Larita Engelbrecht

Senior Lecturer

Larita Engelbrecht is a visual artist and academic. She graduated with a BA Fine Arts degree from the University of Stellenbosch, after which she completed an MA in Visual Art (cum laude). From 2010 to 2012 she lectured and tutored various Visual Studies courses at the Visual Arts Department of the University of Stellenbosch.

After obtaining her MA degree, Larita was invited to an artist residency programme at a new media gallery in Finland. Her work has been selected in a number of group exhibitions and art competitions in South Africa, as well as for a travelling exhibition, Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, hosted by the Vitra Design Museum in Germany.


  • BA (FA) Hons, University of Stellenbosch
  • MA (VA) (cum laude), University of Stellenbosch