Titel:  At your Feet
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 20 x 28 cm

Titel: Illusions
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 20 x 30 cm

Titel: Desert Scene
Medium: Oil on Board
Size: 31 x 48 cm

Titel:  Dead Vlei
Medium: Oil on Board
Size: 40 x 60 cm

Titel: Monumental Spitzkoppe
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 40 x 60 cm

Titel: Oncoming Storm
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 60 x 100 cm

About the Artist


1951 – Louis Trichardt

Resided in Namibia in 1984

Works in oil and mixed media; subject matters: landscapes and wildlife


Matriculated 1969 at Louis Trichardt in the Northern Transvaal, South Africa. Had informal art
training with former art lecture SA van Blerk in 1978 – 1984.

Was promoted and transferred to Okahandja by SA Railways in August 1984. Resigned from
Transnamib in November 1992 after 19 years of combined service to become full time artist.
Became a business man in a partnership ( Makalani Bricks & Sand ) in Okahandja in September
1994 amd only worked as a part time artist. Since 2003 he was also full time involved in cut flower
farming with his family until 2011. Since then he is a fulltime artist and lives in Okahandja.


Solo – Exhibitions:

Participated in group exhibitions in Namibia, South Africa and The Netherlands. One painting was
chosen by the 2000 Foundation International Art Project and participated in the Millennium Art
Collection in the Netherlands in 2000.

1986 Atelier Kendzia, Windhoek
1989 Frametique, Windhoek
1993 Die Muschel, Swakopmund
2006 Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Windhoek

Public Collections:

Bank of Namibia

Public Commissions:

Bank of Namibia: (New Bank of Namibia Building which was presented to former president
of Namibia, Mr. Sam Nujoma; Portrait study of Governor of Bank of Namibia: Mr. T.

Standard Bank; Tanzania: Two paintings.

Transnamib Headquarters: Historic Railway buildings in Namibia: 1988

1984 Winner of Fine Art Section, Waterberg Arts and Craft Show, Nylstroom, South Africa
1997 Merit Award, Standard Bank Bienale, Windhoek