Born: 1927, Beaufort West, Cape Provence From her earliest painting days she displayed tendencies toward the abstract style. She studied commercial art UCT Michaelis Art School- Wife of noted Afrikaans writer Etienne Le Roux 1956. Began painting for her own pleasure 1958. Founder-Member of Bloemfontein Group 1958-1964. Group included Alexander Podlashuc, Eben van der Merwe, and Rosemary Buler. Moved to Cape Peninsula in 1975. In 1977 commissioned mural for Liebenberg office building Cape Town. Opened her art school in 1980. For the last 10 years from 1998-2007 she has been doing group exhibitions.