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Exhibiting History, Awards, Supervision History
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(a selection from over 170 projects)

Artworks are represented in private and public collections, such as ABSA, Telkom, Centurion City Council, University of the North-West, UNISA, South African Military Health Services (SAMHS), SASOL, The Art Bank and Pretoria Art Museum.


2022, 26 Aug    75th birthday exhibition, Main Gallery, Pretoria Art Association.Until 17 September
2022, 24 Sept. Under the surface, group exhibition with Philip Badenhorst and Adelle van Zyl, White River Gallery, Mpumalanga

2023, 13 July:   Rhizime, Group exhibition Curated by Elfriede Dreyer. Latuvu Art Gallery, Bages, France

2023: Duo show at Snowflake Art Gallery, Potchefstroom.


2022, May. 
An Experiential of Musshero(i)ns. Group exhibition at Trent gallery, Long Street, Waterkloof, Pretoria
2022,  April: Mesh. The fabric of Friends. Group exhibition: Gwenneth Miller,  Emma Willemse, Mandy Conidaris and Colleen Alborough. RK Gallery, Riebeeck Kasteel
2021, Dec - 2022, 23 Feb: Gills of other creatures as part of the group exhibition Uncanny stories. Unisa Art Gallery
2021, October: Mycelium series at TAF (Turbine Art Fair), presented by EDG2020 Gallery, Johannesburg
2021, September: Romantic Gothic, Web page of the group exhibition curated by Elfriede Dreyer, EDG2020 Gallery
2021, August - September. The Folds and Faults. African Women Artists Examining Identity, Culture and Heritage, catalogue of the onsite exhibition  Curated by Carol Brown, Zinhle Khumalo and Angela de Jesus. Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State (UFS). Part of the Vrystaat Art Festival
2021:  Affies 100 Year Exhibition, Group exhibition curated by Artcoza for The Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool in Pretoria in celebration of their 100 year anniversary.
2020, November.  Apart/A Part. Group exhibition curated by Laurette de Jager. ArtB Gallery, The Arts Association of Bellville, Cape
2020, September: FOLDS AND FAULTS. An Exhibition by African Women Artists Examining Identity, Culture and Heritage. An online exhibition curated by Carol Brown and Zinhle Khumalo for UFS Instagram.
2020 September: Enfolding. Solo exhibition. Pretoria Art Association
2020, April: Freedom day in lockdown , ouoftheCUBE  online exhibition
2020, March: Recent Acquisitions, Unisa Art Collection, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria.
2019, Sept: UNISA Staff Exhibition, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria.
2019, March:To make – a tribute. 25th birthday exhibition of the KKNK, curated by Elfriede Dreyer. Outshoorn.
2018, Jun: Landscapes, curated by Johan Myburg, Main exhibition of Innibos Lowveld National Arts Festival, Mbombela Civic Centre, Nelspruit.
2017, Oct: Sticky TIME, Rooftop IX, St Lorient Gallery, Pretoria.
2017, Sept: Kakotopia, curated by Derek Zietsman, UJ Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2017, March: Uncover the city, curated by Megan Botha, Van Abbehuis Gallery, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
2016: Aardklop Arts Festival, curated by Martie Botha, Snowflake Building, Potchefstroom.
2016, July: OutoftheCUBE group, curated by Mandy Conidaris, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg.
2013: Dialogues 2013, curated by Pieter van den Heever, Orangerie, Paris.
2011: EAST AFRICA ART BIENNALE, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
2010: Land: diversity and Unity, Hyderabad, India.
2009: Dystopia: curated by Elfriede Dreyer & Jacob Lebeko, Pretoria, Johannesburg & Oliewenhuis Museum.

