Meet the Team

Welcome to our art centre – meet our team. We provide a creative and stimulating environment where differences are celebrated and self-esteem is enhanced.

Principal and Senior/FET Educator Mrs B Carelse-Plato

Favourite Colour: Black and Green ~ Favourite Artist: Salvador Dali ~ Favourtie Quote: “Positive Thinking. Positive Outcome” ~ Teaching Experience: 24 Years +

Head of Department – All Phases Ms L Groenewald

Favourite Colour: Yellow and Red ~ Favourite Artist: Frida Kahlo and Mary Sibande ~ Favourtie Quote: Isaiah 40:31 ~ Teaching Experience: 5 Years +

Intermediate Educator Mr T van der Merwe

Favourite Colour: Turqoise/blue/green ~ Favourite Artist: Edward Hopper, Anselm Kiefer, Matisse ~ Favourtie Quote: ‘’Mind is shapely, art is shapely” Allen Ginsberg ~ Teaching Experience: 12 Years +

Senior/FET Educator Mr A Alkema

Favourite Colour: Orange ~ Favourite Artist: Vincent van Gogh ~ Favourtie Quote:‘’God is love. God is truth. God is peach.’’ ~ Teaching Experience: 5 Years +

2018 Kylemore Exhibition

Foundation Educator Ms U Windsor

Favourite Colour: Greek Blue ~ Favourite Artist: Van Gogh ~ Favourtie Quote:‘Live,Laugh,make it count’ ~ Teaching Experience: 22 years +

Intermediate Educator Ms M Mathews

Favourite Colour: Blue ~ Favourite Artist: Harumichi Shibasaki ~ Favourtie Quote:‘If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way’ Napoleon Hill ~ Teaching Experience: 10 months +

Foundation Educator Mrs C Borcherds

Favourite Colour: Orange Favourite Artist: David Hockney Favourtie Quote: “ Every child is an Artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up “ – Pablo Picasso Teaching Experience: 5 years +

Senior Educator Ms E Crafford (Weekday and Saturday Teacher)

Favourite Colour: Aqua ~ Favourite Artist: Anselm Kiefer ~ Favourtie Quote: ‘’Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.’’ ~ Teaching Experience: 43 Years +

Secretary and Support Staff Ms R Matthews

Favourtie Quote: Live.Love.Pray

Saturday Support Staff Ms J Lewis

General Worker and Support Staff Mr M Ntusi a.k.a Goodwish

Favourtie Quote: ‘’Do what makes you happy’’