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Artist CV

Training:

2006 MA (Culture and Media Management), University of the Witwatersrand

1999 PhD (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria

1989 MA (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria

1980 BA (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Annette lectured in the Department of Visual Communication at TUT. At under-graduate level Annette taught research methodology, figure drawing and techniques. She supervised fourth year research papers. At post-graduate level Annette supervised M students.

Previously, Annette has lectured part-time at the University of Pretoria during the years 1984-1989 in drawing, printmaking and painting. This was intermittent as she was also actively pursuing a career in fine arts.

Experience, achievements, exhibitions, representation in private and public collections and travel experience are listed below.

Experience

  • 1989 - 2008 Lecturer (part-time and contract), Faculty of the Arts, Tshwane University of Technology
  • 1984 - 1989 Intermittent part-time lecturer, Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria
  • 1981-1983 Fine artist

    Achievements: Publication, Fine arts awards and commission

  • 2008 Publication in accredited journal: A healing journey – the case of Freedom Park. Ensovoort 13 (1) 2009.
  • 1999 Commission: ABSA Towers North, Johannesburg
  • 1993 L`Aigle d`Argent, 5e Exposition du Grand Prix International d`Arts Plastiques de la Ville de Nice, France
  • 1982 Silver Medal, Cape Town Triennial
  • 1981 Travel Bursary, Republican Festival Exhibition, Durban: juror: Edward Lucie-Smith
  • 1980 Printmaking award, New Signatures Exhibition

    Selected solo exhibitions

  • 2000 Millenium Gallery, Pretoria
  • 1994 Johannes Stegmann Gallery, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein
  • 1993 Work on Paper, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
  • 1989 South African Association of Arts, Pretoria
  • 1987 Potchefstroom Art Museum, Potchefstroom

    Selected group exhibitions

  • 2003 Two Person Exhibition, ABSA Towers, Johannesburg; Impact Printmaking Conference, Open Portfolio Show, Cape Town;
  • 2000 Expo Hanover, Germany;
  • 1999 Address/Redress National Print Exchange;
  • 1998 Expo Lisbon, Portugal;
  • 1996 Cairo, Egypt; Montserrat Gallery, New York, United States of America;
  • 1994 Osaka Print Triennial, Japan; Ubuntu Exhibition, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Hanover, Germany;
  • 1993 Washington, United States of America; L`Aigle d`Argent, 5e Exposition du Grand Prix International d`Arts Plastiques de la Ville de Nice, France;
  • 1992 Exposition des Ateliers Graphiques de la Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris; 1982 - 1991 Cape Town Triennial

    Work represented in collections

  • Private: Belgium, Germany, South Africa, United States of America, Netherlands;
  • Art museums: South African National Gallery (Cape Town), Rembrandt Art Foundation (Stellenbosch), Pretoria Art Museum, Oliewenhuis Art Museum (Bloemfontein), King George VI Art Gallery (Port Elizabeth), William Humphreys Museum (Kimberley); Universities: Pretoria, Witwatersrand, Western Cape, South Africa, Orange Free State, North-West, Tshwane;
  • Corporate: ABSA, Armscor, CSIR, Department of National Education, Human Sciences Research Counsel, Rand Aksep Bank, Sasol, Telkom;
  • International: Habikino City Government, Osaka, Japan; International Monetary Fund, Washington, United States of America

    Travel experience

  • 2003 Attends the Impact Printmaking Conference in Cape Town
  • 2001 Attends the Impact Printmaking Conference in Helsinki, Finland
  • 2000 Visits Amsterdam, Holland and Nice, France
  • 1996 New York, United States of America
  • 1993 Visits Barcelona and Madrid, Spain
  • 1992 Winter-spring lives at the Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
  • 1987- 1988 Winter lives at the Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
  • 1981 Visits France, Belgium and England


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