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    
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</td>
                      Group Exhibition, Send Me A Postcard, Darling, Red Gate Gallery, London</td>
                      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,
                       Group Exhibition, Original Artists Blocks, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
                       Group Exhibition, BUZZ ART, KZNSA Rhino Merch Project, KZNSA Gallery,
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           
                       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 

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