“I am an impressionist working in oils. My work reflects the fascinating South African Landscape. Still life and figurative paintings form part of my repertoire. Color, composition and contrast between lights and dark’s, play an integral role in my paintings.”
Erika van Zyl frequently paints plain air as well as in studio. She loves to capture feeling and vibrancy throughout. She strives to convey the emotional connection that she had with each scene.
Mainly self taught, Erika has been painting professionally and conducting classes for more than 12 years. Currently she is pursuing a career as a full-time artist and do workshops throughout South Africa.