Through her sculpture work, Jean places a spotlight on serious issues relevant to the global environment. She writes, “The purpose of my work is to awaken a consciousness of our connectivity with the planet as a whole. I want to draw the viewer into moments of self-reflection- soul searching – for this is what makes us truly human.”
Jean Theron Louw (born in 1965) is a South African architect whose passion lies in sculpting. She won the Sanlam African Art Award while still at school and graduated with an architectural degree at the University of the Free State. In her work she focuses on issues of climate change, the state of our planet, overpopulation, urbanization, water shortage and the need to live “green”. She is passionate about changing the unsustainable way in which we live and she highlights the environmental crises.
“The purpose of my work is to awaken a consciousness of our connectivity with the planet as a whole. I want to draw my viewer into moments of self reflection – soul searching for that is what makes us truly human.” – Jean Theron Louw