About
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Hi friends, I'm Beni.  I'm an introverted type who loves to paint the natural world around me. I work in a representational but not exactly realist style. I am inspired by the incredible mountainscapes and seascapes of New Zealand, and the feeling of awe and wonder they conjure. I try to paint at that space between 'how it looks' and 'how it feels'.

 

 

I am Mauritian-born, and grew up on the west coast of Australia. Right now, I am living in Queenstown, New Zealand, where I enjoy the local mountain biking and snowboarding.  I also continue to work full-time as a physiotherapist.