AMY-LEE TAK (b.1993)


Amy-Lee Tak is a self-taught artist with five years’ experience as a professional painter working in gouache, ink and acrylic on paper and museum board.

Her work depicts unapologetic rest, comfort and freedom in ones’ own skin, mirroring her own aspirations for softness an self-love.

Her distinct style can be characterised by her flat application style and playful use of rich, vibrant colours. Amy-Lee works from her collaborative studio space in Woodstock, Cape Town.


In a world that often demands constant productivity and relentless pursuit of goals, TAK offers a timely opportunity to celebrate self-love, softness, and unapologetic rest. It’s a moment to honor the resilience, strength, and grace that women embody, while also recognizing the importance of nurturing oneself amidst life’s chaos. 

Art serves as a powerful medium to explore and express the multifaceted aspects of womanhood, including the need for self-care and self-compassion. Through delicate brushstrokes, vibrant colors, and evocative imagery, artists capture the essence of femininity in all its forms, inviting viewers to pause, reflect, and embrace moments of quietude. 

In the realm of art, softness is not a sign of weakness but rather a testament to inner strength and vulnerability. From gentle landscapes to intimate portraits, Amy-Lee infuses her creations with a sense of softness that resonates with the soul, reminding us of the beauty in embracing our softer sides.