Table 2016 Oil & collage on canvas 91 X 91cm

Crazed Bowl 2015 Collograph & Oil on Canvas 50 x 50cm

Rita was born in The Netherlands, 1947 and arrived Australia 1951. She is a full time artist, printmaker & painter living in the Adelaide Hills. 

1992 Master of Visual Art, University of SA. SA School of Art.
1975 Adv.Dip.T.(Fine Art), Torrens CAE. SA School of Art.
1968 Dip.T.(Art), Western Teachers College. SA School of Art.

1979 – Present, Full time Artist, Printmaker, Painter
1987 – 2013 Private studio workshops in printmaking & painting
1989 – 2000 Part time Lecturer & Tutor in Printmaking, Painting, Drawing, Life Drawing, Design and Visual Art Theory:

  • South Australian School of Art
  • University of South Australia
  • Adelaide Central School of Art
  • TAFE SA Art Schools

1979 – 1987 Full time production studio in textile design and printing
1969 – 1976 Full time Art teacher, Education Department of SA


Australian National Gallery
Art Gallery of South Australia
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Print Council of Australia
Museum And Art Gallery of Tasmania
Art Bank New South Wales
Flinders University of South Australia
University of South Australia
Alice Springs Art Foundation
Mildura Arts Centre
Adelaide Hills Council
Naracoorte Regional Gallery
Hamilton Regional Gallery
Canson Australia Pty Ltd
Cromwell’s Contemporary Collection
Murray Bridge Regional Gallery
Toowoomba College
Tamworth Fibre Collection
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Bank of SA
Kernewick Lowender
Private Collections In Australia and Internationally


Unley City Council Museum
Mount Lofty House
Premiers Dept Hobart Tas
Centennial Park Trust
Hilton International Hotel
Hindmarsh Building Society
Post Secondary Education Commission WA
South Australian State Government Agencies (Education,
Health, Equal Opportunities, Community Welfare and Corporate Affairs)
Immanuel College

The Blue Rug 1995 Etching & Watercolour 56 x 76cm