Lize-Marie is a 24 year old creative that graduated in 2013 from The Open Window School of Visual Communication with a CUM LAUDE in both Design and Illustration.
In 2014 she started Honours in Illustration at Stellenbosch University in South Africa only to receive a scholarship to attend the world-renowned LUCA School of Art in Belgium where she did 6 months of Masters in Illustration.
While she was still studying she was chosen as the first All-Star winner of the Portfolio Night in South Africa and sent to the Art Directors Club (ADC) in New York where she was the youngest competitor in a competition against 23 creative All-Stars from 23 cities across the globe.
Since then she has won a Loerie award, several Loerie Craft certificates and a South African National Stamp Design Competition (and is now an official freelance designer for the South African Philatelic Office). She is currently situated in Cape Town from where she is building up a client base.