Born in Mozambique, 21 August 1970

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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

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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

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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.


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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.



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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”



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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



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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