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Studio: 501 TOLLGATE INDUSTRIAL CENTRE 12 RAVENSCRAIG ROAD, WOODSTOCK, CAPE TOWN, South Africa, .
Telephone: 021 448 3203
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Web-site: www.clementina.co.za
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Joined on: 2008-06-17
Last Updated: 2014-01-14

Background History

Background History

1952 : Born Johannesburg, South Africa

Academic Qualifications:
1969 : Matriculated Parktown Convent, Johannesburg
1975 : B.A. History of Art, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
1977 : National Diploma (Ceramics)
Technikon Witwatersrand, now University of Johannesburg
1983 : National Higher Diploma (Ceramics) Technikon Witwatersrand, now University of Johannesburg

Commerical and Training Experience:

1973 - 1975 : Student part - time assistant, History of Art Library, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1978 : Co-facilitator (with Ronnie van der Walt) at Bitou Crafts, Knysna
1978 - 1982 : Co-owner (with Ronnie van der Walt) Things Gallery and Studio, Johannesburg
1983 - 1988 : Lecturer, Ceramic Dept., School of Art and Design, Technikon Witwatersrand
1984 - 1986 : Stall holder at Market Theatre flea market, Johannesburg
1985 - 1987 : Member of Market Gallery Advisory Board,Johannesburg
1986 - 1987 : Trustee of Market Theatre Foundation, Johannesburg (Representing Market Gallery)
1987 - 1988 : Co-owner (with Suzette Munnik) of The Exit, Market Theatre Precinct, Johannesburg
1989 - 1991 : Own studio at Daljosafat Arts Foundation  (Paarl) making exhibition work and ceramics for exclusive shops and galleries
1989 - 1991 : Member of selection panel at Daljosafat Arts Foundation
1992 - 1995 : Own studio in historic home (National Monument) Paarl
1996 - 2002 : Commercial studio and craft shop in old wine cellar at Parys Farm outside Paarl, training and employment of 8 local people who assist in decorating tableware.
1998 - 2002 : In partnership with Albie Bailey set up The A.R.T. Gallery (adjacent to above studio) Featuring regular exhibitions of painting, sculpture, graphics and photography
2000 - 2002 : New retail shop “Clementina” in Oranjezicht, Cape Town specialising in ceramics and fine crafts from local projects and other parts of Africa
2001 - 2002: Own private studio incorporated into premises : In partnership with Albie Bailey, set up Bailey’s Barn (Gallery and Ceramic Studio) in Nieu Bethesda in the Karoo. Operational seasonally only.
2002 : Relocated retail outlet and opened together with Albie Bailey, Clementina Ceramics at 28 Hudson Street, de Waterkant, Cape Town
2002 : Relocated production workshop to Dal Josafat industrial area in Paarl. :    Technikon Witwatersrand,  2 week workshop in overglaze techniques for third year students. 
2003 : Re-located all venues to False Bay coast. Personal studio at home in St.James Retail shop - Clementina Ceramics - together with the Albie Bailey A.R.T. Gallery at 20 Main Road, Kalk Bay.
2003 : 2-day marketing workshop together with Albie Bailey working with rural crafters under John Anthony Boerma in Graskop, Mpumalanga
2003 : One-day workshop at the S.A.Museum with visually challenged participants, organised by Sandy Eastwood.
2004 : Sold production studio and the tableware designs to The Africa Cafe, Cape Town Focus on one-off ceramic artworks
2004 : 10day workshop with Albie Bailey at the Shangaan Village outside Hazyview. Under direction of John Anthony Boerma from Artaid who was conducting a training project for Creat eSA
(Skills Development)
2006 : Term at University of Johannesburg, Ceramic Department teaching design and product promotion
2006 : One-day workshop at The South African National Gallery with visually challenged participants, organized by Sandy Eastwood
2007 : Re-located studio and gallery to The Colosseum Building, St.George’s Mall Cape 

