Born in Mozambique, 21 August 1970


1979 Glenwood Junior Primary School, KZN
1980 Park View Primary School, KZN
1988 Matriculated from Mitchell Girls High, KZN: Art Prize
1990-1992 National Diploma of Fine Art, Technikon Natal, KZN under Virginia McKenny, Andries Botha, Fransie Pretorius, Hennie Stroebel.
1993 National  Higher Diploma in Fine Art (Oil Painting), Dissertation "Feminism and Catholicism", Mentor: Lola Frost
1996-1997 Higher Diploma in Education (Post School), University of Natal
2005-2007 Deeanne Donaldson Painting Studio
2010 Professional Practice Course, KZNSA


1991 Bursary for Second Year Fine Art
1993 Finalist for the Emma Smith Scholarship
2013 Finalist for the cover of The South African Art Magazine


1994-1995 Art Teacher and Vice Principal for Inthuthuko School for disadvantaged children in Kwa Mashu.
1994-1995 Member of collaborative studio Four founded by Brigitte Maingard in Stamford Hill Road, KZN.
1995-1999 Designer and Assistant manager of local company called Furniture Creations
2003-2006 Chairperson for Parents Committee of Seedlings Pre-Primary
2008 to date Private art classes from studio at home, La Lucia
2010 Powerpoint Presentation on the issues around "The Shadow" Kwazulu Natal Association of Arts
2010 Guest Speaker at opening of Annual Junior and Senior Primary Schools of North Durban
2011 Guest Speaker at opening of Annual Art Exhibition of Durban Preparatory School
2012 Guest Speaker for walkabout of exhibition "Lost, Found and Stolen"at Fat Tuesday Gallery.
2012 Guest Speaker at St Martins School Sculpture Day.
2013 Guest Speaker at Culture@Kearsney Launch & Art Exhibition: Speech on The Power of Art. Download Speech.
Guest Speaker at BAASA(Botanical Artists Association of South Africa), KZN.
Presenter for everyONEcounts at the Highway Artist Group 
Presenter for everyONEcounts at Carol Hayward Fell Studio 
Presenter for everyONEcounts at North Coast Artist Group 
Guest Speaker at the Watercolour Society, Kwazulu Natal
2014 Pen and Ink Workshop at BAASA, Botanical Art Society
Walkabout Presentation at KZNSA, "Understories", Collaborative Conversations, with artists, Joan Martin and Lara Mellon and us the audience.
Presentation of Matric Art 2014 at Durban Girls College.


1994-2008 Private mural commissions
1994 Cover for Ecumenical Centre Trust Annual International Report 3 dimensional props for the Harvest Church called The House
2006 Banner design and management for The Harvest Church
2009 A private painting for Wendy Knowler, East Coast Radio
2010 to date Private commissions.


1993 Ceramic Expo Exhibition – Technikon Gallery
Group Exhibition N.S.A. Gallery
1994 Group Exhibition at D.A.G.
Solo Exhibition at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre during the July Film Festival.
2009 Knysna Art Festival
2010 Group Exhibition, Twelve, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
Group Exhibition, Pen to Paper, BeanBag Bohemia, Durban
Group Exhibition, Running Circles Around Us, KZNSA Durban
Group Exhibition, Send Me A Postcard, Darling, Red Gate Gallery, London
Group Exhibition, Art on the Way, Robyndale Centre, Kloof
Group Exhibition, Originals Artists Blocks, KZNSA
Group Exhibition, EveryONECounts, The Quays, Durban
Group Exhibition, Affordble Arts, artSPACE durban, Durban
2011 Member's Exhibition, The Bold and the Beautiful, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
Group Exhibition, Outside In, Green with Envy Gallery and coffee shop, Durban
Group Exhibition, Art on the way , Robyndale Centre, Kloof
2012 Member's Exhibition, Red, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
Sketchbook Project, Travel with me, Brooklyn Library, New York
Group Exhibition, for Citadel Private Function, Artspace, Durban
Group Exhibition, "d'Urban d'Art Exchange and Artists' Choice Award"ArtSpace Gallery, Durban 
Group Exhibition, the 2012 Fabulous picture show, Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg.
Group Exhibition, Original Artists Blocks, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
Group Exhibition, BUZZ ART, KZNSA Rhino Merch Project, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2013 Members Exhibition, Urbanity, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
Collaborative Exhibition at FAT TUESDAY, Kloof. 18 June to 6 July
2014 Group Exhibition at ELIZABETH GORDAN GALLERY, Morningside, Durban,Theme, "The Year of the Horse"


Download Press Clippings

1993 Article in the Seculo Appeared in a local German magazine, in Langenargen.
1994 Article by Suzi Bell in the Saturday paper under Leisure 3, Rising Star
1996 Article in the Daily News, Using art to bridge the gap
1998 Art and artists in South Africa. Page 134, Painting is meditation
2001 Illustrator of Rainbow Butterfly Book. A children's story book by Victoria Pereira.
2008 Cover for book published by Portuguese Women's League SA, called Pathways of feeling. Artist's poem included
Developed a booklet with images based on the Wilderness Trail, still to be published
2010 The Mercury (May issue)
The Northglen News ( 27 August)
2013 Finalist for cover of The South African Magazine , January/February
Featured in Highway Fever "Culture@Kearsney"Opening GuestSpeaker.
Featured Artist in The South African Artist Magazine, March/April
2014 'The Year of the Horse" various local newspapers and magazines


1994 Kamel Kilns Mural on the whole exterior façade of building
1995 The Stax Beach House mural 2.8m x 12m
Effingham Road Bridge Mural Swiss stone Mason Mural
1996 The Tile Mural for Nandos Headquarters
1997 Murals on Durban Railway Station Pillars. A community project.
Documentary  mural of view from top of Umhlanga Hospital, Suite 6, Ground Floor.
1998 Mural on kitchen wall: 31A Orlington Avenue
1999 Mural in bedroom: 31A Orlington Avenue
2000 Mural at 17 Addison Drive, La Lucia
2002 Murals inside Seedlings School, Somerset Park
2005 Mural at 17 Addison Drive, La Lucia
2008 Mural for Suite 503, Medical Centre, Umhlanga
2012 Mural , Sunset, Flat crown tree and Elephant in Africa, Durban