Eunice is a teacher by trait, her love for ceramics started at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg (USA) where her husband furthered his studies. Eunice completed her B-Tech (Cum Laude) in ceramics in 1998 at the Vaal Triangle Technikon where she received numerous awards. After lecturing for two years at the institution, they moved to Gaborone Botswana where she pursued a career as an art teacher at a Cambridge Secondary School for seven years. Back in South Africa, she is currently a full-time Ceramic Artist, participating in numerous National and International Exhibitions.
Her work is all about integrating her love of form and drawing. She illustrates her work using “Clay Etchings” and sprigs on the form. Depicting a world where small acts of everyday life is revealed in its fine detail. When Eunice experiences life she is fully aware of her mortality and the preciousness of the present moment and she always strives to depict that in her work. The imagery on her work leads the viewer around the form and investigates with both the hand and eye. Eunice’s passion extends to her love of the outdoors, the South African bush veld as well as flowers, where she finds much of her inspiration.
She has been awarded many awards since her earlier years while studying.
In 2011she received a Highly Commended award at the Ultra-Furn Exhibition at the University of Pretoria. She also received on the 13 May 2012 at the Museum Africa “The Glazecor premier Award for Best work for Use” and in 2014 the Ndebele Premier Award at Gauteng Regional Exhibition. In 2015 she walked away with The G & W Mineral Regional, Glazecor Award, Gauteng Regional Exhibition of ceramics. In 2017 she was awarded the High commended award, Ultra Furn Exhibition, University of Pretoria, RSA and then in 2018 the Merit Award, Corobrik National Ceramic Exhibition, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, CapeTown; to name a few.