Born 1959 England

Lives in Cape Town

Studied painting at Wimbledon school of art (London) and Delhi school of art in India

Education

BA Honours Fine Art Painting, Wimbledon School of Art and Delhi School of Art, India.

City and Guilds in Photography from the Blackpool & Fylde College, England.

Exhibitions, gallery representations and project work
2014
Solo show Rust en Vrede gallery Durbanville, D street gallery Stellenbosch group show, cape gallery winter solstice show. Art B Beliville Tiny Treasures. Art B Belville NAAK curated by clare menk. Rust en Vrede gallery Durbanville The grand show. Ruth Prowse Alumni show

2013
Design Endaba Cape craft and design Institute hand-made collection 2013.
Group show Pentimenti Word fees Stellenbosch.
Museum of Potchefstroom solo exhibition called Waiting for Vesuvius.
Rust en Vrede Gallery Durbanville Miniatures exhibition. Dorp Street Gallery Stellenbosch small selected works.

2012
Group Show , Open studio Cape Town Art week
Invited lecturer. Michaelis school of art, Ruth Prowse school of art.
Lovell Gallery Cape Town
Cape Gallery group show.
Invited lecturer. UCT summer school, Michaelis school of art, Ruth Prowse school of art.

2011 Residency at the Cite international Des Arts Paris France Sept/Oct/ Nov
Seven ages of man group show highlands house Cape Town
Exhibition of self portraits by south Africa artists. Rust n vrede gallery durbanville
Solo show MIEN Association for Visual Arts Cape Town
INNIBOS arts festival Nelspruit South Africa
Hass gallery group show
JUDGEMENT, UITSPRAAK 2011 group show Association for Visual Arts Cape Town

2010

Wessel Snyman Creative Cape Town group show

Haas Collective studio Gallery solo show

Knysna fine art gallery Pink Loerie festival group show

Haas Gallery Cape Town Group show

Woordfees Stellenbosch Dagboek and Klatboek exhibitions

2009

Group show Off the wall gallery Paarl

Spencer Street Studio Cart Horse Show.

Solo show Karoo landscapes These four walls Gallery Cape Town

Group show Association of Visual arts Gallery Gallery Cape Town

Cultivaria Print show Paarl

Exqusite Corpse Portfolio Pretoria arts centre

Solo show Rust en Vrede gallery Durbanville South Africa
(Feature Article Sunday independent 13/09/ 2009)

Solstice group exhibition Cape Gallery

Exqusite Corpse Portfolio ABSA KKNK NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL OUDTSHORN SOUTH AFRICA

Word festival US art Gallery Stellenbosch Group show

Invite lecturer University of Cape Town Summer school

2008

SOLO SHOW RE TURNING HEROES AVA CAPE TOWN NOVEMBER

Group Show WOOD Dorp Street gallery Stellenbosch Sa

DLUXVILLE GROUP SHOW CAPE TOWN

BELL ROBERST GROUP SHOW PRINT 08

CULTIVARIA ARTS FESTIVAL PAARL

DESIRE Group show Cape Gallery Cape Town

BARING curated by Eunice Guestyn AVA Cape Town

X MARKS THE SPOT. Members exhibition AVA Cape Town

ABSTRACTION EXHIBITION Off the wall gallery Paarl

Working on a project with Truworths Social development trust teaching Township children.

ABSA KKNK NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL selected artist solo show
OUTSHORN SOUTH AFRICA

Invited lecturer UCT Summer School.

2007

Spencer Street Studio open exhibition resident artist.

These Four walls Gallery Cape Town solo show + group show

OFF THE WALL GALLERY PAARL GROUP SHOW

Working on a Teaching project with Truworths Social development trust

Cape Gallery, Beyond encryption exhibition.
These four walls Gallery Cape Town Groups how of prints and drawings.

Rust-en Vrede Gallery Durban ville. Cape Town festival exhibition curated by Theo Kleynhans

Association of visual arts Pretoria. St Sebatian exhibition group show

Solo exhibition CBD Protea Hotel the foreshore Cape Town. Sponsored by the Framing Factory.

Invited lecturer UCT summer school.

Group exhibition. Cape Gallery

2006

Invited to Judge the South African Society of Artist Centenary Exhibition

Exhibition group show Cape Gallery.

Exhibition Selected Portraits Association of Visual Arts Cape Town.

Selected finalist for the Brett kebble awards National exhibition

The Lay of the Land and the Sea exhibition: The Cape Gallery

The Spearhead Project: An exhibition of abstract work jointly with Margot
Hiddingh, curated by Gail Dörje and the Cape Gallery

Truworths Social Development Trust Art facilitator/educator

2005

Cape Gallery representation

Surf Art Exhibition: VEO Gallery, Cape Town

Absolute Secret: Association of Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town.

Members’ Exhibition: AVA, Cape Town

Solo Exhibition: The Devil’s Boyfriend’s Hairdresser, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town

Truworths Social involvement Trust Art facilitator/educator

2003-2004 Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town

2003-2004 West End Gallery, London

1997-2003 Employed as a commissioned artist for London Contemporary Art
(fine-art publisher and corporate commissions)

1998 Solo Exhibition: The Edge, Soho, London

1997 “Introducing the New” curated by Ivan Tenant, E1 Gallery, London

1997 Group Exhibition: Diorama Gallery, London,

1996 Group Exhibition: Cut Gallery, London

1991-1996 Studied fine art painting

Sponsors
Robert Horn Papers, ADP Plastics, Northampton, England
Repsol Plastics, Denmark
Truworths, Cape Town, South Africa
Maizeys, Cape Town, South Africa
Le Papier du Port, art supplies, Cape Town, South Africa.
Framing Factory Cape Town

Work in collections

South Africa

SANLAM collection

World wide

West End fine art Publishers Davie Florida

Adobe Software, London

Robert Horn ADP, Northampton

Royal Caribbean Cruises

P&O Cruises

ASK Restaurants London

Private collections: USA, UK, SA, Europe, Australia

Teaching

2005/2006/2007 /2008/2009/ 2010

Spencer Street Studio Ruth Prowse school of art
Orange Street Studio alongside Jill Trapler

2006/7/8/9/10 University of Cape Town, Summer Schools

2006Oscar Mpethe School, Nyanga, Cape Town: Winter school workshop sponsored by Truworths Social involvement Trust

2006/7/8/9 /10 Observatory Junior School, Cape Town, South Africa, program sponsored by Truworths Social involvement trust