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Since graduating from the Royal College of Art and taking a second post graduate teaching certificate at Hornsey College of Art. Rhonda began her career in ‘Kinetics’ working in collaboration with architect husband David. Their sculptures ‘Rotating Tubes and Rods 1 and 2’ were exhibited in London, Nottingham, Cardiff, Brighton, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, Scotland, Utrecht Holland and Toronto Canada. See work 70’s. Several adwards were received from the Arts Council and two from the British Council  for travelling costs to the Netherlands and Canada. Her first solo exhibition was at the Commonwealth Institute Gallery, London and there have been nineteen more since that date. The critics Valdemar Januszczak, Margaret Garlake, William Packer, Monica Petzal, Marina Vaizey, Michael Shepperd, Sarah Kent, John Russell Taylor, Max Wykes Joyce, Terry Grimley, Linda Talbot and Mary Rudd have all written enthusiastically about her work. Rhonda won a silver and two bronze medals at the Europe Prize for Painting. The museum of Ostend  have one of her paintings in their collection. Her work is held in many private collections in America, Canada and Belgium

Rhonda has painted three murals, two in North London and one in the Strand, London.

Rhonda taught part-time for ten years at St. Martins School of Art in the Foundation Department and was Visiting Lecturer to several art colleges including the Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting, Canterbury College of Art and Design, London College of Printing, Whitelands College, Homerton College, Cambridge and the London College of Fashion. Her private art classes in Highgate were well attended and ran for ten years before she moved to Norfolk where she now  works and teaches part-time for Norfolk Adult Education. Her painting ‘Ochre’ Venice won 1st. prize in the ‘Byard Open’, exhibition in Cambridge, in February 2006.