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The Association of Mouth and Foot Painters SA

About  Us

We are challenged to look for creative ways to live our lifes.

The roots of the MFPA go back to 1956, when Erich Stegmann, a

polio-stricken mouth painter, gathered a small band of disabled artists from eight Europeon countries.

Their ultimate goal was to make their living through their artistic efforts, and to obtain a sense of work security that until then had eluded the.
Coupling his creative abilities with business acumen, Stegmann established the MFPA as a co-operative organization that produces its artists work mainly in the form of cards, calendars and books.

The South African office was openend June 1958 in Kempton Park, Gauteng. These offices moved to George in the Cape province.
Finances of the Association are derived from the sales of products and public support.

Bursaries to members and scholarships to students are paid out from this
income, as well as necessary administrative costs like manufacturing, mailing taxes and rental.

About  Us

We are challenged to look for creative ways to live our lifes.

The roots of the MFPA go back to 1956, when Erich Stegmann, a

polio-stricken mouth painter, gathered a small band of disabled artists from eight Europeon countries.

Their ultimate goal was to make their living through their artistic efforts, and to obtain a sense of work security that until then had eluded the.
Coupling his creative abilities with business acumen, Stegmann established the MFPA as a co-operative organization that produces its artists work mainly in the form of cards, calendars and books.

The South African office was opend June 1958 in Kempton Park, Gauteng. These offices moved to George in the Cape province.
Finances of the Association are derived from the sales of products and public support.

Bursaries to members and scholarships to students are paid out from this
income, as well as necessary administrative costs like manufacturing, mailing taxes and rental.

Some of our  Amazing  Artists at Work

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