetown. Please contact her if you would like to be
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