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“...for me it`s about the details, the relationship between objects and the astonishing things that happen in the shadows and reflections.”

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circa 1996 - 1993

Resume

1996 - Employed at Willa Krause Enterprise as ceramic design artist for Argilla. Went on to become head of her Glaze Department and Assistant to Production Manager.

1995 - Worked as ceramic artist, Mangeress and became product designer for Potters Joy.

1994 - When my father passed away, I stopped painting altogether, it was only during my pregnancy with  my first born son who was born in August of 1993, that I started painting again.

1993 -  Resigned from Architectural Services, leaving a 13 year career in architecture behind me and 163 oil paintings of Departmental Heads. I then enrolled at UNISA, for my Bachelor in Fine Arts, while Lecturing the Fine Arts bridging course at CAUSE academy.

1992 - Married to Peter John Bredenkamp.

1991 - Established my own art teaching studio namely, Autumn Shades in Silverton, Pretoria. Exhibits - Adrian Boschoff Gallery and Pretoria Botanical Gardens.

1990 - Relocated to Verwoedberg, in Pretoria. Completed x163 Portraits of Departmental heads.

1989 -  Traveled through Europe, visiting 15 countries in 5 months

1988 -  Cape Town Media Services. Here I worked as a paste and layout artist on five in-house magazines.

1987 -  Cape Town Parliament Towers Architectural Services under Mr. Swiegers and Town Planning under Mr. James Slabbert.

 

Card Dalmation-1
1994 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, LCT D 57, Dalmatian, oil on stretched canvas 100x150cm , Property of Mrs. MLH Pitout. Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
YO 86web
1994 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, LCT YO 86, Yo - Chair expo, oils and sand technique on stretched canvas 50x70 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydrandea in copper pot by Tonkinson-art
1993 Silverton Pretoria, Autumn Shades, LCT HC 158,  “Hydrangeas in copper pot “, oil painting on stretched canvas 80x110 cm, Property of  Mrs. MLH Pitout, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

 

 

 

circa 1992 - 1990

after rembrandt
1992, Autumn Shades, After Rembrandt, Boy lighting his pipe, LCT AR 24, oil on canvas paper, 30x20cm.
LCT AV 25
1992, Autumn Shades, After Vermeer, Girl with the pearl earring, LCT AV 25, oil on canvas paper, 37x30cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

fabric painting
1991, Autumn Shades, Fabric, LCT F62, oil on canvas board, 50x40 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lilly
1990, Autumn Shades, Arum lilies, LCT AL 60, oil on canvas board, 50x70 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pierre van rijnrveld by tonkinson-art
1990 - 1991 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, LCT PVR 117 I - Mr. Pierre van Rijneveld  - Government Portraiture, oil on canvas board 60x90cm, SOLD - Property of the South African War Museum.
pierre v rijneveld 2
1991 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Pierre van Rijneveld  - Government Portraiture, oil on canvas board 60x90cm, SOLD - Property of the Pretoria War Museum

pierre v rijneveld portrait by tonkinson-art
1991 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades,  LCT PVR 117 II, Mr. Pierre van Rijneveld  - Government Portraiture, oil on canvas board 150x110 cm, SOLD - Property of the Johannesburg War Museum
Opening at Upington Ariport SA.
Mr. Pierre van Rijneveld  - Government Portraiture: Opening ceremony at Upington Airport, South West Africa.

 

 

 

 

 

port neethling
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Neethling  - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
port oosthuizen
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Oosthuizen - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port Ras
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Ras - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port straub
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Straub - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port Du Toit
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Du Toit - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
port grunglinge
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Grunglinge - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port Haylette
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Haylette - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port v Niekerk
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. van Niekerk - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port Burke
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Burke -  Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
Port Bartlett
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Bartlett - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
port classen
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. Classen  - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government
port v vuren
1990 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Mr. van Vuuren - Government Portraiture, pencil on artists paper 42x60cm, SOLD - Property of the South African Government

 

 

 

 

port of a home
1990, Pretoria, LCT PH 66, Portrait of a home, oil painting on canvas board, 90x70 cm, Sold at Schweikert Gallery, Hatfield.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

circa 1989 - 1987

glass 69Aweb
1988 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, Glass, oil on canvas board, 30x20cm, Property of the Artist.

 

 

 

 

 

as wolf met jakkals trou
1987 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, As wolf met jakkels trou, oil on canvas board, 70x50cm, Property of the Artist.
Loerie birds web
1987 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, LCT SAL 21, South African - Loerie birds, , oil on stretched canvas , 80x60cm, Property of the Artist.
sea shells design
1987 -  Pretoria - Autumn Shades, LCT S 23, Sea shells, oil on canvas board ,30x40cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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