2003 - 2008

2008: International Film Festival: Journey to Freedom Narratives, Middlebury College, USA, International Film Festival, Athens, Greece, 6th flEXiff, Sydney, Australia.
2005- 2008: Weavings of War Fabrics of Memory, travelling exhibition USA, curated by Michigan State University.
2007 The Journey to Freedom narratives DVD: conceptual director and assistant publisher.   Designer of the DVD cover. Project manager.
2007 Part of the core team developing the Journey to Freedom narratives publication: collation of all archival material, conceptualising, writing, layout and proofreading.
2004 July and September: 3 Performance with UNISA Melodia Chorale with multimedia   projection of digital animations created from embroideries, at ZA Matthews Hall, UNISA, Pretoria. Project manager.
2003 April: Stage decor for Die Verraaier. 3 performances at The Aula, UP, Pretoria. Digital Art projection presented simultaneously with performance and choir music.  Also design the costumes, poster, pamphlet and programme for this musical performance.
​2003 – 2007: The Journey to Freedom narratives.
Initiator and director the Multimedia project, which included collaboration with Boitumelo, Intuthuko, digital artists and the UNISA Melodia Chorale. The project includes embroidery from empowerment projects led by Celia de Villiers, Wendy Ross and Erica Luttich. 
Part of the Broader UNISA-Mississippi Project.
Visit the University of Mississippi, USA on invitation, 2003, with Thembela Vokwana, conductor, UNISA Melodia Chorale.
Conceptual director of 12 animations, working with a team of 7 artists.

2000 - 2001

2001 Sept: Art on Paper, Melville, Johannesburg.
2001 Sept: Art and the Land, UNISA.
2001 July: Manuscript 3 part of Wordfest, Grahamstown Art Festival.
2000 Nov: Weft & Warp' 70 South African Artists, The Civic Gallery, Johannesburg. 
2000 Oct: Duo show, CROSS-CUT CRISS-CROSS, with Karin Lijnes at Millennium Gallery, Pretoria.


2021: Award for Outstanding Creative Output for 2021, Dept Art and Music, Unisa
2019: Robin Aldwinckle bursary, Academic merit Award, Unisa
2012: UNISA Women-in-Research Award in the category: Developing Researcher.
2010, 2015, 2020: Long Service awards, Unisa.
2007: UNISA’s nominee in Arts and Culture, for the Checkers Woman of the year (nominated by Prof Kilfoil)
2008: UNISA Woman of the Year Nominee: In recognition of personal, leadership and mentorship roles in relation to Women-in-the-Workplace, Unisa Women’s forum
2004: Gold award for the project Journey to Freedom Narratives at FNB Craft Now.
1991: Financial Award from Potchefstroom University, youth ambassador residency, Taiwan
1983 & 1984: Gregoire Boonzaier Bursary for best student art. Category: Best Painting.


PhD (with a focus on practice-led research)
University of Stellenbosch 2016, 2021
University of Pretoria 2021
University of Kwazulu-Natal, 2021
University of Witwatersrand, 2008, 2012, 2015
University of Cape Town 2015, 2016
University of Free State: 2010, 2016, 2019
University of Pretoria: 2001, 2007, 2017
Open Window Art Academy 2017, 2018
Greenside Design Center: 2009, 2010
University of Pretoria 2010; 2012          
University of Free State: 2011, 2013


COMPLETED Master of Visual Arts:
1. Herwinning as kunsvorm: 'n Ekofeministiese persfektief. Maria M Blok (2002)    Co-supervisor
2. Images in, through and for "The W/word": a revisioning of Christian art. Carmen E Truter. (Cum Laude) (2007)    Co-supervisor
3.  Bruce Nauman: the true artist is an absurd fountain. Alex Trapani (Cum Laude) (2017)    Supervisor
4  Loss, Meaning and absence in personal collections. Adelle Van Zyl (Cum Laude) (2018)    Supervisor
5. Digital iamge editing contextualised within Deep Remixability and Remediation. Carl van Herden (Cum Laude) (2020)    Supervisor
6. Visual strategies in video art: the simulation of traumatic memories.  Antoinette Odendaal (2021)    Co-supervisor
CURRENT Master of Visual Arts
1. Beyond evidentiary objects: domestic trauma and art process.     Andrea Walters    Supervisor
2. Lamenting chaos. Vulnerability expressed in art. Heidi Mouret    Supervisor
3. The South African Border wars folms. A look into a fogotten genre. Gerrie Bezuidenhoudt    Co-supervisor
CURRENT PhD in Art    
1. A Hermeneutics of narrative as ritual in comics with specific reference to the alchemical homunculus as an arbiter of change. Andrew Smith    Promoter
2. Judaic Diasporic hybrid hauntings. Jennifer Kopping . Promoter
3. The Ephemeral Nature of Things: Becoming (Com)Posthuman in the Climate Crises. Laurette de Jager. Promoter

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