Sonja Forster (Roux)
Sonja was born in South Africa, first generation as her parents moved from Germany to South Africa growing up on a farm near Hartbeespoort and now living in Virginia USA. Her close interaction with nature shaped her remarkable powers of intimate observation. Since discovering her drawing talent as a young child, Sonja dedicated herself to working hard and developing her skills. She completed her studies in Nature Conservation but decided on a career in arts. Her love for nature is evident in her art. Sonja traveled to various countries and got her inspiration from studying different art skills.
Her favorite medium is oil and subject matter ranges from portraits, landscapes and still life. Her paintings are executed in a detailed realistic manner from oils on canvas.
Sonja participates in exhibitions and galleries. She does custom art commission and art classes.