Vincent Hesse & Douglas Laws by Jolante Hesse

Vincent Hesse & Douglas Laws

My father (with the monocle) and his broadcasting partner. They hosted a few radio shows together in the time before TV arrived in South Africa.
From a tiny press photo taken sometime in the 60's.
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Jolante HesseSome years ago I survived a serious attack on my life; and during the year of physical (and emotional) recovery I did two drawings - and loved the activity.

I started art and painting classes 6 years ago.
Art for me, is an intensely personal activity and a way to express how I perceive the world and people.

2016 - Merit Prize; Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award
2015 - Finalist Sanlam Portrait Award
2015 - Preselcetionades Figurativas Painting Competition MEAM Barcelona (Museum of Modern Art Europe)
2013 - Finalist SPI Portrait Award

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