Miné Kleynhans is a young emerging artist and creative professional residing in Bloemfontein. As an artist, art project manager and facilitator, Miné participated in various developmental and often large scale international creative programmes. Most notably she participated as a lead artist in collaboration with Alex Rinsler in the It’s My City project (www.itsmycity.co.za) during the Vrystaat Arts Festival in 2016. She has also recently returned from an artist residency at Bashnar Creative project, Macedonia, Eastern Europe.
Miné Kleynhans is currently employed at the Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery at the University of the Free State where she oversees the execution of exciting experimental artistic ventures in partnership with the Vrystaat Arst Festival.
She was also one of two Merit Award winners of the New Breed Art Competition 2019.