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1952 : Born Johannesburg, South Africa

Currently works in own studio in Woodstock, with assistants Adonis N’sele Mumpango and Euloge Think.


Academic Qualifications


1969 : Matriculated Parktown Convent, Johannesburg

1975 : B.A. History of Art, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1977 : National Diploma (Ceramics) Technikon Witwatersrand, now University of Johannesburg

1983 : National Higher Diploma (Ceramics) Technikon Witwatersrand, now University of Johannesburg


International Invitational Exhibitions and Art Fairs


1992 : International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, National Museum of History, Republic of China
1994 : South African Craft Market at Grand Central Station, New York City, U.S.A.
1998 : “Down to Earth: New Ceramics from South Africa”, Long House Reserve, New York, U.S.A
2000 : South African Pavilion, International Trade Fair, Caen, France
2005 : Ceramic Art London 2005, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2006 : Ceramic Art London 2006, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2006 : Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award Show, Shepparton Art Gallery, Australia
2007 : Ceramic Art London 2007. Royal College of Art, London, UK
2007 : SOFA New York, represented by Reece Galleries at the     67th Armory
2008 : Ceramic Art London 2008, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2009 : Ceramic Art London 2009. Royal College of Art,London ,UK
2009 : Art in Clay 2009. Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, UK
2010 : Ceramic Art London 2010, Royal College of Art, London UK
2011 : Ceramic Art London 2011, Royal College of Art, London. UK
2011 : GIC Biennale 2011, Gyeonggi-do, Repulic of Korea
2012 : Ceramic Art London, 2012, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2013 : Art in Clay 2013, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, UK
2013 : Earth and Fire, Rufford Park,Nottinghamshire, UK
2014 : 10th International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan
2014 : Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Yingge Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan
2014 : IAC 2014 Members Exhibition, National College of Art & Design, Dublin, Ireland
2018 : Ceramic Art London 2018, St. Martins Central,London. UK
2019 : International judge and exhibitor, PAN National Ceramics Biennale 2019, National Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia


Work in Public Art Collections


Johannesburg Art Gallery

Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town

Market Theatre Foundation, Johannesburg

Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria

William Humphreys Museum, Kimberley

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Yingge Ceramics Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan


Professional memberships


1983 – 1985               Market Gallery Advisory Board

2009 – present         Member of International Academy of Ceramics

2010 – 2012              Board Member, Cape Craft and Design Institute

2016                           Elected as a Fellow of Ceramics SA




2001                           Guldagergaard – International Ceramic Research Centre, Skaelskor

2016                           The Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall, UK

2018                           The Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall, UK