Exhibition History - Group Exhibitions

Exhibition History - Group Exhibitions

1984 : Gallery International, Cape Town
1985 : Gallery International, Cape Town
1985 : Helen de Leeuw Gallery, Johannesburg, Title: “Happy Accident”
1986 : Things Gallery, Johannesburg, Teapot Exhibition
1987 : Market Gallery, Johannesburg, Title: “Flashlight”
1987 : Market Gallery, Johannesburg, Advisory, Board Show
1987 : Passe Par Tout, Johannesburg, Title: “High Camp”
1989 : Daljosafat Arts Foundation, Paarl
1989 : Dominicus, Johannesburg
1989 : 157 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, Title: “Sculpture - 12 voices”
1989 : Helen de Leeuw Gallery, Johannesburg, Title: “Rites of Spring”
1990 : Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg, Rhino Art Auction
1990 : Helen de Leeuw Gallery, Johannesburg, Title: “Ceramic Extravaganza and Fabric Fandango
1990 : Klein Teater, Worcestor, Daljosafat Arts, Foundation Group Show
1990 : South African Association of Arts (Western Cape), Cape Town
1990 : Potter’s Shop, Cape Town, Jug Exhibition
1991 : Primart Gallery, Cape Town, Art on the Box
1991 : Helen de Leeuw Gallery, Johannesburg, Title: “Contemporary Ceramics in South Africa”
1992 : Potter’s Shop, Cape Town, Title: “The Winter Blues”
1992 : The Yellow Door, Cape Town, Title: “East West Resonances”
1993 : Karen McKerron Gallery, Johannesburg, Contemporary Vessel Exhibition
1992 : Beuster - Orr Gallery, Pretoria, Ceramic, Exhibition
1993 : The Baxter Gallery of Art, Cape Town, Title: “Colourful and Contemporary Multimedia
1993 : The Art Scene, Cape Town, Title: “Floral Tribute”
1993 : Primart Gallery, Cape Town, Title: “Quintessentially South African”
1993 : Primart Gallery, Cape Town, Title: “Primordial Stirrings”
1993 : Dock Road Venue, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Cape Town Art Festival
1993 : Daljosafat Arts Foundation, Paarl, Fourth Annual Summer Exhibition
1993 : Paarl Museum, Paarl, Title: “Ikons - A Contemporary Perspective”
1993 : 11 Orange St. Paarl, Title: “Affordable Art”
1993 : South African Association of Arts Gallery, (Northern Transvaal), Pretoria Daljosafat Arts Foundation Group Show
1994 : The Exit, Sandton, Title: “Decorabilia”
1994 : Gallery-on-Tyrone, Johannesburg, Title: “Ceramics - sculptural, utilitarian and decorative”
1994 : Hout St. Gallery, Paarl, Title: “Winter Gala”
1994 : Irma Stern Gallery, Cape Town, Title: “The Bride”
1994 : South African Association of Arts Metropolitan, Gallery, Cape Town, Title: “X in EXIT”
1994 : The Cameo Gallery, Stellenbosch, Title: “Vive Les Femmes Créatives”
1995 : Arts Association of Bellville Gallery, Bellville, Daljosafat Arts Foundation Group Show
1995 : Arts Association of Bellville Gallery, Bellville, Title: “The Plate as Canvas”
1995 : Daljosafat Arts Foundation, Paarl, Title: “Green Art”
1995 : Peter Visser Antiques, Cape Town, Group Ceramic Show
1996 : Bayside Gallery, Durban, Group Ceramic Show
1997 : Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, Group Ceramic Show
1998 : The A.R.T. Gallery, Paarl, 11 Ceramic Artists
1998 : Arts Association of Bellville Gallery, Title: “Interpreting Landscape”
1998 : The Potter’s Shop, Cape Town, Title: “Chocolate Exhibition”
1998 : Bay Hotel, Cape Town, Rose Korber Art Salon
1999 : Ibis Gallery, Nieu Bethesda, Title: “The New Linoleum”, Mixed media installation exhibition
2002 : Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Title: Koester, Group exhibition
2003 : Ibis Gallery, Nieu Bethesda, Title:"Thrown and Altered in Nieu Bethesda" With Charmaine Haines and Noelle Obers
2003 : Rose Korber Art Salon
2004 : ”White Heat” - Porcelain exhibition, The A.R.T.Gallery, Kalk Bay
2005 : Espresso cup exhibition, The Framing Workshop, Observatory, Cape Town
2006 : Ceramic Showcase, Red Barn, Melkinthorpe, Penrith, Cumbria , UK
2006 : The Potters Shop, Kalk Bay Cape Town ( with Lisa Firer and Majolandile Dyalvane)
2007 : ‘Greenhouse Effects’ – Group exhibition, The A.R.T.Gallery, Cape Town
2008 : Sgraffito Exhibiton, Roubaix Gallery, Franschoek

Exhibitions - Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions - Solo Exhibitions

1983 : Things Gallery, Johannesburg
1984 : Market Gallery, Johannesburg
1985 : With Suzette Munnik, Market Gallery, Johannesburg
1986 : Market Gallery, Johannesburg
1988 : With Eugene Hön, Cassirer Fine Art, Johannesburg
1989 : The Art Scene, Cape Town
1991 : Dominicus Gallery, Johannesburg
1993 : Ceramic Studio, Paarl
1994 : Ceramic Studio, Paarl
1994 : Gallery of the Bellville Arts Association, Bellville
1995 : With Suzette Munnik, Bright House, Johannesburg, Titled: “Equipment for the Journey, One Path, Two Ways, Three Days”
1997 : With Hylton Nel, Dorp St. Gallery, Stellenbosch
1999 : The A.R.T. Gallery, Paarl. Ceramics and works on paper
2000 : Ceramic Studio, Paarl. Launch of the Africa Range
2001 : The A.R.T. Gallery, Paarl. Ceramics works complemented by Kente cloths from Ghana
2002 : One-person show at UCT Irma Stern Museum Cape Town
2003 : One person show at launch of Café des Arts, Kalk Bay
2003 : One-person show at Krut Art Projects, Johannesburg
2004 : One-person show at UCT Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town
2005 : Show with Keith Dietrich and Karin Preller at The Artspace, Jhb
2006 : One-person show at The Art Space at at Harrie’s Pancakes, Pretoria
2006 : One-person show at MORE, Johannesburg
2006 : One-person show at The UCT Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town
2007 : Retrospective exhibition at Rust-en-Vrede, Durbanville
2008 : One-person show at Kim Sacks Gallery, Johannesburg

