Arlene Rabinowitz (SA)

Arlene Rabinowitz

BORN 5th September 1959 SA; Raised in Israel (1963-1980); 1983-2002 Resided in various game parks and Private Nature Reserves in SA; Studied Fine Art at the University of South Africa.

My works can be described as post modernist in the conventions that I exploit. Compelled to explore natural environments and surrounding cultural themes. I seek emotive alternative emotive responses to moments in time.

Particularly drawn to movement and lyrical qualities which I find best explored with the media of pastel drawing and painting.

PREFERRED MEDIA Pastel painting, oil, Acrylic, Mixed media, wax, water colures; Sculpture: clay, plaster, cement, wood and stone carvings; Paint & Mural restoration.

EDUCATION : Fine Art BA (FA) Unisa; Bat Dor School of Dance, Israel; Group Exhibitions: 1994 Bedford Gallery (Jhb); 1996 Space Gallery;

SOLO EXHIBITION: 1996, Space Gallery, Mike Frampton, (Jhb); COLLECTIONS: Mpumalanga Provincial Government Art Collection; BOOK PUBLICATIONS CCAfrica Ecological Journal Vol. 3 2001, Gallery; Various Private Commissions; Interests: Writing; Poetry; Nature Conservation & Eco Tourism; Archaeology; History, Travel.

Arlene Rabinowitz participates in

  • Le Musee divisioniste – the global art museum
  • Mirror at the Bottom – artists portraying themselves
    curated by Agricola de Cologne