To be a reputable and recognised company
that promotes the potential of individuals,
artists, entrepreneurs and organisations
through education, arts and business
We use technology to create opportunities
for individuals and organisations to develop
their creative, business and administrative
potential to engage effectively in society
We established the business as a Close
Corporation in 2007 and converted it to a
PTY Ltd in 2015. Celestine Williams (nee
Doty) and Grant Williams are the founding
Cyan Development Concepts delivers training, skills development and capacity building for South African Youth and Community Leadership. We believe knowledge and understanding develops people’s potential to both create, and reach for, better opportunities. Our training focus areas include Personal development, Business Administration, Visual Arts and Design, ICT Skills
Creative Arts Projects
We engage in creative arts-related projects that span across various genres and disciplines. We see to create an awareness of arts and assist our clients to improve their understanding of the various genres and the arts sector. Some projects focus on a more in-depth approach of a specific genre. The areas we cover include, but is not limited to Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Heritage and Arts Administration Skills.
We have actively designed and constructed public artworksuch as murals and mosaics (benches, bollards and a mosaic wall / pillar) over the past five years. At first our focus was on training people to understand and createart through training programmes, using a very practical approach with a strong theoretical component. Since 2013, we have produced several large scale murals for mainly t he City of Cape Town and its various Departments.
Grant has completed his National Diploma in Graphic Design at the College of Cape Town in 1994 and completed several design-related courses and programmes as well as desktop publishing courses.
He has a natural flair for computers and is known as the “Apple Guy” due to his interest in Mac platforms. Being a outstanding and experienced Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator, he has an amazing ability to stream students into diverse fields and disciplines; he is indeed a talent scout and mentor of note. Grant has lectured for College of Cape Town as well as at Mediaworks Trust and the Arts and Media Access Centre.
She matriculated at Modderdam High School in 1987 and completed various short courses since. Her work experience started in a printing company in 1989 and she later started working as an Administrator at ERIP at UWC.
She then was employed as an Administrator and advanced to Training Manager and Operations Manager at the Arts and Media Access Centre. She has also worked as a Facilitator, Assessor and Learnership Manager on the NQF4 Arts and Culture Administration and NQF4 Design Foundation qualifications. She has been a qualified Assessor since 2004, Moderator since 2006 and Skills Development Facilitator.