Simply the Best



Simply the Best 2019


  • LifeArt School Student
  • Tersia Bester


  • Acrylic, Ink on Canvas


  • Acrylic and Ink on canvass


  • 76x76cm


These are some facts you should know about Tina Turner

  • She was born in November 26, 1939.
  • Her real name is Anna Mae Bullock.
  • Tina Turner was born in Nutbush, Tennessee.
  • She is of African-American descent, with approximately 33% European and 1% Native American ancestry.
  • When she was eleven years old, her mother left her to avoid the abusive relationship she had with the singers father.
  • She used to be on the female basketball team at Carver High School in Brownsville.
  • When she was 17 years old she took the microphone from Ike Turners hands and «blew» the crowds mind at a club when she started singing. Ike Turner was amazed with her rough voice.
  • “A Fool in Love” was released in July 1960 and it was the first song she recorded with Ike.
  • She and Ike became a couple and got married in 1962 in Tijuana.
  • Tina Turner went through a lot with Ike Turner, and decided in 1976 to file for divorce.
  • For almost two years after her divorce, she received food stamps, lived with friends, and played small clubs to pay off debts.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 76 × 76 cm
Tersia Bester

Tersia Bester has been a Lifeart Student for more than 8 years. She is now a selling artist in her own right.

Author: LifeArt School

Leonie has been painting for 30 years. she has a degree in Art as well as a Teaching diploma. Her dream has always been to help other reach their full potential, in art as well as in daily life. LifeArt School has been in operation since 2004 and has managed to help various students become full time artists. Leonie is also a well know local and international artist. She paints three days a week and her work is available in various galleries.