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Biography

1964
Born In Johannesburg, South Africa.
1985
Four years taxidermy and museum display art at Rondevlei Nature Reserve, Cape Town
1993
Moved to farm and built own studio and bronze foundry, Stellenbosch, South Africa
1997
Completed commission for Mr J. Rupert - installation of eighteen life-size Leopard sculptures, Leopard Creek Country Club, Malelane, South Africa
1999
'Recent Cat Sculpture' exhibitions -
  • Schoongezicht Manor, Rustenberg Wine Estate in association with The Everard Read Gallery, Stellenbosch
  • The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
  • The Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man
2001
Exhibitions of recent work -
  • Summer Exhibition, The Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
  • Art London 2001 in association with The Everard Read Gallery, Duke of York's Barracks, London
  • Toronto International Art & Antiques Fair in association with Miriam Shiell Fine Art, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
  • Dallas International Art & Antiques Fair in association with Miriam Shiell Fine Art, Dallas International Pavilion
2003
Exhibitions of recent work -
  • Art London 2003 in association with The Everard read Gallery, Burton's Court, London
  • The Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town Waterfront
  • The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
2005
Sabbatical - travels to Tibet
2007
  • 'Predators & Prey' Auction, Christie's South Kensington, London
  • 'Emergence' exhibition in association with The Everard Read Gallery, L'Ormarins Estate, Franschhoek, South Africa
2009
  • Shapeshifting: From Animal to Human, Christie's South Kensington, London
  • Shapeshifting: From Animal to Human, The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
2011
  • 'Predators & Prey II' Auction, Christie's South Kensington, London on 16 June 2011
2013
  • London 13 Art Fair February
  • India – New Delhi – Private Residence March
  • Everard Read Johannesburg – WWF February / March
  • Christie's Private Sale Untamed / Berkeley Square September
1982
Studied Art at the Cape Technicon, Cape Town, South Africa.
1989
Studied painting under Ryno Swart, Ruth Prowse School of Art, Cape Town
1995
Invited to represent South Africa at 'Artists for Nature Foundation Expedition' Cordova, Alaska
1998
HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands opens newly renovated studio premises in Stellenbosch
2000
Exhibitions of recent work -
  • The Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
  • he Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
  • Art London 2000 in association with The Everard Read Gallery, Duke of York's Barracks, London
  • Dallas International Art & Antiques Fair in association with Miriam Shiell Fine Art, Dallas International Pavilion, Dallas
  • Toronto International Art fair in association with Miriam Shiell Fine Art, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
2002
Exhibitions of recent work -
  • Summer Exhibition, The Everard Read gallery, Cape Town Waterfront
  • Art London 2002 in association with The Everard read Gallery, Duke of York's Barracks, London
  • Home of Gordon Getty in association with The Africa Foundation, San Francisco
2004
Exhibition of recent work, Art London 2004 in association with The Everard Read Gallery, Burton's Court, London
2006
Exhibition of Female Nudes, Art London 2006 in association with The Everard Read Gallery, Burton's Court, London
2008
  • Predators & Prey urban outdoor sculpture installation of 23 life-size bronzes in town of Stellenbosch
  • 'Shapeshifting - from animal to human' exhibition, Rupert Museum, Stellenbosch
2010
  • Untamed - Oude Bank, Stellenbosch
  • Untamed: Exploring the Lost Balance Between Humankind and Nature, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town
2012
  • Johannesburg Art Fair September
2014
  • Solo Presentation at Masterpiece, John Martin Gallery, London September