Paintings by Sr Bernwarda (Franziska) Hefele

Examples of Sr Bernwarda Hefele’s paintings, a number of which are at St Mary’s Convent in Hyde Park and others which can be viewed at the Heritage Museum.

Sr Berwarda came to South Africa from St Immaculata Convent in Schlehdorf in the early 1950s. She taught Art and Painting at St Vincent School for the Deaf in Melrose throughout the 1950s and 1960s and then at St Agnes’ Convent School in Welkom until her retirement in 1983.

Water Mill in a different style by Sr Bernwarda

Irises painted by Sr Bernarda Hefele

Hillside painted by Sr Bernwarda Hefele

Christ and the Saints by Sr Bernwarda Hefele