Evan Oberholster Biography

South Africa, 1956 -

South Africa-born, Evan Oberholster is an outstanding FIGURATIVE artist, trained in Fine Arts at the University of Pretoria.

After completing his university studies, the artist moved to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, until his return to Cape Town, South Africa.

In 1999, he held his first large solo exhibition of male nude paintings.

He has subsequently held two solo exhibitions in Cape Town and has participated in a number of group exhibitions. In May 2001, his work formed part of 'Ã? 4000 - Ã? 8000', a group exhibition featuring some of South Africa's most prestigious artists which was held at the Knysna Fine Art Gallery and he was again invited to exhibit at the same gallery in May 2002 in an exhibition titled 'The Art of Colour' which constituted a focal point of the Knysna Pink Loerie Festival.

Evan Oberholster's work is held in private collections in South Africa, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands and the USA.