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Took up ceramics and followed classes at the studio of Aliza Rachman in Port Elizabeth. Joined the East Cape Potters Association that same year. Attended numerous workshops by ceramists both local and from overseas.

Joined the committee of the East Cape Potters Association. A branch of the Association of Potters of Southern Africa. (APSA). A couple of years later was elected Chairman of the East Cape Potters Association. Served in that capacity on the National Committee.

Set up my own studio where I produced mainly wheel thrown ware for the monthly Craft Market.

Started teaching ceramics at the Uitenhage Technical College till the end of 1997.

Settled in Holland. Set up a small but well equipped studio in my 3rd floor flat and became involved in the local pottery/ ceramics scene.


In August, an appointment and started teaching ceramics at the Centrum voor de Kunsten, CKB, in Bergen op Zoom. Now in an official capacity.



At the end of August resigned from my teaching post at CKB/de Maagd. (De Blokstallen)


Will continue staying involved on a voluntary basis.



February 2015.

Stopped my activities at CKB/De Maagd.


1989 till 2015. 26 years of facilitating/teaching.

A wonderful time to look back on.




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