Resumé

BORN: Johannesburg, South Africa, 1952

ART EDUCATION [dropdown_box expand_text=”art education” show_more=”show” show_less=”hide” start=”hide”]

RIJKSACADEMIE VOOR BEELDENDE KUNST, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1973-74.

STAATLICHE KUNSTAKADEMIE DÜSSELDORF, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1972-73.

EMILIO VEDOVA, Venice, Italy, 1971.

INTERNATIONALE SOMMERAKADEMIE, Salzburg, Austria, 1971. ROME PRIZE.

KONINKLIJKE ACADEMIE VOOR BEELDENDE KUNST, ’sHertogenbosch, Netherlands, 1971.

MICHAELIS SCHOOL OF FINE ART, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 1970.[/dropdown_box]

PHILOSOPHY EDUCATION[dropdown_box expand_text=”philosophy education” show_more=”show” show_less=”hide” start=”hide”]

Ph.D., UNIVERSITY FOR HUMANIST STUDIES, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1998.

Drs.Phil., (cum laude) UNIVERSITY OF UTRECHT, Netherlands, 1979.

B.A., (cum laude), UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA, 1973.[/dropdown_box]

EXHIBITIONS (*Solo)[dropdown_box expand_text=”exhibitions” show_more=”show” show_less=”hide” start=”hide”]

2015 *SOLO EXHIBITION. Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town

2014 BENNETON CANVASES EXHIBITION. July-August, Ca’ dei Carraresi, Treviso, Italy

November – January 2015, Museo Bilotti, Rome, Italy

STILL, Johans Borman Fine Art, Cape Town

MAGICUS, D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch

FROM THE HEART, Curated by Carol Hodes. Christopher Møller Gallery, Cape Town

2013 VANITAS. Curated by Clare Menck. AVA, Cape Town; Dawid Ras, Johannesburg; Ron Belling Museum, Port Elizabeth; D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch; KKNK Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn

TWO MAN SHOW with Ingrid Winterbach, IS Art, Franschhoek Literary Festival

2012 *PEDESTRIAN PAINTINGS, KZNSA, Durban

RED, KZNSA Members’ Exhibition – Second Prize

2011 *PEDESTRIAN PAINTINGS, Pretoria Art Museum; Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg; William Humphries Art Museum, Kimberley; Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein; Woordfees Arts Festival, Stellenbosch

INTERIORS AND STILL LIFES, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg

2009 JOHANNESBURG ART FAIR, KZNSA booth.

GREEN, KZNSA Members’ Exhibition – First Prize

2008 EKURHULENI ART AWARDS, Kempton Park – Winner of Merit Award for Painting

IS THERE STILL LIFE? CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN SOUTH AFRICAN STILL LIFE PAINTING. Curated by Michael Godby. Sanlam Art Gallery, Bellville

SUMMER EXHIBITION, Strydom Gallery, George

MUSE 08, KKNK National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn;  iArt Gallery, Cape Town

STIL, KKNK National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn

SPIERCONTEMPORARY Finalists’ exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery

2007 SPIERCONTEMPORARY Finalists’ exhibition, Spier Estate, Stellenbosch

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

*HIDING BEHIND SIMPLE THINGS, KZNSA, Durban; Pretoria Art Museum

2006 *HIDING BEHIND SIMPLE THINGS, University of Stellenbosch Art Museum; University of Johannesburg Art Museum; Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom; Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein; Grahamstown National Arts Festival

PORTRAITS. KZNSA Members’ Exhibition

2005 AFFORDABLE ART SHOW, artSpace Durban

SUMMER EXHIBITION, Strydom Gallery, George

PAEAN TO PAINT, artSpace Durban

EKURHULENI ART AWARDS, Kempton Park (One of 15 finalists)

*IN SEARCH OF THE EVERYDAY, 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, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

CENTENARY MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION, Natal Society for the Arts, Durban (Third prize)

2004 AFFORDABLE ART SHOW, artSpace Durban

TWO NATIONS, ONE HEART, Umoja Gallery, Boulder, Colorado

ROSE KORBER’S ART SALON IN THE BAY, Bay Hotel, Cape Town

TREVOR MAKHOBA HERITAGE EXHIBITION, BAT Centre, Durban

FINALISTS’ EXHIBITION, BRETT KEBBLE ART AWARDS, Cape Town International Convention Centre

LANDSCAPES, RAU Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

OPENING SHOW, Umoja Gallery, Boulder, Colorado

GESCHEIDLE BOOTH, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, January

2003 *MEDITATIONS ON THE EVERYDAY. Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

FINALISTS’ EXHIBITION, BRETT KEBBLE ART AWARDS, Cape Town International Convention Centre

*MEDITATIONS ON THE EVERYDAY. NSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa

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, South Africa. Curated by Jill Addleson. (Exhibition travelled to 10 other museums and galleries in South Africa)

DOODLES: AN EXHIBITION OF SERIOUS DRAWINGS. NSA Gallery, Durban

WINE. NSA Gallery, Durban. (First prize for work in traditional medium)

2001 JABULISA 2000: THE ART OF KWAZULU-NATAL. Durban Art Gallery. (Exhibition travelled to 9 other museums and galleries in South Africa)

“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, South Africa

NATAL ARTS TRUST BIENNALE. Technikon Natal Art Gallery, Durban

MEMBER’S EXHIBITION. NSA Gallery, Durban

1999 “BLOOM” EXHIBITION. NSA Gallery, Durban. Curated by Bren Brophy

MEMBER’S EXHIBITION. NSA Gallery, Durban

*SOLO EXHIBITION. NSA Gallery, Durban

1998 CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION. NSA Gallery, Durban[/dropdown_box]

AWARDS & HONOURS[dropdown_box expand_text=”awards & honours” show_more=”show” show_less=”hide” start=”hide”]

