Portfolio of Original Works

Arno Carstens is a Cape Town based fine artist, who works with charcoal, oils, acrylic and spray paint. He combine’s both expressionism and surrealism.

Arno has been exhibiting his work in and around South Africa since his first solo exhibition in 2012 and has collaborated over the years with Lionel Smit, Beezy Bailey and the late Bared de Wet.

His work can currently be purchased online or via appointment
in Simonstown, Cape Town at his home based studio and gallery.

International shipping can be arranged.

Contact Melanie on 082 452 2439 or arnocarstensfineart.com

2020
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm

RADIATE
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

SUNBATHE
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

ONCE UPON A TIME
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

GRACE
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

SPEECHLESS
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

YELLOW BIRD
Mixed media on canvas
2020
45x35cm
ZAR 6 000

LITTLE GIRL AND ROSES
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
SOLD

LINGER
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
SOLD

DANCING GIRLS
Oil on canvas
2020
85cm x 180cm
SOLD

ISOLATATION
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

SWEET EMBRACE
Oil on canvas
2020
70x56cm
SOLD

RETROSPECT
Mixed media on canvas
2020
70x56cm
SOLD

SWEET DREAMS
Oil on Canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

NAKED
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

AMUSED
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

LIT UP
Mixed media on canvas
2020
45x35cm
ZAR 8 000

TRINITY
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

STERLING #1
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

ETHEREAL
Mixed media on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

MELANCHOLY
Mixed media on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

REMEMBRANCE
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

UNEARTHED
Mixed media on canvas
2020
70x56cm
SOLD

SUNBEAM
Mixed media on canvas
2020
70x56cm
ZAR 12 000

LIMBER
Mixed media on canvas
2020
35x45cm
ZAR 6 000

Awaken

AWAKEN
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

The Dancer

THE DANCER
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

Shadows of Gold

SHADOWS OF GOLD
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

Lost in Wonder

LOST IN WONDER
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

The Wildling

THE WILDLING
Mixed media on canvas
2020
100x100cm
ZAR 18 000

Bittersweet

BITTERSWEET
Oil on canvas
2020
70x85cm
ZAR 14 000

Golgotha
GOLGOTHA
Unframed oil and gold leaf on canvas
2019
140x170cm
ZAR 48 000

IMG_5109

THE SHAMAN
Unframed oil on canvas
2019
170x140cm
ZAR 48 000

samsara-3
SAMSARA
Unframed oil on canvas
2019
140x170cm
ZAR 48 000

Blooms by CandleLight
BLOOMS BY CANDLELIGHT
Unframed oil on canvas
2019
45x36cm
SOLD

Delilah
DELILAH
Framed acrylic on canvas
2018
54x54cm
SOLD

summers-dream-3
SUMMER’S DREAM
Framed oil on canvas
2018
80x106cm
ZAR 18 000

A Day at the Beach.jpg
A DAY AT THE BEACH
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
76x61cm
ZAR 14 000

Bizarre Bazaar
BIZARRE BAZAAR
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
102x76cm
ZAR 18 000

Girl on Blanket
GIRL ON BLANKET
Unframed oil and gold leaf on canvas
2018
76x50cm
ZAR 12 000

on-the-run-3
ON THE RUN
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
76x61cm
SOLD

paradise-lost-3
PARADISE LOST
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
56x71cm
ZAR 12 000

plunder-3
PLUNDER
Unframed oil and acrylic on canvas
2018
51x40cm
ZAR 6 000

man-by-fireplace-2
MAN BY FIREPLACE
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
76x65cm
SOLD

the-seamstress-4
THE SEAMSTRESS
Unframed oil and glitter on canvas
2018
76x76cm
SOLD

