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SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(a selection from over 170 projects)

Artworks are represented in private and public collections, such as ABSA, Telkom, Centurion City Council, University of the North-West, UNISA, South African Military Health Services (SAMHS), SASOL, Art Bank South Africa and Pretoria Art Museum.

UPCOMING EXHIBITION PLANNING

2024, February, Red, St Lorient Art Gallery, Pretoria

2024 June. Futering, Unisa Staff group exhibition, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria

2024, September. the piano and the brush. Duo exhibition with Elfriede Dreyer at Tina Skukan Art Gallery, Pretoria

2024, October. the piano and the brush. Duo exhibition with Elfriede Dreyer at White River Art Gallery

2025, April.  Living spaces: the agency of objects, solo exhibition. Citè des Internationales, Paris, France

2026, Title to be confirmed, solo exhibition. Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa

PAST EXHIBITIONS (selected)
2023, October: Domestic matters as part of OBJECT, group exhibition curated by Elfriede Dreyer, George Museum, George, South Africa
2023, 13 July:   Rhizome, group exhibition curated by Elfriede Dreyer, Latuvu Art Gallery, Bages, France
2022, October: Looking into…and seeing beyond 
group exhibition curated by Ania Krajewska, Unisa Art Gallery  Pretoria.
2022, 24 Sept. Under the surface, group exhibition, White River Gallery, Mpumalanga
2022, May. An Experiential of Musshero(i)ns. group exhibition at Trent gallery, Long Street, Waterkloof, Pretoria
2022, April: Mesh. The fabric of Friends.  group exhibition, RK Gallery, Riebeek-Kasteel
2021, Dec - 2022, 23 Feb: Gills of other creatures as part of the group exhibition Uncanny stories. Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria
2021, October: Mycelium series at TAF (Turbine Art Fair), presented by EDG2020 Gallery, Johannesburg
2021, September: Romantic Gothic, group exhibition curated by Elfriede Dreyer, EDG2020 Gallery
2021, August - September. The Folds and Faults. African Women Artists Examining Identity, Culture and Heritage, catalogue of the onsite exhibition, curated by Carol Brown, Zinhle Khumalo and Angela de Jesus. Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State (UFS). Part of the Vrystaat Art Festival

2000-2020

2020, November.  Apart/A Part. Group exhibition curated by Laurette de Jager. ArtB Gallery, Cape
2020, September: FOLDS AND FAULTS. An Exhibition by African Women Artists Examining Identity, Culture and Heritage. An online exhibition curated by Carol Brown and Zinhle Khumalo for UFS Instagram
2020 September: Enfolding. Solo exhibition. Pretoria Art Association
2020, April: Freedom day in lockdown , ouoftheCUBE  online exhibition 
2020, March: Recent Acquisitions, Unisa Art Collection, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria.
2019, Sept: UNISA Staff Exhibition, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria.
2019, March:To make – a tribute. 25th birthday exhibition of the KKNK, curated by Elfriede Dreyer. Outshoorn.
2018, Jun: Landscapes, curated by Johan Myburg, Main exhibition of Innibos Lowveld National Arts Festival, Mbombela Civic Centre, Nelspruit.
2017, Oct: Sticky TIME, Rooftop IX, St Lorient Gallery, Pretoria.
2017, Sept: Kakotopia, curated by Derek Zietsman, UJ Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2017, March: Uncover the city, curated by Megan Botha, Van Abbehuis Gallery, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
2016, July: OutoftheCUBE group exhibition, curated by Mandy Conidaris, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg.
2015, May - July: Terra, group exhibition curated by Elfriede Dreyer, Oliewenhuis art Museum, Bloemfontein.
2013: Dialogues 2013, curated by Pieter van den Heever, Orangerie, Paris.
2011: East Africa Art Biennale, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
2010: Land: diversity and Unity, Hyderabad, India.
2009: Dystopia: curated by Elfriede Dreyer & Jacob Lebeko, Pretoria, Johannesburg & Oliewenhuis Museum.
2005- 2008: Weavings of War Fabrics of Memory, travelling exhibition USA, curated by Michigan State University.
2003 – 2007: The Journey to Freedom narratives.
Initiator and director the Multimedia project, which included collaboration with Boitumelo, Intuthuko, digital artists and the UNISA Melodia Chorale. The project includes embroidery from empowerment projects led by Celia de Villiers, Wendy Ross and Erica Luttich. 
Conceptual director of animations, working with a team of 7 artists. 2004 July and September: 3 Performance with UNISA Melodia Chorale with multimedia   projection of digital animations created from embroideries, at ZA Matthews Hall, UNISA, Pretoria. Project manager. 2007 The Journey to Freedom narratives
DVD: conceptual director. Design DVD cover. 
2003 April: Stage decor for Die Verraaier.
3 performances at The Aula, UP, Pretoria. Digital Art projection presented simultaneously with performance and choir music.  Design the costumes, poster, pamphlet and program for the performance.
2001 Sept: Art on Paper, Melville, Johannesburg.
2001 Sept: Art and the Land, UNISA.
2001 July: Manuscript 3 part of Wordfest, Grahamstown Art Festival.
2000 Nov: Weft & Warp' 70 South African Artists, The Civic Gallery, Johannesburg. 
2000 Oct: Duo show, CROSS-CUT CRISS-CROSS, with Karin Lijnes at Millennium Gallery, Pretoria.