2014 PRIZE FOR BEST FINE ART EXHIBITION FOR ‘MAGICUS’, group exhibition with 5 other artists at D-Street Gallery, Woordfees Arts Festival, Stellenbosch

2012 AMPERSAND FOUNDATION RESIDENCY in New York

2010 FIRST PRIZE IN PAINTING CATEGORY for Vuleka competition, art-b, Bellville

2009 FIRST PRIZE at the KwaZulu-Natal Society for the Arts Members’ Exhibition and Competition

2008 MERIT AWARD FOR PAINTING, Ekurhuleni Art Awards, Kempton Park

2007 FINALIST for SpierContemporary Awards (biggest art awards in South Africa)

2005 FINALIST for Brett Kebble Art Awards (at time biggest art awards in South Africa)

2005 ONE OF 15 FINALISTS at Ekurhuleni Art Awards, Kempton Park

2005 Solo show “Bepeinsinge oor die alledaagse” NOMINATED FOR PRIZE FOR BEST SHOW at the KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2005 THIRD PRIZE at Natal Society for the Arts Centenary Exhibition and Competition

2004 FINALIST for Brett Kebble Art Awards (at time biggest art awards in South Africa)

2003 FINALIST for Brett Kebble Art Awards (at time biggest art awards in South Africa)

2002 FIRST PRIZE for work in traditional medium, “Wine” exhibition, NSA Gallery, Durban

1971 ROME PRIZE of the Internationale Sommerakademie, Salzburg, Austria, enabling a stay at the Austrian Cultural Institute in Rome.[/dropdown_box]

REVIEWS & ARTICLES ON GOUWS’ PAINTINGS – most of these available on this website under “About”

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2011 THE PICTURE STARES BACK

Gerhard Schoeman. Art South Africa (Volume 10, Issue 1, 2011). Reprinted in Pedestrian Paintings

catalogue.

2011 DIE SKOONHEID VAN DIE ONSIGBARE – ANDRIES GOUWS SONDER PANTSER. (THE

BEAUTY OF THE INVISIBLE – ANDRIES GOUWS WITHOUT ARMOUR)

Interview with Murray la Vita, By (2 page spread; supplement to Burger, Beeld and Die Volksblad) 26 February 2011.

2009 Gouws’s fascination of dirty pretty feet

Steve Kretzmann. SA Art Times, December 2008/January 2009

2007 Vulnerabilities

Prof. Deborah Posel, WISER. Catalogue to the SpierContemporary 2007 Art Awards finalists’ exhibition, p. 24-27.

2007 Andries Gouws

2 page spread, ClassicFeel, March 2007, p. 70-71

2007 Ek verberg my agter eenvoudige dinge, sodat jy my sal vind (I HIDE BEHIND SIMPLE THINGS, SO THAT YOU’LL FIND ME)

Kirby van der Merwe. 2 page spread, Beeld, 10 Feb 2007. Subsequently also in Die Burger & Die Volksblad.

2007 The art of less is more

Craig Canavan. The Weekender, 10-11 February 2007.

2006 Improvisasies op ‘n trek met Stuttafords (IMPROVISATIONS ON A REMOVAL WITH STUTTAFORDS FURNITURE MOVERS)

Prof. Marlene van Niekerk, University of Stellenbosch. 2 page spread; Burger, 2 December 2006, subsequently also in Beeld and Die Volksblad

2006 Die gewone as sneller vir die vlug. Hiding behind simple things Andries Gouws & Drawing is Ingrid Winterbach

Bettie Lambrecht: Beeld, 20 October 2006

2006 Lived time: Andries Gouws’ solitary paintings

Dr. Gerhard Schoeman, University of the Free State. Art South Africa (Volume 5, Issue 2, 2006)

2005 Andries Gouws: Hiding behind simple things

Alex Sudheim. Art South Africa (Volume 4, Issue 2, 2005) One of 18 painters featured in special issue on “Painting in South Africa”

2003 Intimate and Personal Revelation. An exhibition of new works by Andries Gouws

Marianne Meijer. Artsmart website, September 2003.[/dropdown_box]

TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN THE ARTS [dropdown_box expand_text=”teaching experience” show_more=”show” show_less=”hide” start=”hide”]

PAINTING WORKSHOPS at University of Stellenbosch Art Gallery, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, 2006; University of The Free State, 2008; since 2013 regular 5 and 9 day workshops in my Stellenbosch studio, as well as elsewhere in the country (Durbanville, Stanford, Clanwilliam, Paternoster, Centurion).

PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMME, UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL, DURBAN, South Africa. Undergraduate and postgraduate courses on aesthetics, Hegel’s aesthetics, Bourdieu’s theory of distinction, XXth Century Intellectual Movements and Literary Theory, 1991-2012.

DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH, South Africa. Taught Philosophy of Art and History of Art, 1988-1990.[/dropdown_box]

PUBLICATIONS ON ART & CULTURE [dropdown_box expand_text=”publications” show_more=”show” show_less=”hide” start=”hide”]

2013 Louw se ‘Terugkoms’ stroop, gee energieDie Burger, 8 March.

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, pp. 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 AnxietyMetapsychology website. http://metapsychology.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=book&id=821&cn=395

1988 “The Post-Modernist’s Progress, or: Bluff your way in Post-Modernism”, J. Literary Studies 4 (3), Sept. 1988, p. 314-326.[/dropdown_box]