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Artist CV

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1970 Matric, JMB, St. Cyprian's School, Cape Town.
  • 1971 University of the Witwatersrand - French language coarse.
  • 1972 -1974 Michaelis - University of Cape town – Graphic Design.
  • 1975- 1978 Central School of Art and Design. London. Diploma in Theatre Design.
  • 1983 Leggatt's Fashion Design. Johannesburg.
  • 1986 -1991 University of the Witwatersrand, Fine Arts.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1973 Photographic experience with Dirk Schwager, Cape Town.
  • 1974 Theatre and prop making experience for Robert Kirby - Cape Town.
  • 1975 - 1979 UK, London (Theatre Design) Experience at The Old Vic. with Derek Jacobi, Timothy West and Pamela Howard.
  • 1979 -1985 Opened business "Lolly Hahn Designs", hand painted fabrics, and clothing.
  • 1990 -1993 Held a series of Exhibitions...( refer to "Exhibitions"...subtitle)
  • 1993 - 2008 Opened the "Gallery Guest House", a B&B business. Exhibited paintings of local and other contemporary South African Artists, had discussions, workshops, film evenings.
  • 1993 - 1994 Taught drawing and painting at the 'Knysna Art Centre'.
  • 1994 - 1998 Taught drawing and painting at the Gallery Guest House.
  • 1999 – 2008 Working on my own themes for particular exhibitions. Made an art movie….(interviewing members of the public on their understanding of words such as “religion”, “spirituality”, “tolerance” and “prejudice”).
  • 2008 Full time artist…at last !

TRAVEL

  • 1968 Visited 11 different European countries.
  • 1971 – 1978 Lived in London. Traveled during vacations to other European countries, visiting museums and galleries in order to explore the varying cultures. (e.g. Edinburgh Festival).
  • 1983 Spain, Portugal and France
  • 1984 – 1985 France and United Kingdom
  • 1986 Malawi
  • 1987 Turkey and Central Europe
  • 1988 Mauritius and Southern Africa
  • 1989 France and U.K. visiting unusual galleries and theatre productions.
  • 1994 London, for the opening of my Solo Exhibition at the Logos Gallery, WC2, 13/06/94
  • 1996 Zimbabwe
  • 1998 France, and Northern SA
  • 1999 Thailand
  • 2000 Bali…(Indonesia) Transkei , SA
  • 2001 Australia
  • 2004-8 European Galleries in Italy, France, Switzerland and UK
  • 2017 UK and France
  • 2018 UK and France

AWARDS

  • 1989 "MARTIENSSEN PRIZE" at the University of the Witwatersrand.
  • 1994 Painting entitled "Now and Beyond" accepted by the Royal Academy (London), in top 10% from over 13,000 entries, for final choice of paintings hung for the Summer Exhibition

PAINTINGS IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  • France, Germany, UK, Canada, Switzerland, Austria, Australia and South Africa

