I create work based on places, creatures seen and interesting people. Painting has been a staple diet, nurturing my connection with the world- a tangible expression of appreciation through painting. I enjoy being expansive with subjects and experimentation." Penelope Hunter is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She began exhibiting her work in art galleries in 2000. Her work initially consisted of decorative figure studies and moved on to a range of themes and mediums. Favourite subject matter includes humans, animals and landscapes. Her work has an organic feel, often with impasto and elements of abstraction.
Read her interview to see how painting can be meditating while requiring inspiration during the process.