Elizabeth Balcomb matriculated from Pietermaritzburg Girls High School in 1994. She went on to study Nature Conservation at Saasveld Forestry College (now the Nelson Mandela Forestry College) and received her diploma in 1998. She worked for ten years in environmental education.
She is a self taught artist, and has been a full time sculptor for seven years and won the Sasol New Signatures award in 2014.
Her work can be found in the Everard Read in Franschoek, Knysna Fine Art Gallery and DF Contemporary in Cape Town. She is directly represented by the World Wide Web and Facebook. In 2013 she was invited to South Korea to the Mosan Museum along with Christiaan Diedericks to represent South Africa as a sculptor. She has exhibited in numerous exhibitions. Her First Solo Exhibition was in 2015 and she is currently working towards another Solo Exhibition.
Her work is in the Cryogenic Industries Group (Cryogenic Industries Inc), California , the Sasol Collection, South Africa, First Rand Limited as well as various other collections
Awards :2010 – Trailblaizer Award, Ceramic Association , 2011 – Premium Award, Ceramic Association, 2012 – Merit Award, Ceramic Association,
2014 – Winner of the Sasol New Signatures Award
Visiting this interesting studio is by appointment only.
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