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Born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland 1970 - Nationality RSA

Qualification:

Pretoria Technikon 1991-1993

Course: National Diploma Fine Arts

Major: Painting

Secondary: Art of Drawing, History of Art, Ceramics and Jewellery Design

Experience:

  • 1994 Started teaching private art and ceramic classes
  • 2001 Opened the CERAMIC and ART STUDIO –Teaching drawing ,painting and ceramic art-Selling related materials – Students achieved acceptance to Stellenbosch university (2012), University of Pretoia (TUKS) (2012), WITS design ,AAA school of advertising and Ekurhuleni National Fine Arts Award.
  • 2001 Lectured General Drawing to 1st year Graphic Art students at the Technicon of the Vaal Triangle East Rand campus on a part time basis.
  • 2004 Relocated studio to Cairngorm, Benoni , teaching 2 art classes per week and painting full time.
  • 2007 Founding member of the A.W.T. (Artists working together to promote their work.)
  • 2014 Relocated studio to Keurbooms River, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape.

    Awards:

  • 1993/4 Ingram Anderson Prize – Pretoria Technikon
  • 2009 Aesthetica Creative Works competition UK- commendation

    Group Exhibitions:

  • 1992 Fine Arts-Pta. Technikon .South African Association of Arts
  • 1993 Fine Arts-Pta. Technikon .South African Association of Arts
  • 1993 Work exhibited at University of Pretoria for Sasol New Signatures
  • 1993 Jewellery,Ceramics and Sculpture-Pta.Technikon .South African Association of Arts
  • 1993 “An-other Direction” Newtown
  • 1994 Fine Arts-Pta Technicon .South African Association of Arts
  • 1994 ATKV Pta. City Library
  • 1997 “Ceramics Now” Pretoria Art Museum
  • 2003 Work exhibited at Pretoria Art Museum for Sasol New Signatures
  • 2007 Partake in Ekurhuleni National Fine Arts Award
  • 2007 A.W.T. Group Exhibition. Ekurhuleni
  • 2008 “For the sake of the cupcake” Magpie Gallery.Irene .Centurion
  • 2008 Partake in Ekurhuleni National Fine Arts Award
  • 2008 “Celebrating Women” Marie Vermeulen-Breedt Fine Art Gallery. Brooklyn Pta.
  • 2009 “Easter Exhibition” Tina Skukan Gallery. Faerie Glen .Pta.
  • 2009 “Justified Jotting” Magpie Gallery.Irene
  • 2009 Partake in the Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards (Ekurhuleni National Fine Arts)
  • 2009 A.W.T. Lakeside Mall. Ekurhuleni
  • 2009 “Candy Coated” Magpie Gallery. Irene
  • 2009 A.W.T. Manor Gallery. Norscot Manor centre
  • 2009 “Tale of a Magpie” Magpie Gallery.Irene
  • 2012 “Alter ego” Rust-en-Vrede Gallery. Durbanville, Cape Town
  • 2012 “Facing the Future” Liebrecht Gallery. Somerset West
  • 2013 “Alice in Wonderland” Longstreet Art Lovers 1932. Pretoria
  • 2014 “Annual Miniature exhibition” Longstreet Art Lovers 1932. Pretoria
  • 2014 “Music & Lyrics” Rust-en-Vrede Gallery , Durbanville , Cape Town
  • 2014 “Roald Dahl Group Exhibition” Art Lovers 1932 Gallery, Waterkloof , Pretoria
  • 2015 “Art Lovers 2015 Competition - Finalists' Group Exhibition

    Solo Exhibition:

  • 2008 “Flow” Magpie Gallery. Irene. Centurion
  • 2010 “Repatriation: Should I go?” Tina Skukan Gallery. Pretoria

    Publicity/Press:

  • 1994 Pretoria News
  • 2007 “Artists work together…” Aug. 17, Benoni City Times
  • 2008 Visueel Feb.23, Beeld
  • 2008 “Kolwyntjies met ‘n skop in die beslag” May 14, Plus
  • 2010 Radio interview ,RSG ,21 Sept. ,”Repatriation”


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