Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Museum Representation

South Africa
Germany
USA

Memberships

Gallery Representation

Education, Seminars, Workshops & Experience

2020

  • Social Media Marketing, online short course, University of Cape Town

2019

2017

  • Ngwenya Glass International Design Workshop, Ngwenya Glass, Eswatini (Swaziland). Directed by Peter Bremers (Netherlands), with Davide Salvatore (Murano, Italy) and other international master blowers.

2016

2015

  • Roger Ballen Photography Workshop, 1 Fox St., Johannesburg

2003

2003

  • Glass Art Society Conference, Seattle, USA

2000

1992 – 1997

  • Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.Courses:
    • Sculpture
      • Glass
        • General & Figure Drawing
        • Printmaking
        • Photography

Awards, Acknowledgements & Publications

2019

  • Corning Museum of Glass, USA – Pocket Lens, Contemporary Glass Collection
  • Glasmuseum Frauenau, Germany – Skull – Lion, Contemporary Glass Collection
  • Glasmuseum Lette, Germany – Dot #1, Contemporary Glass Collection
  • Artsy – Published works with Bellart Galley, Vienna
  • Elected Committee Member of the Association of Arts, Pretoria 2019-2020

2018

  • New Glass Now, 40th Anniversary of New Glass Review, Publication and exhibition of juried works at the Corning Museum of Glass, USA (May 2019 – January 2020)
  • Arts & Crafts Design Award – Online juried publication
  • Elected Committee Member of the Association of Arts, Pretoria 2018-2019

2017

  • New Glass Review 38, Schiesheim Session,Annual Juried publication of International Glass Art, Corning Museum of Glass, USA
  • Elected Committee Member of the Association of Arts, Pretoria 2017-2018

2016

  • Pretoria Art Museum’s new acquisitions and permanent collection with There’s an Animal in here…
  • Glass Art, 112 Contemporary International Artists by Barbara Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney, published by Schiffer Books
  • Lothar Böttcher, Artist: Selected Work 2016 by Lothar Böttcher and in the collection of the Rakow Research Library, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, USA
  • Donation of Prismatic Gadget to the Glass Art Society’s Auction at the GAS Conference, Corning, USA

2015

  • Aesthetica Magazine – Inspector
  • Arts & Crafts Design Award – Online publication

2014

  • Glasmuseum Hadamar, Germany – Glass Vuvuzela and beaded carry case.

2011

  • New Glass Review 32, Annual Juried publication of International Glass Art, Corning Museum of Glass, USA

2010

  • Bonhams – South African and Modern African Art Auction, VuvuAfrica (Glass Vuvuzela in beaded wire case)
  • Publication of work in Best of Worldwide Glass Artists book

2007

  • ABSA L’Atelier Competition 2007, Top 10 Finalist

2004

  • FNB Vita Craft Now, Bus Factory, Newtown, Jhb. – Bronze award

2002

  • Internationaler Glaskunstpreis 2002, Rheinbach, Germany, 3rd Place Award
  • Publication of work in Neues Glas/New Glass Magazine

Recent Group Exhibitions

2020

  • The Pandemic Project, an online collaboration with the University of Johannesburg Arts & Culture and UJ Choir
  • Around the World in 80 Days, Waldmuseum Zwiesel, Germany
  • Affordable Art Exhibition, Association of Arts, Pretoria
  • Annual Members Exhibition, Association of Arts, Pretoria
  • “Ist das noch Kunsthandwerk?”, Handwerkskammer Düsseldorf, Germany
  • “Beyond”, group exhibition by M Dawid Ras, Sandton, South Africa

2019

  • SculptX 2019, The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg
  • Ibiza Art Fair 2019, Santa Eulalia del Rio, Ibiza (Bellart Gallery, Vienna)
  • Bellart collection, Bellart Gallery, Vienna, Austria
  • Grit & Wheels, Schiesheim, Germany
  • Star Sailors, 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, The Viewing Room, Brooklyn, Pretoria
  • New Glass Now, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA
  • VitroFestival Romont, Vitromusée, Romont, Switzerland (Bellart Gallery, Vienna)
  • World Art Day, Association of Arts, Pretoria
  • Murmurs Of Earth, Art On Avenues, Somerset West
  • Blow Your Sculpture, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria (Curator & Participant)
  • Annual Members Exhibition, Association of Arts, Pretoria

