Floral Hare / Original / New
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"Floral Hare" Original by Santie Cronje, 2021.
'The hare and rabbit are associated with moon deities and may signify rebirth. They are also symbols of fertility. The hare unlike the rabbit is a more solitary animal and symbolises that we can find the strength and direction in ourself and our connectedness to nature.
The flowers covering parts of the hare is to emphasize that animals live in a fragile environment and they need their ecosystem to thrive for them to thrive.
Frame Dimensions: (h)430mm x (w)380mm
Medium: Acrylic on cotton paper, float mounted.
Signed: Yes (Signature and Date on the front)
Originally from South Africa, Santie Cronje has called New Zealand home since 1999. Artist in residence and owner of Deciduus & Santie with partner Shane, she juggles a busy work - life balance. As a visual storyteller her paintings are closely connected to her life experiences, travels, thoughts and surroundings.
Formerly educated, Santie studied Art at school from age sixteen and completed a Bachelors of Arts at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 1994.
Her preferred medium is Acrylics, with its quick drying times and low toxicity. Her style has been described as “a delicate simplicity and elegance, which touches the childlike side of the heart” Santie is represented by a handful of selected galleries with her work held in private collections in New Zealand and abroad.