EXHIBITIONS

  • 1986 Gertrude Posel Gallery – University of the Witwatersrand
  • 1987 Gertrude Posel Gallery – University of the Witwatersrand
  • 1988 Gertrude Posel Gallery – University of the Witwatersrand
  • 1989 Gertrude Posel Gallery – University of the Witwatersrand. (Won the “Martienssen Prize”)
  • 1990 Gertrude Posel Gallery – University of the Witwatersrand.
  • 1991 Cassirer Fine Art …Johannesburg
  • 1992 Thesen House …Knysna
  • 1993 Knysna Art Gallery….. Exhibited with six other painters.
  • 1993 Knysna Art Gallery…. ‘Framing and Fine Art’ exhibition.
  • 1994 Logos Gallery, Barter Street, London WC2. (Solo Exhibition)
  • 1995 Knysna Art Gallery…entitled “People in Motion” - cross cultural
  • 1995 London Contemporary Art Fair ..“ART 95” (Logos Gallery…. stand 61, 19 to 22 Jan 1995.
  • 1995 The Gap Gallery .. (Grahamstown Standard Bank Arts Festival) Group show organized by Joao Ferriera , Cape Town.
  • 1995 Knysna Art Gallery, entitled ‘Fragments of Fragility’
  • 1995 Old Nick Gallery, Plettenberg Bay, entitled ‘For the Small Creatures’
  • 1996 Knysna Art Gallery, group exhibition entitled ‘Expressions’
  • 1996 Knysna Art Gallery, group show
  • 1997 BCI Gallery, JHB (Wantage Road, Rosebank, Johannesburg) Claude Jammet, Joanne Taylor, Moyra Jacobs, Margaret Vorster, Liz Napier, Lesley-Anne Hoets, Graham Jones, Wesley Ngethu, Gaynor Napier, Koriena de Bruin, and Lolly Hahn-Page.
  • 1997 National Parks Board … .Thesen Jetty, Knysna. entitled ‘This Species is amusing itself to Death’.
  • 1997 Knysna Art Gallery, entitled “A Sense of Place
  • 1998 Knysna Art Gallery, entitled ‘ Windows 98/99’
  • 1999 Knysna Art Gallery, landscapes of the Knysna area and Karoo
  • 2000 Knysna Art Gallery, Computer generated images
  • 2001 Knysna Art Gallery, “Art Movie” of interviews with locals.
  • 2004 Strydom Gallery, George - winter exhibition.
  • 2002/8 Harry B’s Restaurant during arts Festivals.
  • 2002/8 Private sales
  • 2010 Artvark Gallery (Kalkbay and new Cape Quarter, Cape Town)
  • 2012 Ellie's Deli, Noordhoek
  • 2012 Oil Paintings on show at the Cape Gallery, 60, Church Street, Cape Town
  • 2013 Lindsay Quirk creative Studio, Imhoff's Farm Village, Kommetjie
  • 2013 SPI National Portrait Competition, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Cape Town.
    Portrait of Old Man Joe was selected as one of 40 finalists of 1,783 entries (see the artwork under Portraits).
  • 2013 SPI National Portrait Competition National Touring Exhibition, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, 24 October - 13 November 2013.
  • 2014 SPI National Portrait Competition National Touring Exhibition, Stephan Welz & Co at the Alphen Estate, Constantia, Cape Town, 26 November - 10 January 2014.
  • 2014 SPI National Portrait Competition National Touring Exhibition, KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts (KZNSA) Gallery, Durban, April 2014.
  • 2014 Landscapes, Seascapes and Portraits, The STUDIO in Kalkbay, Cape Town, 27 March - 16 April 2014.
  • 2014 4 artists exhibition, Eclectica Modern Cape Town
  • 2015 Landscapes, Seascapes and Portraits, The STUDIO in Kalkbay, Cape Town, 26 March - 8 April 2015.
  • 2019 Archetypal Memories (Heart Series and others), THE STUDIO GALLERY, Habour View Centre, Simonstown, Cape Town, 17 - 31 January 2019.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Various articles and interviews for magazines, newspapers and TV.
  • Advertized in the LONDON GALLERY GUIDE, June 1994.
  • Several articles published in glossy Arabic Magazines. 1994.
  • London based WHAT’S ON magazine, June 29 1994.
  • SABC…WOMAN’S WORLD radio interview, 4 July 1994.
  • KNYSNA/PLETT HERALD – article by Gillian Carter.
  • ART ’95 ..(The London Contemporary Art Fair Magazine) 1995.
  • MODERN PAINTERS.. a quarterly journal of the Fine Arts, winter issue1994, Vol 7, No 4.
  • EASTERN CAPE HERALD… Article on exhibition entitled ‘This Species is amuzing itself to death’.
  • S.A.T.V. – Viewing on “Good Morning South Africa” Sept 14,1997 of “junk room” under offices of National Parks Board building, Thesen Jetty…during Nederburg Arts Festival.
  • 2010 - ART TIMES magazine (Art Life article - July 2010 edition).



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