Having a passion for collecting art since the late 1990’s spurred the desire in 2005 to also take up art as a hobby for self-expression and relaxation. A very fulfilling journey that turned serious in 2019 when he became mentored by Dr Elfriede Dreyer, Professor Extraordinarius at UNISA (University of South Africa). Under her hand the artist has been introduced to the broader spectrum of art concepts and art history, with new art pieces seeing the light. This has created the opportunity to express himself and share concepts he has experienced in the world of business, engineering, people development and psychology. He understands that life is best understood by living, experiencing and deeply understanding it, as Defined by his personal life experiences of being a father, a partner, ex-soldier, unionist, endurance athlete, adrenaline junkie, life coach, businessman, engineer and passionate artist.