Adéle Opperman is a Bloemfontein based artist. She obtained her BA-degree in Fine Arts in 2012 under the supervision of Janine Allen-Spies and Ben Botma at the University of the Free State. In 2013 she also obtained a BA Honours degree (cum laude) in Afrikaans and Dutch from the same institution. She is currently working at Motheo FET College as drawing and history of art lecturer.
Her art focuses on the constructing and conservation of identity in a multi-dimensional world and a fast-changing society. Using ballpoint pen as her preferred medium, she encapsulates emotions of struggle, emancipation and overall existence.