Andries Gouws

Andries Gouws
    

 Biography
1952    Born Johannesburg, South Africa

Art Education
1973-74    Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1972-73    Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1971    Emilio Vedova, Venice, Italy
1971    Internationale Sommerakademie, Salzburg, Austria (Rome Prize)
1971    Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunst, ’s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
1970    Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

Philosophy Education
1998    Ph.D., University for Humanist Studies, Utrecht, Netherlands
1979    Drs.Phil., (cum laude) University of Utrecht, Netherlands
1973    B.A., (cum laude), University of South Africa

 

 Solo and Group Exhibitions
2011    Pedestrian Paintings, Travelling Solo Exhibition. KZNSA, Durban (2012); Pretoria Art Museum; Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg; William Humphreys Art Museum, Kimberley; Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein; Woordfees Arts Festival, Stellenbosch
    Summer Exhibition, Strydom Gallery, George
2010    Vuleka Art Competition, Art-b, Bellville. First Prize for Painting in Oil Or Acrylic
2009    Johannesburg Art Fair, KZNSA Booth
    Summer Exhibition, Strydom Gallery, George
    Green, KZNSA Members’ Exhibition
2008    Ekurhuleni Art Awards Finalists’ Exhibition, Kempton Park
    Summer Exhibition, Strydom Gallery, George
    Stil, KKNK National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn
    Muse 08, iArt Gallery, Cape Town; KKNK National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn
SpierContemporary2007 Finalists’ Exhibition, Spier Estate, Stellenbosch; Johannesburg Art Gallery (2008)
    Summer Exhibition, Strydom Gallery, George
    Is There Still Life? Continuity and Change in South African Still Life Painting. Curated by Michael Godby. Old Town House, Cape Town; Sanlam Art Gallery, Bellville (2008)
2006    Hiding Behind Simple Things, Solo Exhibition. University of Stellenbosch Art Museum; University of Johannesburg Art Museum; Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom; Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein; Grahamstown National Arts Festival; KZNSA, Durban (2008); Pretoria Art Museum (2008)
    Portraits. KZNSA Members’ Exhibition
2005     Affordable Art Show, Artspace Durban
    Summer Exhibition, Strydom Gallery, George
    Paean to Paint, Artspace Durban
    Ekurhuleni Art Awards Finalists’ Exhibition, Kempton Park
    In Search of The Everyday, Solo Exhibition, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town
    Senderos Mexicanos: Paths to Mexico and Back [Part II]. Museo Regional De Michoacan, Morelia, Mexico
    Bepeinsinge oor die alledaagse, Solo Exhbition, KKNK, Oudtshoorn
    Centenary Members’ Exhibition, Natal Society for The Arts, Durban
2004    Affordable Art Show, Artspace Durban
    Two Nations, One Heart, Umoja Gallery, Boulder, Colorado
2004    Rose Korber’s Art Salon in the Bay, Bay Hotel, Cape Town
    Trevor Makhoba Heritage Exhibition, BAT Centre, Durban
    Brett Kebble Art Awards, Finalists’ Exhibition, Cape Town International Convention Centre
    Landscapes, RAU Gallery, Johannesburg
    Opening Show, Umoja Gallery, Boulder, Colorado
    Gescheidle Booth, San Francisco International Art Exhibition, January 2004
2003    Meditations on the Everyday. Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    Brett Kebble Art Awards, Finalists’ Exhibition, Cape Town International Convention Centre
    Meditations on the Everyday. Solo Exhibition, NSA Gallery, Durban
    Recent Acquisitions, Durban Art Gallery
    Miniatures. NSA Gallery, Durban
2002    The Gift of Art. Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, California
    About Looking at Things. Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Ill.
    Untold Tales of Magic. Durban Art Gallery, Durban & 10 Other Museums and Galleries in South Africa. Curated by Jill Addleson
    Doodles: An Exhibition of Serious Drawings. NSA Gallery, Durban
    Wine. NSA Gallery, Durban
2001    “30x30 cm”. NSA Gallery, Durban
    Storyboard. NSA Gallery, Durban. Curated by Storm Jansen Van Rensburg
2000    Jabulisa 2000: The Art of Kwazulu-Natal. Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg & 10 Other Museums and Galleries in South Africa
    Natal Arts Trust Biennale. Technikon Natal Art Gallery, Durban
    Members’ Exhibition. NSA Gallery, Durban
1999    Bloom. NSA Gallery, Durban. Curated by Bren Brophy
    Members’ Exhibition. NSA Gallery, Durban
    Solo Exhibition. NSA Gallery, Durban
1998    Christmas Exhibition. NSA Gallery, Durban

Awards and Honours
2011    Six Month Painting Residency at Stias (Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study) as Guest of Director
2010    First Prize for Painting in Oil or Acrylic, Vuleka Art Competition, Art-B, Bellville.
2009    First Prize at the Kwazulu-Natal Society for The Arts Members’ Exhibition and Competition
2008    Merit Award (i.e., 1st Prize) for Painting, Ekurhuleni Art Awards, Kempton Park
2007    Finalist for SpierContemporary2007 Awards
2005    Finalist for Brett Kebble Art Awards    
2005    Finalist for Ekurhuleni Art Awards, Kempton Park
2004    Finalist for Brett Kebble Art Awards
2003    Finalist for Brett Kebble Art Awards
2002     First Prize for Work in Traditional Medium, “Wine” Exhibition, NSA Gallery, Durban
1971    Rome Prize of the Internationale Sommerakademie, Salzburg, Austria, including a stay at the Austrian Cultural Institute in Rome

 

Publications on Art and Culture
2008    Looking At Paintings. (Educational Supplement to my Hiding Behind Simple Things Exhibition Catalogue)
2008    “Ingrid Winterbach as skrywer en as beeldende kunstenaar – enkele beskouings”. Stilet, March 2008, p. 8-41
2007    “Nought for Your Pleasure, Nought for Your Desire” – Text in Johann Louw Midcareer Retrospective Exhibition Catalogue
2006    “Visceral Intelligence” – Review of Janine Allen Exhibition at the KZNSA, Durban. ArtSA, Winter 2006
2004    “El Greco in New York”. Fragmente 12/13, p. 88-95
2002    “One and a Half Cheers for Theory - a Subjective View.” NewSArt, May 2002
2001    Review of Sue Taylor: Hans Bellmer: The Anatomy of Anxiety. Metapsychology Website.  HYPERLINK "http://metapsychology.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=book&id=821&cn=395" Http://Metapsychology.Mentalhelp.Net/Poc/View_Doc.Php?Type=Book&Id=821&Cn=395
1989    'Die ware Machiavelli skryf aan sy Narcissa', De Kat, July 1989, p. 80-83
1988    “The Post-Modernist’s Progress, or: Bluff your Way in Post-Modernism”, J. Literary Studies 4 (3), Sept. 1988, p. 314-326









Exhibitions at the KZNSA

Pedestrian Paintings
Main Gallery