Our ceramics are made by local artists - ordinary people from the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, who are given training, materials, a studio and a guaranteed market for their work, under the guidance of our founder, Fée Halsted.
Abraham was born and raised in Lesotho Qacha’s Neck on the 15th November 1996, he went to Maseru Day High School where he dropped out in Grade10 because of financial issues, he worked as a taxi conductor till 2015 then moved to KZN where worked at a construction site for a month.
Sfiso Mvelase encouraged Abraham to join Ardmore and he joined the winter school programme in 2017, Abraham says he chose the path to sculpt and he hopes to be as famous asTeboho one day.
“Ardmore has helped me achieve a whole new life and this profession allows me to get home to Lesotho at month end to my family who I miss terribly, and I am proud that I can support them”.
Fee has great hopes for Abraham and she enjoys his quite hard-working manner (“Abraham never shy’s away from a challenge in he is a real superstar for the future”)