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Adelaide Tambo

A daunting task, the sculpture of Adelaide Tambo needed to join that of her husband Oliver Tambo which had been beautifully sculpted by artist Zelda Stroud a few years earlier. It was important for me that the sculpture of Adelaide portrayed not only her passionate, […]

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Kunst in Sendling

I was very excited to be part of the 2019 Kunst in Sendling event in Munich, Germany. Over a week end in October, workshops and studios all over Sendling were opened to the public, giving individual artists the opportunity to exhibit their work. The artworks […]

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“Your move”

This Dachshund’s gaze is layered with possible meanings: affection, questioning, waiting, wanting…… direct and urgent. He will respond to your next move. Curiously, this trick is learnt from us. This is the start of a series of personal works with dogs as my subject – […]

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“Point of view2”

After creating the sculpture “Small Moments – Looking Up” and another version of this idea titled “Points of view” (see photo below) I sculpted this dachshund, to be placed looking down from a higher vantage point. Both of the above mentioned sculptures invite the viewer […]

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“Speak Up”

I left the texture on the face of this wire-haired dachshund intentionally rough, almost ‘out of focus’. When a dog is barking, the noise is penetrating and disturbing to human observers. Much like when we shout at dogs, communication often breaks down when the other […]

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Portrait group

Part of a series of portraits that I am working on with my colleague Cristina Salvoldi. The final installation will be a line up of dogs and cats (I’m the dog person, she the cat person), titled: (Non) judgement. Will put up more information once […]

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Bassett portrait

Part of a series of portraits that I am working on with my colleague Cristina Salvoldi. The final installation will be a line up of dogs and cats (I’m the dog person, she the cat person), titled: (Non) judgement. Will put up more information once […]

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Winnie Madikizela Mandela

Winnie Madikizela Mandela was a woman of great courage and personal strength. She was known to her supporters as a mother of the nation and an undisputed heroine of the Struggle. She was the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela and fought alongside him for the liberation […]

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Dr Martin Luther King Jnr

I worked with colleagues Cristina Salvoldi and Lungisa Kala on this piece. We wanted the sculpture to convey Dr Martin Luther King’s absolute determination and persistence in realising his vision despite all adversity. He is depicted walking determinedly, almost marching, looking straight ahead with dogged […]

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Nelson Mandela – “The Listener”

I sculpted this portrait bust for the 100 Years Tribute Exhibition – Celebrating Nelson Mandela’s Legacy hosted at The Studio Art Gallery in Simons Town. http://www.studioartgallery.co.za/100-years-tribute-exhibition-2/ I have worked on various sculptures of Nelson Mandela, each time with a different focus and message specific to […]

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Cape Sugarbird

Cape Sugarbird on Protea flower – sculpted for the Leeu Dassenberg Collection of maquettes of fauna and flora specific to Franschoek in the Western Cape. Medium: Bronze, Height: 300mm