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Lynette was born in 1955. Matriculated in 1973 and received her B.A (Fine Arts) Painting, at the University of Pretoria in 1978.

She lives in Pretoria and lectures art on a part time basis at the University of Pretoria.


Full member of the Society of Designers of South Africa (SDSA)

Board member of the Pretoria Art Association

Member of the Friends of the Pretoria Art Museum



  • Research trip,United Arab Emirates and Mussandam.
  • Group show,Platform-on-18th (Reflecting)
  • Research trip, Paris
  • Solo Exhibition, Majlis gallery, Dubai.
  • Group show: Pretoria arts Ass.(St Sebastian)
  • Two-man show:William Humphreys gallery, Kimberley


  • Solo Exhibition, Galery Chaton,Pretoria Arts Ass. ( Space )
  • Members exhibition, Pretoria Arts Ass..Pretoria (Rembrandt interpreted)
  • Group Exhibition,Art Space, Johannesburg (Turn the table )


  • Solo Exhibition :Dubai (Stone and Water).
  • Two women exhibition, Hermanus (Art waves)
  • Ancisters exhibition, Women’s Day: Constitutional Hill
  • Solo Exhibition : Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria ( Timbuktu and other Textures)
  • Residency: Cite International Des Arts, Paris.


  • Research trip: Jordan
  • Romanoff Exhibition, Pretoria Association of Arts
  • Guest artist at opening of new Foresight Art gallery in Jordan.Under the patronage of Princess Alia Al Faisal of Jordan.


  • Residency: Cite International Des Arts, Paris. Research trip, Moscow
  • Group Shows: Paarl, Stellenbosh, Cape Town, White River, Pretoria, Clarens, South Africa
  • Group Shows: Puzzles, Flowers and Vases, Self portrait at Rust and Vrede Gallery, Durbanville
  • Women’s Day Exhibition, University of Pretoria
  • MG Design Box, Decorex, South Africa
  • Group Show: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Knysna Arts Festival
  • Kuns Uniek, Pretoria
  • "After Paris", joint show, Pretoria Association of Arts
  • Solo exhibition: Cape Town Medi Centre


  • Solo exhibition: The Crypt Gallery, St Martin in the field, Trafalgar Square, London
  • Solo exhibition: University of Pretoria "Ancient Playground"
  • Group Show: Inspires Gallery, Oxford, UK
  • Arabella Country Estate, South Africa


  • Research trip: Vietnam.
  • Joint exhibition: Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Solo exhibition: Majlis Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


  • Group shows: Dubai, London, Cape Town


  • Various group shows
  • Solo exhibition: Old Arts Building University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Group show: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


  • Group exhibition: Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Joint exhibition: Majlis Gallery, Dubai and Kuwait


  • Solo exhibitions: Prime Art Gallery Cape Town and Guild Gallery Pretoria, South Africa


  • Joint exhibitions: United Arab Emirates and Cairo, Egypt
  • International Mural commission in the Fiji Islands
  • Guest lecturer, Interior design, Pretoria Technikon, South Africa


  • Solo exhibition: Guild Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa


  • Solo exhibition: Guild Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa and United Arab Emirates
  • Guest lecturer, Ceramic design, Pretoria Technikon, South Africa


  • Solo exhibition at the South African Association, Pretoria
  • Group Exhibitions: University of Pretoria, South Africa and Singapore, Cafe Gallery


  • Guest lecturer in Graphic Design at the University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Lecturer at the Art School of the Pretoria Technikon, South Africa
  • Solo exhibition at Karin McKerron Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Group exhibition in New York, Bonn and Pretoria, South Africa
  • Resumed freelance career as artist


  • Ex-students exhibition, Pretoria, South Africa


  • Group exhibitions: New York and Pretoria, South Africa


  • Group exhibition: New York


  • Group exhibition: Pretoria, South Africa


  • Solo exhibition: Pretoria, South Africa


  • Solo exhibitions: Pretoria and Pietersburg, South Africa
  • Group exhibitions: Pretoria (Kameeldrif), University of Pretoria
  • The Cabo Studio in Gordon's Bay, South Africa


  • Postgraduate student, University of Pretoria, South Africa


  • Solo exhibition: Pietersburg, South Africa
  • Group exhibition: Pretoria, South Africa


  • Solo exhibition: Middelburg, South Africa


  • Various group exhibitions in Pretoria, South Africa


  • SA Art Association, Bloemfontein: "The World in Conflict" exhibition, South Africa
  • Exhibited at the opening of the Volkskas Building, Pretoria, South Africa


  • Appointed Head of the Graphic Design Studio at the Human Sciences
  • Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Group exhibitions: De la Reyville and Pretoria, South Africa


  • Worked as freelance artist in many fields, including design
  • Participated in New Signatures Exhibition, SA Association of Art, Pretoria, South Africa



  • Pretoria City Council
  • Telkom
  • Unisa Business School
  • CSIR
  • Human Science Research Council
  • Amalgamated Banks of South Africa
  • Saambou Banking Group
  • Trust Bank
  • Rand Merchant Bank
  • BMW
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Nedbank Corporation
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Stellenbosch


  • New York
  • Washington, DC
  • Las Vegas
  • Cornwall, United Kingdom
  • Singapore
  • Fiji - Namale Hotel
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Lloyds Bank Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Paris, France

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