Lana De Jager

Visual Art – Melbourne, VIC

I immigrated from South Africa to Australia in 1998 and settled in Melbourne, Victoria, mostly because of the excellent coffee. I'm passionately committed to whimsy and entirely too enthusiastic about Art Nouveau, pre-1960’s music that might lead to dancing, attempting to knit, and pretending to understand science. I also works as a freelance Graphic Designer. I transfer sketches to polymer plates for intaglio printing and then hand print small editions of each artwork on a flat-bed etching press. My images deal with motives of loss, grief and unhappiness as experienced by optimists and other people who struggle to express their feelings. ...more