There will never be another Maureen Quin in South African art history. She undoubtedly is one of our most treasured female sculptors. After obtaining her diploma in fine arts with a distinction in 1934 and furthering her studies at Goldsmiths in London 1956, her love and passion for remaining true to creating has resulted in lengthy list of local and international exhibitions, bursaries and awards. ' My art is my life, and to evoke a response from the viewer is to share part of my life' Maureen Quin still is creating after a lifetime dedicated to art making at a proud 86 years of age! On the 14th February 2020 Quin embarked on a new adventure leaving her supporters blown away while watching a lifetime of sculpture genius at work. Quin effortlessly created a bust in ball clay from a live model over three days for the annual exhibition So Much Talent In Our Country at Art@Africa.

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