AWARDS

2021: Award for Outstanding Creative Output for 2021, Dept Art and Music, Unisa
2019: Robin Aldwinckle bursary, Academic merit Award, Unisa
2012: UNISA Women-in-Research Award in the category: Developing Researcher.
2010, 2015, 2020: Long Service awards, Unisa.
2007: UNISA’s nominee in Arts and Culture, for the Checkers Woman of the year (nominated by Prof Kilfoil)
2008: UNISA Woman of the Year Nominee: In recognition of personal, leadership and mentorship roles in relation to Women-in-the-Workplace, Unisa Women’s forum
2004: Gold award for the project Journey to Freedom Narratives at FNB Craft Now.
1991: Financial Award from Potchefstroom University, youth ambassador residency, Taiwan
1983 & 1984: Gregoire Boonzaier Bursary for best student art. Category: Best Painting.


EXTERNAL EXAMINER FOR THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS

PhD (with a focus on practice-led research)
University of Stellenbosch 2016, 2021
University of Pretoria 2021
MVA  
University of Kwazulu-Natal, 2021
University of Witwatersrand, 2008, 2012, 2015
University of Cape Town 2015, 2016
University of Free State: 2010, 2016, 2019,, 2023
University of Pretoria: 2001, 2007, 2017, 2023
University of the North-West: 2023
Honours         
Open Window Art Academy 2017, 2018
Greenside Design Center: 2009, 2010
Undergraduate
University of Pretoria 2010; 2012          
University of Free State: 2011, 2013

POST-GRADUATE SUPERVISION

COMPLETED Master of Visual Arts:
1. Herwinning as kunsvorm: 'n Ekofeministiese persfektief. Maria M Blok (2002)    Co-supervisor
2. Images in, through and for "The W/word": a revisioning of Christian art. Carmen E Truter. (Cum Laude) (2007)    Co-supervisor
3.  Bruce Nauman: the true artist is an absurd fountain. Alex Trapani (Cum Laude) (2017) Supervisor
4. Loss, Meaning and absence in personal collections. Adelle Van Zyl (Cum Laude) (2018) Supervisor
5. Interactive digital media displacement: digital imagery contextualised within deep remixability and remediation. Carl van Herden (Cum Laude) (2020) Supervisor
6. Visual strategies in video art: the simulation of traumatic memories.  Antoinette Odendaal (2021) Co-supervisor.
7. South African intimate partner femicide: art as absent presence. Andrea Walters (Cum Laude) (2023) Supervisor

COMPLETED PhD in Art:
Judaic Diasporic hybrid hauntings. Jennifer Kopping (2022). Promoter

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