Invaders
INVADERS
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
89x71cm
ZAR 14 000

oceanus-3
OCEANUS
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
89x71cm
ZAR 14 000

the-psychopomp-4
COLLECTOR OF SOULS
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
51x51cm
ZAR 10 000

tea-for-two-3
TEA FOR TWO
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
71x55cm
ZAR 12 000

the-cosmonaught-3
THE COSMONAUGHT
Unframed oil and glitter on canvas
2018
76x101cm
ZAR 16 000

the-little-girl-1
THE LITTLE GIRL
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
55x76cm
SOLD

the-mistress-4
THE MISTRESS
Unframed oil on canvas
2018
56x71cm
ZAR 12 000

Ascension
ASCENSION
Unframed oil and gold leaf on canvas
2018
51x41cm
ZAR 6 000

fleur-de-filly-1
FLEUR DE FILLY
Framed oil and acrylic on canvas
2018
80x95cm
ZAR 16 000

Antique
ANTIQUE
Framed oil on canvas
2012
50x65cm
SOLD

winters-owl-4

WINTER’S OWL
Framed oil on canvas
2012
65x95cm
ZAR 14 000

Godlike Man
GODLIKE MAN
A collaboration with Beezy Bailey
Framed oil on canvas
2012
106x80cm
EXHIBITION ONLY

Junkie
JUNKIE
A collaboration with Barend de Wet
Unframed oil on wood
2012
61x122cm
EXHIBITION ONLY

self-portrait-1-3
SELF PORTRAIT
Framed oil on canvas
2012
80x95cm
SOLD

Even Better Than The Real Thing
EVEN BETTER THAN THE REAL THING
Unframed oil on canvas
2012
61x76cm
SOLD

saint-3
SAINT
Framed oil on paper
2012
32x34cm
SOLD

sinner-1-3
SINNER
Framed oil on canvas
2012
58x58cm
SOLD

Beast
BEAST
Framed oil on canvas
2012
106x80cm
ZAR 18 000

nosferato-3
NOSFERATO
Framed oil on canvas
2012
76x94cm
ZAR 16 000

psychadelic-night-out-1-3
PSYCHEDELIC NIGHT OUT
Framed oil on canvas
2012
96x80cm
SOLD

rural-implosion-3
RURAL IMPLOSION
Framed oil on canvas
2012
93x75cm
ZAR 16 000

Animal Heavan
ANIMAL HEAVAN
Framed oil on canvas
2012
96x80cm
ZAR 16 000

soul-spector-3
SOUL SPECTOR
Framed oil on canvas
2012
80x106cm
SOLD

space-suit-for-some-3
SPACE SUIT FOR SOME
Framed oil on canvas
2012
96x80cm
ZAR 16 000

spirit-of-change-3
SPIRIT OF CHANGE
Framed oil on canvas
2012
80x106cm
ZAR 18 000

swan-love-1-3
SWAN LOVE
Framed oil on canvas
2012
93x75cm
SOLD

unknown-4
UNKNOWN
Framed oil on canvas
2012
80x106cm
SOLD

winter-1-4
WINTER
Framed oil on canvas
2012
65x55cm
SOLD

Eve
EVE
Framed oil on canvas
2011
56x56cm
ZAR 10 000

Legion
LEGION
Framed oil on canvas
2008
A collaboration with Beezy Bailey
65x55cm
SOLD

Lothario
LOTHARIO
Framed oil on canvas
2008
65x500cm
SOLD

Lightning Prevails
LIGHTNING PREVAILS
Framed oil on canvas
2007
65x55cm
EXHIBITION ONLY

Alien World
ALIEN WORLD
Framed oil on canvas
2007
75x65cm
SOLD

the-quiet-ones-4
THE QUIET ONES
Framed oil on canvas
2007
65x55cm
ZAR 12 000

role-play-3
ROLE PLAY
Framed oil on canvas
2007
65x50cm
SOLD

smoke-and-mirrors-3
SMOKE AND MIRRORS
Framed oil on canvas
2007
69x83cm
ZAR 14 000

Adam

ADAM
Framed oil on canvas
2007
65x55cm
SOLD

AlternoCop
ALTERNOCOP
(set of 8 original comic drawings)
Framed ink on paper
84x60cm
2002
EXHIBITION ONLY

nude-1-3
NUDE 1
Framed charcoal on paper
2019
43x45cm
EXHIBITION ONLY

nude-2-3NUDE 2
Framed charcoal on paper
2019
56x34cm
SOLD