Marieke Prinsloo-Rowe grew up on a farm near Pretoria, South Africa. She gained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at the University of Pretoria. This was followed by a Dip Hons in Glass Blowing from Technikon Pretoria. She is currently completing an MA in Fine Art at the University of the Witwatersrand, and has been based in Cornwall since 2021.
Marieke has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades in South Africa for her innnovative work in concrete. She also works in clay and bronze. In 2018 she embarked on her first marble carving project in Italy, using a block from the same vein as that from which Michelangelo's 'David' was carved.
In Cornwall she is currently working on a large private commission, the Swimmer Series, to be released in 2023.
Open Studios Cornwall 2023