Hein Botha


  • Started painting at age 10.
  • Received the Final Year Art Prize at school.
  • Graduate of Michaelis School of Art.
  • Work accepted for the New Signatures exhibition in 1972.
  • Worked as Executive Creative Director of a multinational advertising agency for many years - all the while painting, exhibiting, illustrating and designing.
  • Works included designing and illustrating stamps for South Africa; illustrating for corporate magazines; designing and illustrating kids books; executing a large mural; also image making in charcoal, water colour, guache, acrylics and oils.
  • His web pages feature a representative cross section of his work.

Having spent his career in the broader visual/conceptual realm, Hein enjoys exploring and making new connections and creative statements on a personal as well as on a commissioned basis.