Amos Langdown was born in Plettenberg Bay in 1930. Passed away on 1 February 2006
His interest in art dates back to his childhood.
He works in various media, but shows a preference for oil painting.
His painting show a deep understanding of and sympathy for the people and events in the world surrounding him.
The artist has participated in various international exhibitions, for example in Munich, Germany, the Venice Biennial in Italy and the Sub-Saharan African Exhibition that toured the USA for a year.
All the works in the latter exhibition were eventually sold and can be seen at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington. His work also forms part of several overseas and local collections, and his many solo exhibitions included one at the University of Port Elizabeth in 1988.
Amos painted landscapes, town scenes and figures, producing lithographs. woodcuts,etchings, dry points, monotypes and copper engravings as well as his preferred medium,oil paint.