Renee Leslie

Leslie left teaching in 2005 to pursue her passion for art . Leslie’s style is intuitive , loose and immediate , focusing on expressive mark making . She favours using mixed media , collage and drawing with various tools on prepared backgrounds . Oil paintings is a more recent exploration . Jeanette Gilks has been by far the greatest influence in her art life and working with Gilks’ advanced drawing group , the Garret Artists , for the past 20 years . She has also benefitted from painting tuition from Maggie Strachan and Dee Donaldson , as well as the generous sharing of knowledge by other artists . She has been on many group exhibitions in various South African cities since 2000 , including Jabulisa , the art and craft exhibition of KZN which happens every 4 years , in 2010 . In 2007 she was awarded second place in the KZNSA Members Exhibition“The Naked Truth “ with work titled “ Alzheimer’s Isolation “ .

Karoo Succulents 1 ac 110 x 90 cm fr.

Karoo Succulents 2 ac 110 x 90 cm fr.

Desert Plants 116 x 113 cm ac fr.

Excersing 1 bw 730 x 640 fr.

Excersing 2 bw 730 x 640 fr.

All the Worlds a Stage 1 a/c 110 x 100 fr.

All the world's a Stage 2 a/c 110 x 100 fr.

Beach Scapes San Lameer bw 660 x 630

Beach Scapes Empanyati bw 660 x 630

Beach Scapes Noordhoek 1 bw 660 x 630

Beach Scapes Noordhoek 2 bw 660 x 630

Karoo1110 x 105 ac

Karoo 2 110 x 105 ac

Karoo Plants Framed 110 x 105 ac

Bystander ac on cb 107 x 100 fr.

Power Play ac on cb 107 x 100 fr.
An Interview by the Red Carnation Group of Hotels
Barbara Siedle
Bruce Backhouse
Bush Art
Celimpilo Dlamini
David Tomlinson
Dawn Rouse Photography
Ezequeil Mabote
Hugh Mbayiwa
Hussein Salim
John Smith
Karen Fortune
Lindy Acton
Lisa-Jane Hamlin
Nicole Pletts
Nora Newton
Paddy Starling
Renee Leslie
Robert Domijan
Scott Bredin
Victoria Verbaan
Virginia Mashonganyika
Wim Rautenbach