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Amanda Jane West- Biography

1963   Born in Johannesburg - Amanda Jane Smith

1970   Tom Hamilton’s Art School in Durban- private lessons drawing from life, portraiture and oil painting

1977   Pieter van Blommestein Art School in Umhlanga- private lessons in oil painting

1978   Sale of first oil paintings

1979   First Place Commonwealth Essay Competition Class B

1980    Commended Commonwealth Essay Competition Class A

1981   Matriculation from Durban Girls’ College

1983   Certificate of Merit- Architectural Design

1986   First Place M&R Des Baker  Awards

           First Place Perm National Student Competition

1987   B. Architecture University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban.

1988   Geraghty, Little and McCaffery Architects, Durban, junior architect

   - House Stefanutti - junior design architect

   - Springfield Park Mini Factories - junior design architect

   - Victoria Main Office Tower- design team

1990    Rotary Foundation Scholarship to Texas A&M, College Station, USA

1991    Allan Marais Architects, Stellenbosch- Associate Partner- design architect

   - De Oewer Housing, Stellenbosch- design and site supervision

   - Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre- design team

   - Windhoek Country Club Resort- design team.

   - Chinyunyu Hot Springs Resort, Zambia- design

   - Dorpsplein Development for Sanlam Properties- design

   - Verdun Wine Estate- design proposal

   - Kanonkop Wine Estate - design proposal

   - Theewaterskloof Housing - design proposals

1995   KMH Architects, Cape Town- Associate Partner

   - Mount Nelson Hotel - Palm Avenue Wing - design architect

   - Red Cross Children’s Hospital - project architect at start of construction

1998   Luxembourg, Artist and Art Teacher

2006   Exhibition - Show Your Art, Luxembourg City

2007   Exhibition - American Embassy, Luxembourg City

2008   Aargau, Switzerland, Artist

2011    Exhibition- Halde Galerie, Widen, Aargau

2013    Exhibition- Halde Galerie, Widen, Aargau

2017    Baden, Switzerland- Artist and Art Teacher

2017    Exhibition- Expat Expo, Zürich

2020    Exhibition- Huus Hotel, Gstaad

2020    Klosters GR, Switzerland, Artist

2022    Exhibition- Kulturstall, Klosters

2022    Exhibition- Swiss Art Expo, Zürich Main Station

2023    Exhibition- Golf Club, Klosters

2023    Exhibition- Kulturstall, Klosters

2023 Work Stand at Klosters Music 2023

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