Candeta Bishop

Scenic Paint Tutor

Candeta is pleased to have the opportunity to join the team at Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA) to share her professional knowledge to a new generation of production arts students in the UAE.

After studying a Diploma of Film and Theatre Technology at Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa, Candeta spent 7 years working as a Scenic Artist in film and large-scale construction projects.

Candeta has spent the last 17 years in Dubai working on various projects in themed construction, film and television. Candeta is a seasoned Art Director specialised in creative environments.

Candeta’s impressive professional resume’ includes roles such as Creative Director for Dubai Safari Interactive Learning Exhibits; Art Director for SEGA Dubai Mall; Art Director for painted surfaces Ibn Battuta Mall; Scenic Artist Mercato Mall Dubai; Scenic Artist at uShaka Marine World, South Africa; Scenic Artist Monte Casino, South Africa, and Scenic Artist on films including Merlin (1998), Anna and the King (1999), Pets (1999), Beauty and the Beast (2002), To the ends of the Earth (2004).