_ Artist Bio

Loeritha Saayman


Loeritha Saayman obtained her degree in Visual Arts at UNISA. In 2000 she opened the Brooklyn Fine Arts Studio, where she has taught art for seven years. Today it is her private studio where paintings and sculptures are made on consignment, and where she constantly prepares for the next group or solo exhibition. Most of her work is done in mixed media.


She had 8 solo exhibitions since 2004 and takes part in group exhibitions locally and abroad. Loeritha is also involved in various community projects on a regular base. She acts as a judicator at the National Eisteddfod Academy annually, and serves on the council of the Association of Arts, Pretoria.


Her art finds home in numerous private and corporate collections and proudly forms part of the permanent collections of the Pretoria Art Museum, Polokwane Art Museum, North-West University, the office of former president, Thabo Mbeki, SANAVA and the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture in China, where she represented South Africa in 2013, on a cultural exchange program for African Artists. She was in art residency in France for three months at the end of 2015, and again in 2019. During the last residency she had the opportunity to show her work at Tour du Monde en 14H, a group show held at the Citè International des atrs, which formed part of the Paris design week.