Frances Louw



“Colour & line visualizing the state of mind with a universal message touching the innermost being through emotion makes us human".

Frances Louw is a Zambian born artist. Her formative years were spent on the families tobacco farm near Broken Hill, in the former Northern Rhodesia and later emigrated to KwaZulu-Natal South Africa in 1963. Over time spend in Mauritius, round the Mediterranean Sea & Israel up to 1990 she settled down in the Netherlands where she currently resides.


1976 : Fine Art & Industrial Design University of Stellenbosch


Ceramic & Visual Art in Kwa-Zulu Natal & Cape Town


Kangra Holdings, Johannesburg

Elandslaagte Mineshaft 1980

Trans-Natal Coal Corp, Durban

Opencast Dragline 1982

Barclays Bank Johannesburg

Freedom 1984 


The South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town

Deceptions, 1980 

 Cape Town Triennial,  Cape Town

The Colour of Truth, 1982

 Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

Introverted Perspection, 1986

 Carnegie Hall, KwaZulu Natal

Uhuru (Freedom) (Solo), 1995

 Sandton Art Gallery Johannesburg

Ubuntu, 1997

 The Association For Visual Arts (AVA Gallery), Cape Town

Vita, 1998 

 Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg

I can see Tomorrow, 2010 

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