Death and rebirth, strength and vulnerability, angst and ease. My art tells tales of contradictions, of life as a constant motion of coming together and falling apart in an often comical world of opposites. I am inspired by beauty, ugliness, solitude, chaos, travel, color, order, changeability, moments of fleeting magic and giving a second life to forgotten things. I am a mixed media artist who combines drawings, paintings and photography in collage. I use oils, acrylics, watercolor, vintage paper and posters, glue and scissors on paper and canvas.
Mixed media artist and photographer Enid Johnstone explores opposites and polarity in her work. Her own life has been one of contrast, from her rural South African childhood to traveling the world and finding a sense of belonging in diverse communities on three continents. Her work integrates a love of storytelling with a strong sense of the absurd. Enid is currently based in Italy and her work is characterized by her unique blend of different media including paint, collage and photography. She has showcased her