Description If you want to be surrounded by a wonder-full world, the best teachers can be children, take a new look at the world through their eyes. Cameras can capture moments in time and perhaps add to our insight at a later time.
Solveig Stibbe, London and Lowestoft Member Since January 2009 Artist Statement Born in Kabwe, Zambia, Solveig is the daughter of Philip Richard Stibbe whose work for the World Health Organization (U.N.) took him and his family to many exotic countries such as Vietnam, Mauritius and East Africa.
She was educated in Swaziland, Uganda and Natal, South Africa, and studied Fine Arts at the Natal Technicon in Durban from 1976-79.
In 1982 she became Art Director of the publishing firm, Books of Africa, (Pty) Ltd, and from Cape Town travelled extensively all over Southern Africa creating illustrations for books and being closely associated with T.V.Bulpin, the writer and cinematographer, on several major books such as "Scenic Wonders of Southern Africa".
She now lives and works in the UK, finding inspiration from nature and travel.