Elrie Joubert born in South Africa in 1984 is a Bloemfontein situated visual artist and obsessive collector of miniature natural objects. Joubert completed her B.A Fine Arts with a distinction in Painting at the University of the Free State in 2006 and received her M.A. (Fine Arts) in 2010 from the same institution. Joubert won the Absa l’Atelier Art Competition in 2012 and, as part of her prize, received a six-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, in 2013. She has also participated in various group exhibitions, notably: “TRIPE” (2019), Absa Gallery, Johannesburg, and “Small Objects” (2013), New York, USA. Joubert had her first solo exhibition in 2014, entitled “For Keep’s Sake”, followed by “From Crane Flies to Cameos” in 2016. Joubert is a Free State Art Collective member and is currently working as a Lecturer at the Central University of Technology, Free State.