Elrie Joubert

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Elrie Joubert is a Bloemfontein situated visual artist and obsessive collector of miniature natural objects. Joubert completed her B.A Fine Arts with a distinction in Painting at the University of the Free State in 2006, and went on to receive her M.A. (Fine Arts) in 2010 from the same institution.

Joubert won the Absa l'Atelier Art Competition in 2012 and as part of her prize, received a six month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France in 2013. She has also participated in various group exhibitions, notably The inquisitive mind: science and imagination (2014) at the Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein, and Small Objects (2013) with artist Brian Collier in New York, USA. Joubert had her first solo exhibition in 2014, entitled For Keep's Sake, followed by From Crane Flies to Cameos in 2016.

Joubert is currently working as a Lecturer at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein.