About the Artist
Chrissie Roodt is a professional Fine Artist. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Pretoria, where she graduated with a degree in Fine Arts in 2007. After completing her degree she taught Art at various institutions from 2008 to 2013, during which time she completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Education at the University of South Africa. She now lives on a Game farm in the Waterberg, Limpopo, from where she is working as a full time artist since 2014.
Chrissie strives to create realistic artworks that captures emotion that combines her passion for God’s creation and Art. Her preferred genre is charcoal and pastel drawings of African wildlife, nature & portraits.
During her time as artist she took part in an exhibition with Fook Factor Interior Designers and sold various artworks, including a bronze sculpture of a miner which was bought by Anglo Platinum and an Etch work of Anton Rupert that was bought as a gift to the Rupert family. She donated two drawings to the “United against Rhino Poaching South Africa Foundation” that was auctioned in September 2015 as a contribution to the movement.