Wunderkammer artists reveal: Heidi Mielke

Heidi Mielke is a fine artist who studied visual art at the University of Johannesburg. In 2012, Mielke received a Merit award for both the 2012 ABSA L’Atelier Art Competition and the Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards. Mielke has completed her Masters in Fine Art at the University of Johannesburg in which she developed and responded to gender/ child-based violence in South Africa. Mielke specialises in print mak- ing, particularly hand-printed, photographic printmaking techniques such as Van dyke brown prints and photopolymer gravure. Mielke worked at the University of Johannesburg as an assistant lecturer in the printmaking department for three years. Mielke currently is working at Artist Proof Studio as a second-year education co-ordinator. Miel- ke has exhibited in a number of exhibitions, including having her first solo exhibition at the 2017 KKNK in the Klein Karroo

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