Nadrie Botha was born in Springs, Johannesburg, in 1984. She grew up in Piet Retief, a small town in Mpumalanga and her love for the arts became evident at a very young age.
She excelled in music and art as subjects in school were she was awarded school prizes on a regular basis for her achievements. Nadrie was accepted into the North West University’s prestigious music programme in 2003 but after her first year of study, it was clear to her that her calling lay with the visual arts.
She enrolled for a BA Graphic Design degree, which she obtained in 2007, managing a Loerie finalist in 2008 for her student work. Nadrie’s passion for art lead her to become a teacher, allowing her to share her expertise with high school students at Wendywood High School.
Nadrie continues her art where she explores themes of humanity and Social issues.