Christiaan Bekker's Profile
'When something is created, it is not art. It only becomes art when it is appreciated by someone other than the artist.'
This is the key and driving force behind the art I create. To be creative, is to exert one's mental or physical powers, often under difficult circumstances and at times, to the point of exhaustion. You need to satisfy yourself and your audience, even if you are a self taught artist, constantly adapting to new styles and ideas.....
I was fortunate to be born with a God given talent in the early sixties, to artistic parents in Pretoria, South Africa. Yet never realizing that this talent would one day allow me to realize a childhood dream of traveling to the United State of America.
I started to draw architectural design for residential homes, unofficially, when I was 5 years old. At the age of 10…
- Born on April 30
- Joined December 14, 2011