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Contract Academic Staff



​The Department is supported by a team of contracted part-time academic staff members who are practicing artists and professionals in their own right. 

Current members of the part-time staff include:  ​

  • Rosalind Cleaver (Conceptual Studies, Drawing Skills, Graphic​​ Interpretation / Printmaking)  
  • Minnette Vari ​​(Videography & Studio Practice)
  • Bronwen Findlay (Painting & Studio Practice)​
  • Karin Basel (Art History)​
The late Marialda Marais was an institution in the Department having taught Painting, Drawing, Art History and Theory as well as a host of skills which have helped forge the artistic careers of many students over a 30-year period. The Department held a memorial ​for her in the FADA Auditorium on 11 April 2013.