Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1972, Johannesburg, South Africa. Lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

Master of Fine Arts (Cum Laude), 1996, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Master of Research in Creative Practice (Cum Laude), 2017, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015    Prinsjesdag in Blauw en Goud, The Hague City Hall, The Netherlands

2011    Prinsjesdag in Beeld, Galerie Schippers, Den Haag, The Netherlands 

            Stille Verwachtingen/Quiet Expectations, Duane Huisje, Maassluis, The Netherlands

2010    ThREE, Galerie Nimbus, Den Haag, The Netherlands

            Familiar Strangers, Galerie Nimbus, Den Haag, The Netherlands

1997    ROOI  AaRdE, Pand Paulus, Schiedam, The Netherlands

1996    Furrows and Sickles, Old Arts Building, University of Pretoria, South Africa

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022    Constellations, Chamber House, Chester Cathedral, England

2021    Look back and Smile, Hawick Museum, Scotland

2019    Voorwaarts marsMUZIEK, National Military Museum, The Netherlands

2017    Graduate Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

2016    Transience, Glasgow New Glasgow Society, Scotland

            Draw with Prof. Zhao Baoping, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

2013    Dutch Landscapes, The Hague Public Library, The Netherlands

2011    More is More, FADA Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 

2007    Hale Annual Exhibition, Perth, Australia

2001    Art League of Houston, Annual Juried Exhibition, Houston, Texas, USA

2000    Visual Arts Alliance, National Competition, Williams Tower, Houston, Texas, USA

1999    Visual Arts Alliance, Juried Membership Exhibition, Houston, Texas, USA

1998    Villa Alckmaer with Wim Salki and Yvette Maltha, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1997    South Africa in Colour, Stadsparkpaviljoen, Groningen, The Netherlands

1996    Future Prospects, Newtown Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa

VSB Drawing Exhibition, Spui Theatre, The Hague, The Netherlands

1995    Images of Change, Mmabane Cultural Centre, Mmabatho, South Africa

Arts for All, Station Gallery, Grahamstown, South Africa

Volkskas Atelier, Stellenbosch, South Africa

1994    SASOL New Signatures, The South African Association of Arts, Pretoria

Volkskas Atelier, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg

1993    SASOL New Signatures“, Old Arts Building, Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria Portland Cement Sculpture Award, The South African Association of Arts, Pretoria

1992    SASOL New Signatures, The South African Association of Arts, Pretoria

AWARDS

2000    Painting Award, Visual Arts Alliance of Houston, National Competition, USA

1999    First Place and Honorable Mention in Visual Arts Alliance of Houston, Juried Exhibition, USA

1996    Post Graduate Bursary from the University of Pretoria, South Africa

1995    CSD Bursary from HSRC, South Africa

Cum Laude Award from the University of Pretoria, South Africa

1994    SASOL New Signatures Judge’s Prize, South Africa

SANTAM Student Bursary, South Africa

1993    Painting and Graphic Award in Art Competition, University of Pretoria, South Africa

PPC Sculpture Merit Award, South Africa

1990    Design Award from the Transvaal Provincial Institute for Architects, South Africa

1988    SANTAM   Art Award, South Africa

COLLECTIONS

University of Pretoria, South Africa

Standard Bank, South Africa

Maize Board, South Africa

Batenborch International, The Netherlands

Private collections: America, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Scotland, South Africa, Singapore, England and Australia.

SELECTED COMMUNITY PROJECTS (artist and project leader)

 2018           Consultant for mosaic art employment project Thankful Hearts in Accra, Ghana

2013/14      The Garden Wall Mosaic, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2006           Happy Walls, Mount Claremont Primary School, Perth, Australia   

1996                Heart Ship, University of Pretoria, South Africa

WORK EXPERIENCE

2021- Part-time art teacher at Glasgow City Mission, Scotland

2021-               Self-employed at Wilma van der Meyden in Glasgow, Scotland

2012-2016       Work part time as art advisor and teacher at The British School of The Netherlands

2012 -2016      Self-employed at Wilma van der Meyden in Voorschoten, The Netherlands

2010-2012       Self-employed at Wilma van der Meyden in The Hague, The Netherlands

2005-2008       Volunteer in various art community projects in Perth Australia

1999-2005       Volunteer in various art community projects in Houston Texas

1997/98          Self-employed at Wilma van der Meyden in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1995/96          Tutor in drawing and painting at the University of Pretoria, South Africa