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Acclaimed South African artist Carrol Boyes dies

Acclaimed South African artist Carrol Boyes dies

Image via Twitter: @CarrolBoyes A company spokesperson for Carrol Boyes SA, the brand, confirmed that the acclaimed artist and designer passed away on Wednesday night. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed; however, a media statement will be released in due course. As reported by Channel 24, Boyes passed away after a brief illness. Carrol Boyes SA spokesperson, Michele Stuurman, told the outlet that “Carrol will be remembered for her love, her story and her quirky creativity.” More to follow . Who was Carrol Boyes? Boyes founded the Cape-Town based brand – Carrol Boyes SA – in 1991. Over the years, she has “deftly crafted a coveted and high-end product range of upmarket home and lifestyle items.” Boyes was a fine arts graduate with a major in sculpting from the University of Pretoria. Prior to that, she was an English teacher, but decided at the age of 35 to live her dream of being an artist. Watch: An interview with Boyes, dated 2013

Acclaimed South African artist Carrol Boyes dies

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