Neeske is a published academic writer, educator and artist living in Cape Town. She has BEd (Foundation Phase), BHons (Learning support), BA Visual Arts (Illustration) and MA Visual Arts (Art Education) degrees from Stellenbosch University, where she is a part-time lecturer. Neeske is a practicing artist and participated in an international comics workshop and exhibited at the Angoulême Comics Festival, France, in 2019. She has taken part in a variety of group exhibitions both nationally and internationally, and has received several competition awards for her work.
She has received training in oil painting and printmaking from her art mentor, Ian Tainton, since 1998. She enjoys the challenges and the need to solve unforeseen problems which arise during the process of printmaking.