Roxanne a self taught artist has been painting since 1986. The hot tropical climate in South Africa has influenced her work, intriguing her with contrasts of bright sunlight and deep shadows. As a lover of nature and keen gardener she is drawn to painting plants, flowers and still life. Often taking the viewer into the heart of the subject. She enjoys the freedom and challenge of watercolour as her main medium. In October 1996 she gained her Associateship with the Watercolour Society of South Africa, a proud achievement. Roxanne served as Chairman for the Watercolour Society of South Africa (Natal Branch) for 2 years. Being qualified she has been asked to judge entries for many major art exhibitions around South Africa. Her work has been bought by collectors in South Africa, England and Portugal.Now living in Portugal she is enjoying painting with a Mediterranean feel, warmth and sunshine.