"I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”
TONYA "As an artist I draw inspiration from all that was created by GOD. As a South African I can see there’s endless beauty to draw inspiration from, and I suffer from overwhelming optimism. Watching my children interact with each other inspires me.