The powerful combination of elements in Cornelia Brand's working life provides her with a didactic fusion of subject, content and emotion. As a police woman living and working in South Africa, Cornelia Brand's paintings are inspired by "… the changes that took place in South Africa and in my life, since democracy". Through her use of vibrant colour, Brand hopes to reflect the "multifaceted nation", where she lives. "My paintings are a reflection of my complex personality
and adds meaning to my life and color to those of other" She says.