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Guillaume Theron was born in 1947 in Pieretsburg, Northern Transvaal

He is a sculptor of figures and abstract pieces. He Works in stone, cement fondu, wood, concrete, stainless steel and chrome resin.

Studies

1963-67 Pretoria Technical College, under Gunther van der Reis, Eugene-Leon Bouffa and Koos den Houten, gaining a National Doploma in Art and Design.

Profile

  • A member of the SAAA.
  • 1980-81 conducted an art school in Pietersburg.
  • From 1985 has designed handknotted, painted, fibre wall hangings.
  • 1974 spent three months in Paris.
  • 1974 toured Scandinavia, Europe, Turkey, Israel and the Middle East.

    Exhibitions

  • Participated in many group exhibitions from 1967 in SA and in a graphic exhibition in the USA.
  • 1973 SAAA Gallery, Pretoria, first of 14 solo exhibitions.
  • 1981 Republic Festival Exhibition.

    Public Commissions

  • 1968 - three wood relief panels, Jan Smuts Airport, Johannesburg.
  • 1971 wood relief, Civitas Building, Pretoria.
  • 1971 three wood panels Information Bureau, Pietersburg.


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