Gary Schneider Biography

Gary Schneider earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and a Master of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in New York City where he has been living since 1977. His work has been reviewed or featured in publications such as Art Forum, Art on Paper,The New York Times, and Le Temps, […]

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Robyn Penn Biography

Robyn Penn (nee Arenstein) was born in South Africa in 1973. She lives and works in Johannesburg as a fine artist. Penn has an honours degree, with distinction, in Fine arts from Canterbury University, New Zealand and also spent one year training in Fine Arts at The University of the Witwatersrand. Penn also read for a […]

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Colbert Mashile Biography

In 2000 Colbert Mashile completed his BA Fine Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. Thereafter, he experimented with printmaking and by 2003 was collaborating frequently with the printers at the David Krut Workshop. After spending time in Johannesburg, he left the city, disliking the townships, to set up a home and studio in a […]

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Maja Maljevic Biography

Maja Maljević was born in Belgrade, the capital of what today is Serbia, in 1973. She began to consider herself an artist from as early as high school, when she decided to study within the design department in preparation for tertiary studies in the arts. Acceptance into the University of Arts Belgrade depended on producing […]

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David Koloane Biography

South African painter David Nthubu Koloane was born in Alexandria, Johannesburg. He received his art training from 1974 to 1977 at the Bill Ainslie Studios, which later became the Johannesburg Art Foundation. Since the late 1970s, Koloane has been a pioneer in the development of the black art community in South Africa. He co-founded Johannesburg’s […]

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Stephen Hobbs Biography

Early in his career, Stephen Hobbs recognised the need to produce and publish across the disciplines of artistic production, curatorial practice and cultural management. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a BAFA (Hons.) in 1994. He was the curator of the Market Theatre Galleries from 1994 to 2000. He has co-directed the […]

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Mischa Fritsch Biography

Mischa Fritsch was born 1970, in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Austrian parents. At the age of seven his family relocated to Munich, Germany where he attended Waldorf School. Amongst other things, this environment exposed him to the various arts and crafts and encouraged his growing interest and emerging talent. He was particularly inspired by the […]

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Endale Desalegn Biography

Endale Desalegn is an Ethiopian based in Addis Ababa where he studied at the Addis Ababa University School of Fine Art and Design and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in painting in 2008. He has had solo exhibitions in Ethiopia, Portugal and now in South Africa and has also participated in various group shows. […]

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Deborah Bell Biography

Deborah Bell is a leading painter, sculptor and printmaker in South Africa. She received her B.A. (Hons) and M.F.A. degrees at the University of the Witwatersrand and has since lectured at various tertiary institutions, including the University of the Witwatersrand and UNISA. She has traveled and worked extensively in North America and Europe. Since 1982, […]

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Lynda Ballen Biography

Lynda Ballen received a BA Fine Arts degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, and a MA (Arts Education) at New York University (1978). She has worked extensively in art education, both at informal and formal teaching institutions (including Waverley Girls High School, King David and Damelin College) and is known particularly for her years […]

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Beth Armstrong Biography

Johannesburg sculptor Beth Armstrong works primarily with metal, exploring “lines in relation to lines in various densities and looseness”.  Known primarily as a sculptor whose works have featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions, Armstrong has also explored printmaking extensively, and collaborated with the David Krut Print Workshop on a series of monotypes in 2013. […]

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