Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions 

 

2020 - Full time Sculptor

 

Was commissioned by a private client, SAMCRO Memorials and in conjunction with Southern African Development Community (SADC)to do:

  • Julius Kambarage Nyerere – a 2,75m Memorial Monument to be erected at the African Union Peace and Security Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – this is an on going Project.

Was commissioned by Gallo Precast Pretoria(CEO Claudio Del Gallo) to to do:

  • Construct various Architectural Elements for the Palace of King Mswati III (Swaziland) the King’s Office, Ezulwini, Royal Villa – this is an on going Project. 

Was commissioned by kim h Interior Design(MD Erhardt Niewhoudt) in conjunction with Thebe & Nelson Mandela Foundation to do:

  • Sculpt a 1m tall statue of Nelson Mandela (reading his newspaper) to be installed at the NM Houghton Estate proposed Boutique Hotel’s main entrance – this is an on going Project.

 

Group exhibitions at:

  • Members’ Exhibition (Pretoria Arts Association)

  • Grand Provence (Franschoek)

  • Art@TheClocktower V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

  • Solo Exhibition planned at Johann Van Heerden’s Gallery, Pretoria – currently new works for this solo is in process.

 

2019 - Full time Sculptor

 

Was commissioned by a private client, SAMCROto do:

  • Woman with Hat – a Life-size memorial portrait bust

  • Portrait of a Zulu Woman – a Life-size memorial portrait bust

Was commissioned by a private client, CWDito do:

  • Eagle Trophy – a small trophy

Was commissioned by a private client, PSG (Brinkfin(Pty)Ltdto do:

  • NY Charging Bull Trophy – a small trophy

  • In the beginning of 2019 I was approached by a private Business from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and commissioned to do a Marquette (Scale model) of theirPresident Joseph Kabilaon a Horse. If this proposal is successful, it will be a Life-size Equestrian Statue of Joseph Kabilaflanked by 4,4m high Tusks forming the “Arc de la Democratie”. This sculpture will be erected in Kinshasha, DRC. This included a life-size Bust of Joseph Kabila.

  • In collaboration with fellow sculptor Willem Botha, built an artificial rock face Dimensions 3m H x 2m W x 4m Long. (Pride Rock – as in Lion King) for well-known conservationist Kevin Richardson.

  • During 2019 I was also commissioned by Gallo Precast Pretoria(CEO Claudio Del Gallo) to build a 4,5m long Whale in cement – an inter-active sculpture and water feature for a shopping centre.

 

Group exhibitions at:

  • Members’ Exhibition (Pretoria Arts Association)

  • Alliance Française (Pretoria)

  • Grand Provence (Franschoek)

  • Art@TheClocktower V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

  • Art Box (Pretoria)

  • Respek – “Wens”

 

2018 - Full time Sculptor

 

Was commissioned by a private client, Adv. Lucas van Tonder (Montpellier de Tulbagh)to do:

  • Dancing – Figurine 1/5thLife-size to commemorate a deceased friend

  • Bust – to commemorate a deceased friend

  • Have recently been chosen as one of four finalists for a Public Artwork in honour ofNelson Mandela at De Krook, Ghent Brussels. 

https://stad.gent/ghent-international/mandelaghent-project/artists

 

Was commissioned by Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO) and The Department of Arts South Africa, to do:

  • Nelson Mandela – a Life-size figure in Bronze for the United Nations, New York, United States of America.

 

Group exhibitions at:

  • Agapanthus Gallery(Kalk Bay)

  • Grand Provence(Franschoek)

  • Pretoria Kunskamer(Pretoria)

  • The Boutique Gallery(Kalk Bay & Franschoek)

  • Daniel Kok Gallery– Hemel-en –Aarde) Hermanus

  • Boschendal Wine Estate

Art@TheClocktowerV&A Waterfront, Cape Town

 

2017 - Full time Sculptor

 

  • Chief Langalibalele II– Commission for The Castle of Good Hope Cape Town (In collaboration & partnership with fellow Sculptor Ruhan Janse van Vuuren)

 

Was commissioned by Gallo Precast Pretoria(CEO Claudio Del Gallo) to create various architectural designs and architectural Elements:

  • For the Palace of King Mswati III (Swaziland) ornamental scrollsfor the garden Gazebos (On-going Process)

  • Water Feature Canal12m long for the International Airport of Swaziland – on-going

 

Was commissioned by a private client, Rodrigues Familyto do a Life size Freefall Figure in bronze of:

  • Freefall - Figure in Dining area (Unique work)

  • 2/3 life-size Female Figure (Poise)Edition 1/7 Bronze 

 

Group exhibitions at:

  • Cavalli Estate Art Gallery(Stellenbosch)

  • Dorp Street Gallery(Stellenbosch)

  • Agapanthus Gallery(Kalk Bay)

  • Grand Provence(Franschoek)

  • Pretoria Kunskamer(Pretoria)

  • The Boutique Gallery(Kalk Bay & Franschoek)

  • Daniel Kok Gallery– Hemel-en –Aarde) Hermanus

  • Boschendal WineEstate

  • Art@TheClocktowerV&A Waterfront, Cape Town

 

Solo Exhibition:

Conjoined Murmurs – (Pretoria) Art Lovers 1932

 

2016 - Full time Sculptor

 

 Was commissioned by Gallo Precast Pretoria(CEO Claudio Del Gallo) to build from various architectural designs and architectural Elements:

  • For the new Palace of King Mswati III ornamental scrolls for the garden Gazebos’

  • For the new Palace of King Mswati III - Water Fountain (Water feature) & additional ornamental architectural Designs

  • A 4m tall Tallystonein cement (replica of the archaeological Tallystone found at the Blombos cave) for the Dept. of Statistics in Pretoria

 

In collaboration & partnership with fellow Sculptor Ruhan Janse van Vuuren.

