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Marinda Combrinck was born in Johannesburg. In 1972, Marinda matriculated at the Pretoria Pro Arte School of Art after which she studied Fine Art at the Pretoria Technicon under lecturers: Dianne Victor and Kevin Roberts.

After studying, the Pre-Raphaelite Gallery was opened where Marinda Combrinck started honing her own unique style as a fine artist. Commissions for original and commercial paintings for private clients, both local and abroad followed and created a with it came a great variety in painting styles and content. In collaboration with fellow artists, this period included Set Painting for PACT and The Civic Theatre for pantomime productions such as ‘Annie’ and ‘Aladdin’, Casinos such as Emperors Palace, as well as a wedding chapel in Rustenburg.

Since 2004 Marinda has been painting full time from her studio, The Marinda Combrinck Studio and Gallery in the Little Karoo town of Calitzdorp.

2015 
PTA Art Museum, Fear & Loss- The Industrial Karoo, Pretoria Curated by Katie Barnard du Toit
Art.b & Association of Bellville, Members Exhibition, Bellville Cape Town
Knysna Fine Arts (BYOID) Bring your own Identity-The Emergence of Individualization, Knysna
D-Street Gallery, – Wine & Art Event, Wine Festival, Stellenbosch

2014 
D-Street Gallery, ‘KUNS-(de)kodeer-(her)fraseer’ Group Exhibition curated by Elizabeth Miller-Vermeulen, Stellenbosch
Rust & Vrede Gallery, ‘Music & Lyrics’ Group Exhibition, Durbanville, Cape Town
PART Festival, Solo Exhibition ‘Draaijakkals’ in collaboration with the EWT (Endangered Wildlife Trust) Roadkill & Mitigation Project, Prins Albert
Cape Palette Gallery, Summer Group exhibition, George
Art On Track curated Group Exhibition, Calitzdorp
Prins Albert Gallery, 30 x 40 Group Exhibition & 30 x 40cm Auction, Prins Albert
Bellville Art Gallery, ‘Tiny Treasures’ Group Exhibition, extended with ‘Naak’ exhibition & curated by Claire Menck, Cape Town
Klein Karoo Klassique Festival, Prince Vincent Building, Solo Exhibition, ‘Draaijakkals’ in collaboration with the EWT (Endangered Wildlife Trust) Roadkill & Mitigation Project, Oudtshoorn
Art Karoo, ‘The Art Of the Flower’, Group Exhibition, Oudtshoorn
Knysna Fine Arts, Solo Exhibition, ‘Draaijakkals’ in collaboration with the EWT (Endangered Wildlife Trust) Roadkill & Mitigation Project
Art Karoo, Mothers Day Group Exhibition, Oudtshoorn
Cape Palette Gallery, Colour & Light Group Exhibition, George
Solstice Foundation, Group Exhibition, Cape Town

2013
Casa Labia, ‘Muse’ Group Exhibition, Cape Town
Art Karoo, ‘Abundance’ Group Exhibition, Oudtshoorn
Boplaas Winery, Group Exhibition, Calitzdorp
Grande Provence Gallery, Group Exhibition Opening 24 November, Franschoek
HAP (House of Afrikaans Poetry) Valentine Group Exhibition, Pretoria
Cape Palette Gallery, 40x40cm Group exhibition, George
Art Karoo Gallry, Secret Postcard Group Exhibition, Oudtshoorn
Fund Raising Event Auction by Phaphama Initiatives, Johannesburg
Cape Palette Gallery, Winter Group Exhibition, George
Port Festival Exhibition and Logo for Boplaas Winery, Calitzdorp

2012 
HAP Huis (House of Afrikaans Poetry) Group Exhibition, Pretoria
De Rust Art Auction
Village Art Gallery, De Rust
Portal Gallery, Diane McLaine, De Rust
The Art Business, ‘Curators Choice’ Piketberg ABSA KKNK Art curator, Sandra Hanekom
The Art Business, ‘Stock – Art and Animals’ Piketberg Group Exhibition
Strydom Gallery
PArt Festival, ‘Vulnerable Landscape’, Prins Albert – PArt Festival
ABSA KKNK, Kunskwartier, ‘Reconstructed Icons’
ABSA KKNK, Art Karoo, “Water as Muse” Group exhibition with Judy Bumstead, Sasqya Williams
ABSA KKNK, Jamstreet, Moooi Gallery, “Seasonal Workers”
Route 62 Gallery, Group exhibition

2011 
Knysna Fine Arts, ‘Glamour Girls’ Exhibition with Claire Menck & Diane McLaine
“These beguiling and delicious creations are quite irresistible and are saved from the least hint of whimsy by their sheer size and Combrinck’s painterly skill linked to her sardonic and affectionate postmodern aesthetic.” Trent Read

Boesmanskop, ‘-Heems’ Group Exhibition curated by Hanneke Benade
Art Karoo, KKK (Klein Karoo Klassique) Group Exhibition
Moooi Gallery, Jamstreet, ‘Glamour Girls’
Casa Labia, ‘In Bloom II’ Group Exhibition
Route 62 Gallery, ‘Group Exhibition’ with Derek Mckenzie, Stephen Allwright,
Tim Robson

2010 
38 Special Art Café, ‘My Inspiration from Calitz to Cape Town’, Cape Town
Prins Albert Gallery, Woman’s day Group Exhibition
Moooi Gallery, KKNK (Klein Karoo National Arts Festival) ‘Red Aloe’ Coenie de Villiers show, Oudtshoorn

2009 
Eyes Gallery, ‘Landscapes, My Inspiration’, Ladismith
Spekboom Conference Hall, ‘My Inspiration & Succulents’, Calitzdorp

2008 
Boplaas Wine Estate, ‘Landscapes’ Exhibition, Calitzdorp
HAP House Gallery (House of Afrikaans Poetry) ‘Karoo landscapes, water & portraits’, Pretoria

2007 
Pieter Celia’s Cafe ‘Old Masters’ Exhibition, Oudtshoorn
De Krans Wine Estate, ‘Landscapes & Portraits of Calitzdorp’
PORT FESTIVAL, Calitzdorp. Marinda Combrinck designed and painted the label of the biggest bottle of Port ever to be made in South Africa. A 54Litre of Ruby Port from the three local cellars, Calitzdorp, Boplaas and De Krans.

2006 
Kruisrivier Gallery Group Exhibition with Roger Young

2005 
Victoria & Albert Hall, Dublin Group Exhibition, Ireland

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