Josie Hogben

Josie was born and educated in Surrey, England and has worked mainly in the publishing industry for most of her career, working both in London for Marshall Cavendish Publications and National Magazines, Media 24, Cape Town. Where she used her talents and designed, wrote and edited numerous needle craft projects for women’s interest magazines.

Living and working in a creative environment, and making the Riebeek Valley her home she has been able to pursue her own art interests and has had tuition from some extremely talented and well respected artists in the area.

Over the past three years she has started to focus on her own creative skills and has exhibited her own individual artwork and participated in several group exhibitions. For this series the composition focuses on a section of the still life, painted boldly and emphasizing the fruit with reflections; thus producing a contemporary feel.