Was commissioned by The National Heritage Foundation for The national Heritage Project, to do three Life size figures in bronze of:

  • Chris Hani – Long Walk to Freedom Project

  • Fidel Castro - walking with Flag

  • Fidel Castro (Salute) – Life-size, Freedom Park Bloemfontein

As well as:

  • Fidel Castro (Salute) – 3m Tall (Fidel Castro Building - Bloemfontein)

  • Netcells commission - Johannesburg

 

Group exhibitions at:

  • Cavalli Estate Art Gallery(Stellenbosch)

  • Dorp Street Gallery(Stellenbosch)

  • The Studio Gallery- Kalk Bay  

  • St Lorient– Group Exhibition opening of new Shopping Complex (Menlyn on Maine) in Pretoria

  • Tina Skukan Gallery – Group Exhibition

  • The Leonardo Gallery – Solo Exhibition

  • St Lorient– two person Exhibition with Ilandi Barkhuizen

  • Pretoria Kunskamer(Pretoria)

 

Donation of “Dancer” to Chefs who Share’s annual fundraising event (Edition 1/7 Fiber-glass)

 

2015 - Full time Sculptor

 

Was commissioned by Gallo Precast Pretoria(CEO Claudio Del Gallo) to create from various architectural designs and architectural Elements:

  • For the new Palace of King Mswati IIIornamental scrolls for the garden Gazebos

 

  • Solo Exhibition at Whalehaven Wine Estate– Hermanus

  • Group Exhibition at South Hill Wine Estate – Western Cape

  • Group Exhibition at Gallery on Leviseur – Bloemfontein

  • Group Exhibition at Equus Art Gallery (The Four Horsemen) (Nov) Somerset West

  • Rooftop Exhibition at St Lorient (July) Pretoria

 

In collaboration & partnership with fellow Sculptor Ruhan Janse van Vuuren.

Was commissioned by the Mokbel Familyto do a life size Bust in bronze of:

  • The late Mr Mokbel – Businessman

 

2014 - Full time Sculptor

 

Was commissioned by Gallo Precast Pretoria(CEO Claudio Del Gallo) to build from architectural design a Water Fountain:

  • Water feature for DRC – Lubumbashi including life-size sculptures of Female figure, Leopard & Crocodile

  • Group Exhibition - St Lorient Art Gallery(Pretoria)

  • Group Exhibition - Arts Association Pretoria

  • Koketso Growth – Launch of the National Heritage Projectat the Fountains Valley Pretoria

  • Group Exhibition at Equus Art Gallery(Franschhoek)

  • Bust of Nelson Mandela in conjunction with Koketso Growth (in collaboration)

  • Nominated for the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) at The Design Indaba (for the Sculpture of Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings)

 

2013 - Full time Sculptor

 

Started a collaboration partnership with fellow Sculptor Ruhan Janse van Vuuren in which we did the following:

 

Was commissioned by The House of Memory(CEO Vusi Mchunu) to do three Life size figures commemorating:

  • Monument of Archbishop Denis Hurley & young boy (Kwa Tintwa School for the Deaf) Pietermaritzburg Municipality KZN

  • Griffiths Mxenge

  • Victoria Mxenge

 

Was commissioned by The National Heritage Foundationto do three life size figures in bronze of:

  • Chief Langalibalele

  • Dr Abdullah Abdurahman

  • Cissie Gool

 

Was commissioned by Koketso Growth (CEO Dali Tambo) to do a 9m Tall figure in bronze of:

  • Former President Nelson Mandela (Union Buildings)

 

2012 - Full time Sculptor

Was commissioned by The National Heritage Foundationto do two Life size figures in bronze of their on going project Long Walk to Freedomcommemorating past Struggle Heroes of South Africa

  • Hadji Ojer Ally

  • Chief Makhado

 

Exhibitions Prior to 2012

  • 1993 – SA Association of Arts (N Tvl) (June) two person exhibition with artist Patsy van der Reis. Volkskas Bank Art Centre

  • 1992 – Pretoria Art Museum (Dec) Group Exhibition of Pretoria Painters & Sculptors

  • 1992 – The Art House (June) Solo Exhibition of bronze sculptures

  • 1992 – Department of Fine Arts, Univ. of Pretoria (Aug) Group Exhibition 19 Artists

  • 1991 – Desré Resnick Art Gallery Two person exhibition with painter Johannes Du Plessis

  • 1990 – Gallery on the Market (Dec)Group Exhibition of miniature paintings & sculptures

  • 1986 – 1987 Art Department Gallery – various group exhibitions of the Department of Fine Arts, Univ. of Pretoria’s staff.

  • 1986 – Karen McKerron Gallery (Bryanston) two person exhibition with painter Marnus Havenga

  • 1975 - 1978 – College for Advanced Education (C.A.T.E.)(P.E. Technikon – Art Department) variousStudent Exhibitions

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