Exhibitions - Major Group Exhibitions

Exhibitions - Major Group Exhibitions

1985 : Cape Town Triennial, South African National, Art Gallery, Cape Town
1986 : Recent South African Ceramics, Johannesburg, Art Gallery
1987 : Figurative Sculpture, South African National Gallery, Cape Town
1988 : Clay Plus, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria
1989 : Vita Art Exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery
1991 : Cape Town Triennial, South African National Gallery, Cape Town
1992 : Vita Art Exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery
1993 : Craftart Exhibition, Grahamstown Arts Festival
1993 : Association of Potters of South Africa National Ceramics Bienniale, Johannesburg
1998 : Vita Craft Exhibition, The Castle, Cape Town
2000 : Vita Craft Exhibition, Pretoria
2001 : Vita Craft Exhibition, Klein Karoo Festival
2001 : Kunsindustriemuseet, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 : Association of Potters of South Africa, National Biennale, Cape Town
2004 : South African Embassy, Berlin. "Celebrate South African Craft" - 10 Year Democracy
2004 : Cape Craft and Design Institute, Cape Town International Convention Centre. "Freedom [Ten Years] Exhibition Selected as one of the Craft Icons Mosaic mounted at the CTICC
2004 : Iziko Museums : South African National Gallery. "A Decade of Democracy"
2005 : Selected for Design Indaba 2005, Cape Town International Convention Centre
2006 : Selected for Design Indaba 2006, Cape Town International Convention Centre
2007 : Selected for Design Indaba 2007, Cape Town International Convention Centre
2008 : Selected for Design Indaba 2008. Cape Town International Convention Centre

Exhibitions - International Invitations Exhibitions

Exhibitions - International Invitations Exhibitions

1992 : International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, National Museum of History, Republic of China
1994 : South African Craft Market at Grand Central Station, New York City, U.S.A.
1998 : “Down to Earth: New Ceramics from South Africa” Long House Reserve, New York, U.S.A.
2000 : South African Pavilion, International Trade Fair, Caen, France
2005 : Ceramic Art London 2005, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2006 :  Ceramic Art London 2006, Royal College of Art, London,UK
2006 : Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award Show, Shepparton
2006 : Art Gallery, Australia
2007 : Ceramic  Art London 2007. Royal College of Art, London, UK
2007 : SOFA New York, represented by Reece Galleries at the 67th Armory
2008 : Ceramic Art London 2008, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Commissions

Commissions

1988 : Renaissance wall chargers, Frank’s Restaurant, Sandton
1988 : Crockery, Harridan’s Restaurant, Market Theatre, Johannesburg
1991 - present : Customised crockery, Africa Café, Cape Town
1995 - present : Freshpak Rooibos Tea - Television Commercial and packaging label
1995 - 1997 : Rooibos Tea Board, Promotional teapots (customised)
1997 - present : Crockery, Café de Peer, Holland
1998 : Manager’s Challenge (ABSA) Promotional plates (customised)
1998 : Rainbow Cuisine, Promotional plates (customised)
1999 : Pioneer Foods, Promotional plates (customised)
1999 - present : Crockery, Bayfront Blue Restaurant, Cape Town
1999 : Crockery, Mango’s Restaurant, Cape Town
1999 : Crockery, Zanzibar Restaurant, Cape Town
2000 : Mural border for Captour building entrance, Cape Town. Assisted by Henry Beukes
2002 : Designed tile for cover of the Paarl Tourist Map
2005 : Mural for board room of MAPP SETA offices, Bellville
2006 : Mural for guesthouse 2 Inn 1, Oranjezicht, Cape Town
2007 : Customised mural for Miranda Reekie in memory of her mother

Collections

Collections

Johannesburg Art Gallery
South African National Gallery, Cape Town
Market Theatre Foundation, Johannesburg
Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
William Humphreys Museum, Kimberley
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Awards

Awards

1994 : Molly Fish award for Best Handwork, National Ceramics Biennale
2001 : Finalist Nominee for Alumnus Student of the Year, Technikon Witwatersrand
2007 : Master Crafter at One of a Kind, Decorex, Johannesburg