janna prinsloo is a professional artist who was born and raised in pretoria, the capital of south africa, where she also graduated with a ba fine arts from the university of pretoria in 1998.most of janna's works are either landscape or of the human figure. when she depict the human figure, whether in a burst of motion or in silent contemplation, she uses it to represent hidden truths and personal, internal realities. she is intrigued by the inner world of individuals and often depict a ‘soul journey’ through a landscape, or a person and their interaction with a symbolic landscape.janna works from her studio in cape town and has participated in numerous group exhibitions across south africa, as well as two solo exhibitions in cape town. in 2010 she was awarded the vernon john design merit prize as part of the vuleka art competition. working in the traditional medium of oil painting on canvas or board, her subject matter is strongly figurative, accessible and recognizable. her images are of vibrant figures that come alive and seem to leap off the canvas.