Creative Assistance






creative assistance for early- & mid-career artists (all work remains confidential)

 

creative assistance happens face-to-face @ my nanoCUBE studio or online via ZOOM 

I act as a mentor and creative catalyst


together, the artist and I

  • explore the artist's creative journey,
  • focus on the artist's ideas,
  • look at the artist's source material for imagery,
  • suggest areas of research for the artist,
  • consider the artist's technical artmaking skills and offer practical advice,
  • encourage the artist to find ways to integrate their ideas within their tangible artworks to create a resolved body of work​,
  • help the artist to compose any artwriting needed to accompany their work,
  • investigate creative pathways moving forwards.

my experience

 

between 2008 and 2012 I was a part-time lecturer in the Visual Arts Department at the University of South Africa (Unisa) where my responsibilities included

  • working with the senior students,
  • encouraging their research skills and critical thinking,
  • coaching them in terms of integrating their ideas and their making processes.

In 2013 I established outoftheCUBE, an exhibiting platform to showcase the work of mid-career artists. 

Via outoftheCUBE I have

  • assisted many artists creatively,
  • interviewed artists,
  • curated many exhibitions - online and ‘real-life’. 


In 2018 I joined The Printing Girls, a collective of South African female printmakers

  • now on the admin team, I assist some members creatively and technically.