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Maritha van Amerom, born in 1972 in Johannesburg, completed her B.Com (Ind.Psych) at UNISA and Masters Degree in 1997 at University of Pretoria. She practiced as Psychologist for many years. After completing her tertiary studies she attended several art workshops in various disciplines. Her tutors included artists like Diane Victor, Carl Jeppe and Enslin Vorster. After enrolling as art student for three years at Ronzwa Art School in Johannesburg, she made a dramatic career change and started working as full-time artist in 2009. She has participated in numerous exhibitions in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town and has also been a finalist in Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards (2014), SPI Portrait Awards (2015). Maritha works and lives in the Western Cape

Upcoming Exhibitions

2019:

  • April: 'Handmade Heaven', Absolut Art, Stellenbosch
  • April-May: 'GreySCALE', ST Lorient, Pretoria
  • May: 'Chui ta ka ma', Johan van Heerden Gallery, Pretoria

    Solo Exhibitions

    2018:

  • ‘Flesh and Blood’, Solo, Pretoria, November 2018

    2017:

  • Solo: little gallery @ imibala, Somerset West

    2015:

  • 'OK or not OK', Private Event for EU Ambassador, Netherlands Ambassador, SANEC

    2014:

  • Showroom, Pretoria
  • Pretoria Arts Association, thINK, Black Box, Pretoria

    Selected Group Exhibitions

    2019:

  • ‘Art & Equine’ , Imibala Gallery, Somerset West
  • ‘Present: Life Drawing Course’, Langebaan, Western Cape
  • Showroom, Pretoria
  • KKNK, Oudtshoorn
  • ‘Handmade Heaven’, Absolut Art, Stellenbosch
  • ‘GreySCALE’, St Lorient, Pretoria
  • ‘Chui-Ta-Ka-Ma’, Johann van Heerden Gallery, Pretoria
  • ‘SALT’, Trent Gallery, Pretoria
  • ‘Creative Co-Lab with Marlene van der Westhuizen’, Charroux, France

    2018:

  • Cavalli, 'Well Worn', Stellenbosch
  • Vision', Muller's Gallery, Cape Town
  • Absolut Art, Stellenbosch
  • Showroom, Pretoria
  • 'Letterlik', Absolut Art, Stellenbosch
  • KKNK, Oudtshoorn
  • Muller's Gallery, Cape Town
  • Frankfort, Showroom
  • Imibala Little Gallery
  • A2, Tulbach
  • artB, Western Cape

    2017:

  • TANK gallery, Stellenbosch Hills Winery, Stellenbosch
  • Humanity, Absolut Art, Stellenbosch
  • Woordfees, Absolut Art, Stellenbosch
  • Grey Scale, Showroom, Pretoria

    2016:

  • Con(t)ract, Print Festival Scotland 2016
  • De Oude Leeskamer, Stellenbosch
  • Showroom, Pretoria
  • Art Lovers, Pretoria
  • KKNK, Oudtshoorn

    2015:

  • Tulbach Art Festival, Western Cape
  • KKNK, Oudtshoorn
  • Year of the Ram, Art Lovers, Pretoria
  • Faces, Showroom, Pretoria
  • Aardklop, Potchefstroom

    2014:

  • Last Meal, Trent Gallery, Pretoria
  • KKNK, Oudtshoorn
  • Art Lovers. Pretoria
  • Liminal Capital, Tina Skukan, Pretoria
  • Aardklop, Potchefstroom

    2013:

  • Showroom, Pretoria
  • KKNK, Oudtshoorn
  • Pretoria Arts Association, Pretoria
  • Tina Skukan with Carl Jeppe, Pretoria
  • Aardklop, Potchefstroom

    2012:

  • Showroom, Pretoria
  • Snowmill, Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness Project
  • Liebrecht Gallery, Somerset West
  • Aardklop, Potchefstroom

    2011:

  • Art of Food, Unilever, Durban
  • Showroom, Pretoria


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