Chosen for the New Signatures, Alice Art Roodepoort (2011)
Resident artist at Writers Festival in Kimberley (2010)
Esmelinda paints under the name Maria M. Her work is currntly on exhibition at Alice Art Gallery
"Simplicity inspires me…. I try to capture the light in my paintings."
Esmelinda has been painting since February of 2008, and is self-taught.