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Else was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1949.

She studied at the University of Stellenbosch and obtained a Bachelor degree in Art. Thereafter she continued her studies for one year as a guest student at Fokwangschule für Gestaltung in Essen-Werden, Germany.
Returning to South Africa Else performed as Art Director with an advertisingfirm in Pretoria.
Immigrating to Sweden 1977, she commenced her fulltime professional career as artist in painting. Presently Else is working and living in Gothenburg.
Else is musical, playing the violin and piano, is an eager reader and commands four languages. With a single hcp, she is an ardent golfer and loves the outdoor life.

Post-graduate studies:
Parallel to working professionally in Sweden, Else took part in the following educational art courses:
1978 Västerås Art School
At the well known art school Gerlesborg, Else took part in the following courses with duration of two weeks each:
1980 Painting Aquarelle 1 with Professor Arne Isacsson
1981 Painting Aquarelle 2 with Professor Arne Isacsson
1982 "The Application of Colour in Expression and Function"
with Professor Georg Suttner
1986 Painting Portrait with Erik Cedervall and Erling Johansson
1991 Tempera Painting 1 with Gunilla Grundéus
1992 Tempera Painting 2 with Gunilla Grundéus
1992 Painting with Oil 1 with Professor Georg Suttner
1993 Painting with Oil 2 with Professor Georg Suttner
1994 Two weeks intensive painting and tuition with
Professor Georg Suttner in Provence, France
1996 Painting with Oil 3 with Professor Georg Suttner
1998 Painting with Oil Advanced with Professor Georg Suttner
2004-07 Painting with Oil Advanced with Professor Georg

Member at:
Gothenburg Artist Club (Jury Chosen)
KRO (Professional Artists' National Organisation) only for professional artists and jury chosen

Represented at:
Art museums in Borås, Gothenburg and Västerås
The Swedish States Art Collection
City Municipalities
Numerous companies such as Ericsson, ABB, SAAB Space, Volvo, Anglo American Corporation
Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island
Private collections

Commissions executed:
Artist rendering of the Harry Oppenheimer estate in Johannesburg for Anglo American Corporation
Paintings for the Municipality of Västerås
Interior decoration for Gothenburgs Central Hospital
Numerous commissions carried out for companies like Ericsson, ABB, ESAB, several publishing firms and also for private persons
Portrait painting: For the family of ABB's president, Percy Barnevik and the family Salvador Grimaldi. Also for company directors and private collectors
Interior paintings in cabins at Kläppen (a ski resort in northen Sweden)
Wallpainting as interior decorating at several Golf Clubs
Oil paintings for Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship: "Mariner of the Seas"

Individual Exhibitions:
Art Association, Pretoria, 1976
Art Association, Västerås, 1980
Gallery St. Paul, Stockholm, 1981
Gallery Keruben, Gothenburg, 1988, 90
Gallery Nyttokonst, Uddevalla, 1989, 92
Gallery Nyttokonst, Lysekil, 1994
Stadshuskuben, Falkenberg, 1990
Gallery Artis, Gävle, 1991, 95, 99
Gallery Skansen, Gothenburg, 1994
Gallery Plantage, Gothenburg, 1995, 97
Gallery Smedjan, Billesholm, 1995
Gallery Åsalongen, Västerås 1996
Gallery Linné, Uppsala, 1997
Art Fair, Sollentuna, 1999
Art Hall Vitehall, Kulturhuset Fyren Kungsbacka, 1999
Gallery Mowestor, Stockholm, 1999
Söndags Galleriet Alingsås, 2000
Gallery Blocking, Art Association, Tibro, 2001
Gallery Bush Provicence, Rhode Island, USA, 2001
Konstfrämjandet, Uddevalla, 2004
Ekströms Konst, Västerås, 2005
Partille Slott, Partille, 2006
Himmelshöga Gård, Öland, 2007
Art Fair, Gothenburg, 2007
Tofta Gård, Tjörn, 2007
Gallery Hörnan, Gothenburg, 2007
Gallery Särö, Kungsbacka, 2007
Numerous exhibitions at industries, firms and corporations throughout Sweden

Group exhibitions:
Town Hall, Durban, 1976
Art Hall, Cape Town, 1977
Art Museum, Västerås, 1978-82
Art Association, Västerås, 1978-82
Gallery Ojens, Gothenburg, 1986
Liljevalchs, Stockholm, 1987
Art Museum, Gothenburg, 1992
Gallery Liseberg, Gothenburg, 1993
Gallery Majnabbe, Gothenburg, 1994-2008
Gallery Gerlesborg, Gerlesborg, 1996
Gallery Plantage, 1995, 97, 98
Gallery En Trappa Ner, Gothenburg, 2007