Candace Charlton (1968, Durban, South Africa) studied Fine Art at Rhodes University majoring in Sculpture and History of Art. In 1998 she held her first solo exhibition which was warmly received by the public.
In 2000 she moved to Europe and lives and works in The Netherlands and in Italy.
The human form, in particular the portrait, is the main focus in Charlton’s work. She strives to discover and reveal the mystery and depth of the human psyche in her intensively studied portraits and figurative compositions.
In recent years the landscape has also begun to appear in her paintings. Her love of rendering a mood and atmosphere finds a new expression using nature as her subject matter.