Diek Grobler was born and raised on a farm in the Limpopo province of South Africa. He is a versatile visual artist working in a variety of media and has exhibited professionally since 1988. His work is included in several major public and corporate collections in South Africa. Grobler works in various disciplines; apart from fine art, he has illustrated various children’s books and has directed and produced several short animated films. He has participated extensively in group exhibitions, on a national and international level.
His animated films, for which he has received a SAFTA nomination, a SAFTA award and 5 international awards, have been included in the official programming of more than 40 international animation festivals. He lives and works in Pretoria.