Petula (b. 1943 Jhb) having taken art at school and achieving some awards for her work, continued to study art through various teachers. Petula became more seriously involved in art once she retired and has been exhibiting at Art @ Zoo Lake as well as having exhibited at Botanical Gardens. Petula's love of flowers and flower arranging has been the main inspiration for her subject matter painted in both watercolours and oil on canvas. She also paints land and seascapes.
Her style is mainly Traditional Realism. Petula has received a number of commissions and has sold paintings which now hang in various parts of the country, Australia and the UK