Hein Botha

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Hein started painting at age 10.

He graduated from Michaelis School of Fine, UCT in 1967.

Hein spent most of his adult working life as a creative director of an advertising agency and later executive creative director.

He designed and illustrated a range of commemorative postage stamps including the South African definitive stamp series featuring succulent plants.

Succulent SAtamps

This is the 5th Definitive Series from South Africa, issued in 1988. The Art work is from Hein Botha, who has designed many more stamps for South Africa and neighboring Countries. The series is about Succulent Plants and was issued between 1988 and 1993.

 

Hein Botha postage stamps featuring indigenous African musical instruments was launched by the Post Office at the National Arts Festival 2011.

Hein Botha postage stamps featuring indigenous African musical instruments was launched by the Post Office at the National Arts Festival 2011. More here

 

 He exhibited and sold works at an international Botanical Exhibition in Jhb.

Hein also developed corporate identities, Chinese Brush illustrations for institutional, thematic, web and identities applications and designed and illustrated dust jackets for book publishers.

Having spent a career in the broader visual/conceptual realm. Hein occupies his time exploring and forming new connections through image making on a personal as well as on a commissioned basis. He lives in Wilderness in the Garden Route. Click here for more information

Stone Tale

Stone Tale