Janet Botes balances her time between
the creation of earth-hearted art and graphic design,
teaching, and supporting uplifting environmental projects,
while also honouring life’s natural cycles of rest-and-productivity.

 

EDUCATION

B-TECH: Graphic Design qualification (cum laude – 2006) from the Vaal University of Technology in Vanderbijlpark.


WORK EXPERIENCE

3 years design agency experience (The Ad Factory, Profit Creative, It’s called Advertising & The Media Hunter)

8+ years of freelance experience for various clients that include art galleries, NGOs, training companies, fellow artists, guest houses and retail shops. + freelance work through the Upwork platform and pro bono work for local environmental initiatives. Previous and current clients include StateoftheArt Gallery, Kairos Projects, African Climate Reality Project, Plant Powered Living, ReimagineSA, Elemental Consulting, The Idea Processor, Stone Cottage, Strijdom van der Merwe and Maurice Mbikayi.

“I have worked with Janet on a number of different projects over the years as a facilitator and graphic designer. She is extremely talented, creative and resourceful. Janet created my business logo which I absolutely love! It has resulted in a lot of positive feedback from clients and communicates what I feel is important. Janet is able to interpret design related requests and give them concrete expression and form. I recommend her services to anyone needing creative graphic design or wanting to explore their own creativity through her facilitated art workshops and experiences!”

Tahirih Michot, Director of the The Idea Processor


Specific strengths

Typography, layout, logo design, illustration.
A strong interest and passion for ecology, conservation, climate change solutions, regenerative design and creating ‘art for the earth’.
Other professional experience include: workshop facilitation, art creation, exhibition curation, project coordination, web design projects.  Read more >>