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My Awards & Achievements

I am recognised both nationally and internationally for my art and design skills. Highlighted below are some of my most recognised achievements. See all my awards listed at the bottom of the page.

 WorldSkills Awards 

In 2019, I represented South Africa at the 45th WorldSkills International competition for Graphic Design Technology in Kazan, Russia.

 Number 1 Mageu 

In 2018, I was awarded as the national winner of the Number 1 Mageu #ArtAndSoul packaging design & illustration competition.

 NFT VR Exhibitions 

I have been actively involved in the NFT artists community since 2021. My NFTs have been shown many virtual reality exhibitions.

All Awards


- Solo VR Exhibition: The Colourful World of Han on SolSea NFT platform

- Beyond the (Crypto) Winter VR Exhibition: Selected artist & hosted by SolSea NFT platform

- VR Exhibition: Artsies NFT July 2022 VR exhibition issue

- EspoVisuals podcast guest, chatting about being a Woman in Web3, the Metaverse & the NFT community

- The First 100 VR exhibition: 1/100 Selected artists & hosted by SolSea NFT platform

- 2x invited Twitter Spaces speaker for the official SolSea NFT platform. Topics: Unlockable NFT content & being a woman in NFTs

- Featured by UNILAD LADBIBLE on Facebook for my #NaturalPaint TikTok series


- Surpassed 100 000 followers on TikTok (@han_selah) & started working with brands online


- Women@Dior Christian Dior Mentorship Program Mentee

- Nationally selected illustrator for Between 10 & 5 Women's month gender-based violence campaign

- National top 10 finalist: Vida e caffé illustration competition

- Provincial Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) graphic design technology expert for WorldSkills South Africa


- South African representative & Graphic Design Technology competitor at the WorldSkills International competition in Kazan, Russia

- National gold medalist at the WorldSkills South Africa national competition for Graphic Design Technology

- National top 20 finalist: K-Way textile design competition


- National Winner of the Number One Mageu #ArtAndSoul packaging design competition

- Qualified with a National Diploma in graphic design


- National silver medalist at the WorldSkills South Africa national competition for Graphic Design Technology

- National top 10 finalist for the Interpret Durban poster design


- Gaye Upton and Lynne Barry Winton art award of Excellence for Drawing and Design

- Grade 12 matric art prize – highest art mark in grade

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