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Claire Linder

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South Africa

Birth year

Lives in

Works in


Uni of Natal Pietermaritzburg, 1971, BA

Representing galleries
Sonjart Gallery, Rapperswil

surrealism, mixed-media, figurative, abstract, painting


After thirty years as a botanical artist in South Africa and Great Britain I have spent the last few years deliberately breaking away from the constraints of precise painting.  It has been a time of experiment, of intellectual and technical challenge. 

Expressing myself visually is an intense drive. The meeting of  brush and canvas is a highly sensual act and is an affirmation of that self which responds intensely to form, colour and shape. I am also fascinated by the myriad complexities of our world, the juxtapositions and contradictions of life which at a times can seem so absurd. It is all these elements that keep me constantly rising to new challenges.

Recent Exhibits

Claire Linder participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2013 'Touching Africa'
The American Womens' Club of Zürich
Exhibited at these venues
Claire Linder has Exhibited at these venues:

The American Womens' Club of Zürich
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