Karen Bezuidenhout

Karen Bezuidenhout Home Decor Artist

Primitive, abstract and very personal, Karen Bezuidenhout's work evokes the wonder, simplicity, love of nature and serenity with which she paints. Reared on a farm in South Africa's winelands, she now lives in Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by the horses, chickens and peaceful landscapes that make their way onto her acrylic canvases. Her work is owned by private collectors the world over.

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Slide 0: UTAH PONIES IN THE WIND PRINT
$228.00
An ardent supporter of American wild horses, Santa Barbara artist Karen Bezuidenhout followed a stay at Sundance with this intimate, multi-layered work done exclusively for us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sundance Catalog. Limited edition, unframed pony print of original acrylic and oil painting. 24" sq.
 
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Slide 1: THE WINDMILL PAINTING  
$1,875.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of this painting, "I have seen many windmills on travels around the world so it's kind of a symbolic one, and could be anywhere. Windmills seem to beckon us and there is something nostalgic and comforting about them." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 24" x 30".
 
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Slide 2: RIDER & THREE HORSES PAINTING  
$4,000.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says this painting was inspired by trail riding in Namibia. One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 36" sq.
 
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Slide 3: WHITE HORSE MOON PRINT
$228.00
Acrylic on canvas by Karen Bezuidenhout. 'White Horse Moon' print. Unframed. USA. 24" sq.
 
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Slide 4: RAVEN AND ME PAINTING
$7,000.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of this painting, "I rode 350 miles in the desert of Namibia on a horse named Raven, camping outdoors at night under the stars. I became very connected to Raven and painted this image to represent a horse and rider in harmony with nature." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 48"W x 60"H.
 
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Slide 5: THREE BLACK HORSES PAINTING
$5,750.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of this mystical painting, "I feel very passionate about the protection of wild horses in America. I'd like to bring attention to this matter with my painting." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 60"W x 48"H.
 
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Slide 6: DONKEY CART PAINTING
$6,050.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of her painting, "During my travels I often see donkey carts. I love the soulfulness and nostalgic feelings of seeing a donkey cart." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Mixed media on canvas with a protective varnish. 48" sq.
 
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Slide 7: BLACK HORSES PAINTING
$6,950.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of her work, "This painting is from my imagination. It depicts horses grazing peacefully and freely in a blue field." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 60"W x 40"L.
 
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Slide 8: THE BLACKSMITH PAINTING
$650.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of this painting, “One of my earliest childhood memories is that of watching horses being shod by the local blacksmith. I love the soulfulness of the process. It takes me back in time.” One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 10" sq. Internet Exclusive.
 
Slide 9: LANDSCAPE PAINTING
$2,700.00
South African-born artist Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, CA, says of this painting, "Whether on horseback or driving in a car, I'm always inspired by beautiful landscapes around me." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed original. Acrylic on canvas with a protective varnish. 30"W x 24"H.
 
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Slide 10: FOREST CHICKENS PAINTING
$3,700.00
South African-born Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, recalls her childhood on a Stellenbosch Valley farm, where "there were always chickens scratching around the place." To her, they symbolize simplicity and an attachment to nature, recreated in this large canvas on which she employs multiple layers of paint, an oil stick and scratching to create texture. Acrylic on canvas with varnish. Exclusive painting made in USA. 30"W x 24"H x 1/2"D.
 
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