Date of birth: 14.02.1968
Place of birth: Orgies
Painting style: Mouth painter
Associate member of VDMFK since: 2011
Jeramias Jesias Bezuidenhout was born on 14 February 1968 in Orgies, South Africa. On 17 March 2001 he had an accident in a swimming pool where he suffered an injury to his neck at the height of the C4, C5 and C6 vertebrae. He is completely paralysed from the neck down including the lower extremities (quadriplegic). He uses an electric wheelchair to move around. At the suggestion of his wife, who is an art teacher herself, he began to study mouth painting in 2007 and found that it appealed to him. The artist's creations currently focus on South Africa's wildlife, in particular birds done in acrylics.
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