2018

  • See Art – Contemporary Drawing, Gallery 2, Johannesburg. Curated by Derek Zietsman.
  • Back to the Future – Contemporary Glass Inspired by the Past, Association of Arts, Pretoria. (Curator & Participant)
  • Individual Voices, Art Box Gallery, Pretoria. A group exhibition of TUT Alumina curated by Jan van der Merwe.
  • The Spring Art Collective, Mall of Africa, Johannesburg. Curated by Julie Miller Art Institute.
  • SculptX, The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg Indestructible, Trent Gallery, Pretoria. Curated by Anna Liebenberg.
  • In The Forests Of The Night, Circa on Jellicoe, Johannesburg
  • Assumption, Trent Gallery, Pretoria. Curated by Anna Liebenberg.
  • Snake Eyes 3.0, in collaboration with Christo Niemandt, Fried Contemporary, Pretoria. Curated by Found Collective.
  • See Art – Contemporary Abstract, Gallery 2, Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood, Johannesburg. Curated by Derek Zietsman
  • Annual Members Exhibition, Association of Arts, Pretoria

2017

  • Stable 2017, The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg
  • Material +Form, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr- Grenzhausen, Germany
  • The George Bizos 90th Birthday Celebration & SAHETI Scholarship Fund Artists Draw Fundraiser, Sponsored two works for fundraiser exhibition.
  • 1200 Degrees Celcius, Anecdotes Gallery & Project Space, 1 Eloff St., Joziburg Lane, Johannesburg
  • Lothar Böttcher & Sotiris Moldovanos, Dawid Ras Gallery, Sandhurst, Johannesburg
  • Snake Eyes 2.0, Aardklop National Arts Festival, Potchefstroom. Curated by Found Collective and collaborated with Christo Niemandt.
  • SculptX, The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg
  • Art@ The Clocktower, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg. Represented by Millennium Gallery.
  • See Art, Association of Arts, Pretoria, curated by Derek Zietsman.
  • Glass Sculpture – Now For Something Completely Different, with Lothar Böttcher and Maxi Pretorius, Julie Miller Investment Art Institute, Mall of Africa, Midrand.
  • Vernissage – Group Exhibition, Moor Gallery, Franschhoek.
  • Mute Wisdom, Almenkerk Wine Estate, Elgin, Western Cape. Curated by Gordon Froud

2016

  • Vernissage – Group Exhibition, Moor Gallery, Franschhoek. Prime Meridian, Trent Gallery, Pretoria, curated by Anna Liebenberg.
  • Emil Kováč in Action, Glass workshop and exhibition by Smelt Glass Studio and View Gallery, Norwood, Johannesburg.
  • Bending Light, with Kleonicki Vanos, North West University Gallery and Aardklop National Art Festival, Potchefstroom.
  • Blow Your Sculpture, Pretoria Art Museum (Cool Capital 2016)
  • Blow Your Sculpture, Pretoria Botanical Gardens (Cool Capital 2016)
  • Out of the Fire, Into the Light – Contemporary South African Glass Exhibition, Art Association Pretoria.
  • Non-Place, Moor Gallery, Franschhoek, curated by Elfriede Dreyer
  • Beyond the Limit – Sculptural Glass, St. Lorient Fashion & Art Gallery, Brooklyn, Pretoria
  • Glass Art Society Conference, Corning, NY, USA – Donated work for Silent Auction
  • 1st Jozi Inner City Courtyard Sculpture Exhibition, curated by Gordon Froud, No.1 Eloff St., Johannesburg “Liquid”, group show by Smelt Glass Studio and Friends, at View Gallery, Norwood, Johannesburg
  • “it’s an artist’s prerogative!”, group exhibition, Art It Is, Johannesburg
  • “Thresholds (in)between Glasses”, group show curated by Thabang Monoa for his masters degree at Art It Is, Johannesburg
  • “Ad Hoc”, pop-up group show at the Mince Festival, Cullinan

2015

  • FNB Collectors Lounge, Johannesburg Art Fair, curated by Dewald Prinsloo, Ebony Franschoek
  • “The Games People Play”, group show curated by Gordon Froud and Yannis John Generalis, Aardklop National Art Festival, Potchefstroom.
  • “Betwixt and Between”, South African Glass Artists, curated by Thabang Monoa for Aardklop National Art Festival, Potchefstroom.
  • Dawid Ras, Collections a group show, Sandton, Johannesburg.
  • Eclectic Group show, Halifax Art, Parkhurst, Johannesburg Jozi(Pty)Ltd., group show at Art It Is, Johannesburg
  • Upcycle Chic, group show at Art It Is, Johannesburg
  • Jozi Land Art, Autumn show by Site Specific Land Art, Emmarentia Botanical Gardens, Johannesburg
  • “Reflections”, group show curated by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust, Stellenbosch.

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