Michéle Nigrini (1965 – ) Participating artist in Cape Town Triennials

Moonlight St Joseph’s Lilies,
Acrylic paint on canvas, 245.5 x 244 cm
Rupert Art Foundation, Stellenbosch

Michéle Nigrini was born in Pretoria where she studied and obtained her M.A. degree in Fine Arts at the University of Pretoria. In 1994 she had a fortunate event that changed her artistic career forever when the Rembrandt van Rijn Art Foundation bought all the works from her M.A. solo exhibition (practical examination), which included a 16meter panel titled “Color Symphony”. Nigrini mainly works in oil and believes in the everyday life that inspires her to create beautiful sceneries of landscapes, interiors and nature. Nigiri lives and works in Rosendal.

Work included in various public and private collections:

ABSA Bank Art Collection, Infoplan Collection (Pretoria), Sasol Collection, Oliewenhuis Art Museum (Bloemfontein), Linmed Hospital, Pretoria Art Museum, Rupert Family Trust for the Arts, Rembrandt Art Collection, University of the Free State Collection, University of Pretoria Collection, Telkom, Ster Kinekor, VHS Architects, Penta Publications, National Arts Association, Music for Africa Art Collection, War Museum (Bloemfontein) and New Media.

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