Jean Abrie has become one of South Africa’s foremost and most exciting artists over the past 20 years, both locally and internationally. Born in South Africa. He studied at the University of Pretoria.
He sees his art as a way of contributing towards the awareness and preservation of wildlife in Africa.
Collectors range from executives of large multinational companies in the US. Europe. China, Japan and South Africa, as well as individual businessmen and private collectors from all over the world. Participation and invitations to the largest wildlife art shows and exhibitions in the USA on a regular basis, has become a regular feature of his career and he has done so with great success. in New York, London, Charleston, Seattle, Reno, Ft. Lauderdale, Naples and Orlando.
He produces figurative paintings with vibrant colours and broad brush strokes. The palette strengthens perceptions of colour and form to a large extent.