Louise Van Der Bijl

Louise van der Bijl (1984 - ) Born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, Louise van der Bijl graduated with a BA in Fine Arts Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2007. Louise uses photographs, maps, newspaper articles, and websites as references to create paintings that document her journeys through Johannesburg, its viewpoints, its people, and its overlooked objects. She has taken part in numerous group exhibitions and in 2010, she co-founded a non-profit organization to support Johannesburg-based artists.