Certificate awarded for artwork entitled “After the Citizens of Calais” by ARTBOX MIAMI 1.0 and shown at art weeks in Miami, December 2016


Taboo International Art Competition

My drawing entitled “Waiting for Messiah…” obtained second place as one of three finalist artworks in the Project category of the Taboo International Art Competition and finalist exhibition in Florence, Italy.


Celeste Art Prize (International Art Competition)

Selected as one of 43 finalists for the final exhibition and awards evening in Milan, Italy.  Obtained joint second prize at the awards evening with the artist Emmanuele Sartori for my drawing entitled “Simon of Cyrene”.


National Arts Council (NAC) Study Grant

Awarded a study grant from the National Arts Council (NAC, South Africa) towards the completion of my Master’s Degree Studies in Visual Art (specializing in drawing) at the University of Stellenbosch.


Vuleka National Contemporary Art Competition

Awarded two merit prizes for “Lot’s wife I” (stone lithography print series) as well as triptych charcoal drawings entitled “Reflecting on Oedipus”.


Vuleka National Contemporary Art Competition

Work entitled “Confessions/Verklarings” shortlisted for Vuleka National Contemporary Art Competition. (Art.b. Gallery, Bellville, South Africa)


ABSA Atelier National Contemporary Art Competition

Multimedia artwork entitled ‘Hannah I’ selected for ABSA Atelier National Art Competition and final exhibition.



Spier Contemporary Art Exhibition

Charcoal drawings entitled ‘Perfectly Covered I-III’  short listed for Spier Contemporary National Show. (Stellenbosch, S.A.)


ABSA Atelier National Contemporary Art Competition and National Arts Council (NAC) Grant

Multimedia artwork entitled ‘Wedding Feast I’ selected for ABSA Atelier National Competition and exhibition.

Awarded a National Arts Council (NAC) Grant for my Solo Exhibition at the Bell-Roberts Contemporary Art Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa. (2006)


Volkskas Ateljee National Contemporary Art Competition

Drawing ‘Babel Tower I’ selected for Volkskas Ateljee Competition and National exhibition.