Estelle is a fine artist painting in watercolor, acrylic and more recently oils and mixed media.
She matriculated at Afrikaans Hoër Meisies Skool in Pretoria in 1966, and subsequently studied Fine Art at Pretoria Technicon and UNISA.
As a member of the Watercolor Society for many years she exhibited all over South Africa including Hong Kong.
In 2001 she won a branch signatures award in watercolor. Other exhibitions include Stellenbosch, Durbanville, Hermanus and Somerset West.
Since moving from the Cape to Gauteng, she has been actively involved in exhibitions in Centurion, Brooklyn, and Irene in the Pretoria area.
Estelle belongs to the Centurion Arts Association and was awarded a merit award in acrylic at an exhibition in 2012.
In August 2015 she had a solo exhibition at Johann van Heerden’s gallery in Pretoria.
In Februaury 2016 a solo drawing exhibition and then in August a solo exhibition of city scapes entitled ‘Pilgrims on a Journey’ both exhibitions at Johann van Heerden’s gallery in Pretoria.
Her works are on display at Elno Art in Pretoria, and aslo at Robert Badenhorst gallery in Clarens.
Her inspiration comes mostly from nature. She loves painting flowers, landscapes and sky, historical buildings are amongst her favourites, especially since having lived in Israel in 2008, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv became a great inspiration. She has also recently expressed herself in modern contemporary mixed media work, having been inspired by Piet Mondrian and Paul Klee.
She finds herself blessed to have an ability of expression through art, and always tries to glorify God in all she creates on canvas. God being the source of all creation.