I was born in Bellville, South Africa in 1984 and spent my childhood developing an enduring love for everything related to the arts. After school, I followed this passion to the University of Stellenbosch, where I studied and completed an honours degree in fine arts under the tutelage of Prof. Keith Dietrich and Vivienne van der Merwe.
During these years, I experimented mainly with painting, etching and making use of various mediums within these genres.
Upon completing my honours degree in fine arts in 2006, I felt the need for more stability in my future career path. An initial interest in stage design led me to the