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Artist CV

1977 Born in Johannesburg, South Africa

1999 BA (Fine Arts) University of Pretoria

2000 Certificate- Mutli- Media Course, Open Window, Pretoria

2003 MA (Fine Arts) University of Pretoria

Selected exhibitions:

2019

  • Deep in the Quiet, Everard Read, Franschhoek

2018

  • Balancing the Acts, Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria
  • Wool Gathering, Trent Gallery, Pretoria

2017

  • Glowing Shadows: A Quiet Introspection, Longstreet Art Lovers 1932, Pretoria

2016

  • Gallery 011 Launch Exhibition, Johannesburg
  • 3 man show at Art Lovers Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'The Meander', 2 man show, The Tina Skukan Gallery
  • Group Ceramic Plate Show, Arts Association, Pretoria
  • Miniature Christmas show, Art Lovers Gallery, Pretoria

2015

  • 'Sirens & Sailors', Group show at Pretoria Arts Association
  • 'Equus', Equus Gallery, Cavalli Estate, Stellenbosch

2014

  • Turbine Art Fair, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg
  • 3 man show at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Cape Town

2013

  • 'Posing on Pedestals', Solo show at Pretoria Arts Association
  • SPI Portrait Award, Rust-en-Vrede Art Gallery, Durbanville
  • 'Tom Waits for No Man' show curated by Gordon Froud, traveling show

2012

  • 'It Fell from the sky'- Creative Studio Gallery, Johannesburg

2011

  • 'Watching on White', Arts Association, Pretoria
  • 'Altared Pieces', Artists respond to the lyrics of Leonard Cohen, Thompson Gallery, Melville
  • Arts Alive Exhibition, Pretoria

2010

  • 'Parallel worlds', Innibos Festival, Nelspruit
  • 'Zoo II', Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria
  • Arts Alive Exhibition, Pretoria

2009

  • 'Hybrid' Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg
  • 'Walk on by' Pretoria Association of Arts, Pretoria
  • 'Enigma' Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg
  • 'Our world unfiltered', Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria

2008

  • Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Artist in residence Exhibition, China
  • 'Encounter' Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg
  • Innibos Festival Exhibition, Nelspruit
  • 'Dit en Dat', Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria

2007

  • 'Zoo', Magpie Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'Project' Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg
  • 'Space' Alliance Franse, Johannesburg

2006

  • Cite Des Internasionale Artist in residence, Paris, France
  • 'Psykotrope' Gordart Gallery, Johannesburg

2005

  • 5 Women, Gesseau Art Gallery, Johannesburg
  • Arts Alive Exhibition, Pretoria

2004

  • 'Rumble in the Jungle' (Solo), Gesseau Art Gallery
  • 'Miniatures', Gordart Gallery, Johannesburg

2003

  • 'About Face' (Solo- Masters), Centurion Art Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'Femina', Arts Association Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'No-A-Gender', Thompson Gallery, Johannesburg

2002

  • 'Drawing Conclusions' Arts Association Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'Fresh 6x8' Arts Association, Pretoria

2001

  • 'Launch' Open Window Art Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'Refill' Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria
  • 'Equus' Arts Association Gallery, Pretoria
  • National Print Exchange, Rhodes University Gallery, Cape

2000

  • Volkskas Atelier Exhibition, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg
  • New Signatures Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
  • 'Veiled', The Millennium Gallery, Pretoria

1999

  • Kempton Park Competition Exhibition (Top 100), Johannesburg
  • Reginal Turvey Bursary Award Exhibition, University of Pretoria
  • Bahai Architectural Exhibition, Grahamstown Festival, Cape
  • 'Double Exposure', Voss Street Gallery, Pretoria

Awards:

  • Reginald Turvey Award: 1999
  • Franken Award for 4th year student with 'most varied and impressive body of work'
  • Puniv Bursary for Masters degree at University of Pretoria
  • Chosen to represent South Africa at the 'Focus on African Culture' Exhibition, China

Collections:

  • University of Pretoria
  • Bahai Spiritual Assembly
  • Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Chinese
  • Ministry of Culture, China
  • Stuttaford Van Lines Collection
  • Rhodes University: Graphic Printmaking collection
  • Art House Gallery
  • Transnet

Publications:

Banks, A; Van Eeden, J. 2002. The odds on art in Casino Paintings. Communicatio, University of South Africa


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