Sandra Hanekom was born in 1971 in Bellville.After studying at Stellenbosch University,she started her career as an artist and curator.Her artworks are represented in Corporate and Museum – collections both in SA and abroad.Hanekom served as the Visual Arts Curator of the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival from 2012 – 2015.She has been nominated for various Art Awards for her solo-art exhibitions and curatorships,receiving 2 KKNK Kanna-nominations,2 Kyknet Fiesta Nominations and 2 Woordfees nominations.
She received the Woordfees award for Best Visual Art production in 2015 for her solo-exhibition “MUSEUM : Van Been en As” and a KKNK Kanna Award for her skills as the Curator of the 2016 “Huisgenoot, Hartgenoot, Kultuurgenoot : 100 Jaar” exhibition.
Her exhibition “Bosch in Afrika / Bosch in Africa” at the 2017 Woordfees is nominated for a Kyknet Fiesta.
In March 2020 she was invited to exhibit at the Galleria Sacchetti in Switzerland.
POPPIES EN KOPPIES exhibition 25/10-18/11/20