Born: 1 October 1978 in Bredasdorp – South Africa Lee-Ann was born and grew up in Bredasdorp, South Africa. She is passionate about writing poetry but most about painting. Painting is a magical journey of expectation, exploration, imagination and redemption Education Secondary Education: 1996 Matriculated in at Albert Myburgh Secondary, Bredasdorp 1998-2000 Tertiary Education 2003 Obtained a Diploma in Fine Art (majored in Painting) at Ruth Prowse College. 2007 Completed 6th month Applied design Course in Product Development (Madesa) – 2008 Completed a 4 month Journalism Course ( GAP) GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2008 Generation Y Exhibition at The Castle of Good Hope – Thupelo Mentoring Workshop Exhibition at Greatmore -Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town – Artreach Fund Exhibition at the AVA – Vuleka Art Exhibition at the Association of Visual Arts Belville – Abazobi Art Exhibition at Robben Island RESIDENCIES March-May 2008 – 3month Residency program in Norway International Exhibitions: 2009 – REALISME09 Amsterdam,The Netherlands with eksteen inart OPEN ART FAIR Utrecht- The Netherlands with eksteen inart