Born and raised in the rural developments of Mpumalanga, Treatwell enrolled with the Tshwane University of Technology (2008), after matric, in pursuit of a national diploma in Fine & Applied Arts. When given the opportunity, he was fortunate enough to facilitate art classes at the Tshwane Leadership Foundation in Pretoria. As a practicing professional and independent artist, he took part in entrepreneurial business workshops with the Cape Town Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) in order to broaden his knowledge on the art market in Johannesburg, where he currently resides.
Inspired by his love for children, his life-long dream is to implement community engagement projects all over Africa. He plans to partner with others for the sole purpose of imparting knowledge and sharing skills to the little ones. Treatwell also seeks to gain international recognition with both local and abroad arts organizations (galleries, museums, art fairs, collectors, etc).
Title : Child with the golden earings
MEDIUM : Charcoal on Fabiano