N O R M A N    C A T H E R I N E

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UNTITLED #1 - Suite of 6 Screenprints

UNTITLED #2 - Suite of 6 Screenprints

UNTITLED #5 - Suite of 6 Screenprints

UNTITLED #3 - Suite of 6 Screenprints

UNTITLED #4 - Suite of 6 Screenprints

UNTITLED #6 - Suite of 6 Screenprints




Ping Pong


King Ferd III


Road Show


You are Under my Spell





Biographical Notes

1949    Born 30 September, in East London, South Africa    
1967/8 Studied at East London Technical College Art School
1970/1  Worked as a commercial artist in Johannesburg
1972    Became full-time fine artist
1973    Began participation with Prof. Walter Battiss on the Fook Island Project
1975    Began building home, Fook Manor, at Hartbeespoort Dam designed by Stanley Saitowitz
1981    Worked for R.O. Blechman, New York on animation project, Stravinsky's "La Histoire du Soldat"
1984/5 Spent a year in New York & Los Angeles
1995    Graphic Novel, The Legend of Memo the Hierophant, created with Allan Cameron, published by Orion Books, UK
1999    Married Janet Walker after 33 years together
2000    Monograph: 'Norman Catherine' published by Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

Solo Exhibitions

1969    Herbert Evans Gallery, Johannesburg
1970    Motif Gallery, East London
1971    N.S.A. Gallery, Durban
1972    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1973    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1974    Goodman-Wolman Gallery, Cape Town
1976    Gallery 21, Johannesburg
1977    No 13 Abel Road Gallery, Johannesburg
1978    Kunsthandel SIAU,Amsterdam, Holland
1979    Gallery 21, Johannesburg
            Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg (Retrospective exhibition 1969-1979)
1980    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1982    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
            Gowlett Gallery, Cape Town        
1984    S.A. Association of Arts, Windhoek, Namibia
1985    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1986    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg (Fook Island - Walter Battiss Commemoration Exhibition)
            S.A. Association of Arts, Pretoria
            Gallery 21, Johannesburg (100 works from Pelmama Collection)
            Area-X Gallery, New York, USA
1987    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1991    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1994    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1995    Espace XL, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2000    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
2002    Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
2004    Urban Mutations, Moba Art Gallery, Brussels
2004    Now & Then Retrospective, Pretoria Art Museum
            Now & Then Retrospective, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein
2005    Now & Then Retrospective, University of Stellenbosch Art Museum
            Past to Present, 34 Long Street Fine Art, Cape Town
            Now & Then Retrospective, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, Port Elizabeth
            Now & Then Retrospective, Durban Art Gallery
            Now & Then Retrospective,Polokwane Art Gallery
2006    Now & Then Retrospective, Johannesburg Art Gallery
            Dualities, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

Selected Group Exhibitions

Numerous in South Africa to date

1972    Galleria d'Arte L'Orizonte, Senigallia, Italy
1973    Galerie Daniel Gervis, Paris, France
1975    Art Basel 6' 75, Switzerland
1981    Art Expo, San Francisco, USA
            Art Expo, Los Angeles, USA
            Defense Art Gallery, Paris, France
1985    Soker-Kaseman Gallery, San Francisco, USA
            Tributaries Exhibition, Johannesburg & Germany (Touring)
1986    Area-X Gallery, New York, USA
1987    Art 18 ' 87, Basel, Switzerland     
1989    Art 20' 89, Basel, Switzerland
1990    Stuart Levy Gal., New York, USA (Anti-Apartheid)
            Oxford Museum, Oxford, England (Touring)
1993    Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
            Graphica Creativa, Jyvaskyla, Finland
1994    Cuban Biennial, Havana, CUBA &  Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
1995    Seven Stories about Modern Art In Africa, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK
            On The Road, Delfina Studio Trust Gallery, London
            Mayibuye i Afrika, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK
1996    Modern Konst i Afrika, Malmö, Sweden
            Common and Uncommon Ground, Atlanta, USA
            Chicago Art Fair, Chicago, USA (May)
            Adelson Galleries, New York, USA
            Art 27'96, Basel, Switzerland
            Colours, Zeignössische Kunst aus Südafrika, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
1997    South Africa, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2000    Zeignössische Kunst aus Südafrika, Bayer AG, Leverkussen, Germany
2002    L'humour dans i'art contemporain, Espace Belleville, Paris, France
            Passport to South Africa, Centro Culterale Trevi, Bolzano, Italy
            Natural Born Painters, Galerie W, Paris, France
2003    Brett Kebble Awards, Cape Town
2004    'Identity - The ID of South African Artists' Exhibition  Scheveningen
2006    '1er Salon d'Art Contemporain Africain', Brussels, Belgium

Public Collections

S.A. National Gallery, Cape Town
Johannesburg Municipal Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
Durban Art Gallery, Durban
Ann Bryant Art Gallery, East London
Sandton Municipal Art Gallery, Sandton
Oliwenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein
University of South Africa, Pretoria
Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
University of Natal, Durban
Walter Battiss Museum, Somerset East
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, Port Elizabeth
Roodepoort Public Library, Roodepoort
Department of National Education
Carnegie Art Gallery, Newcastle
Gauteng Legislature, Johannesburg
Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Reserve Bank of South Africa
University of Stellenbosch Art Museum

Corporate Collections

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, USA
Mobil Court Art Collection, Cape Town
Volkskas Bank, Pretoria
Everite Ltd, Johannesburg
Premier Milling Co, Johannesburg
Trust Bank, Johannesburg
Bankorp, Johannesburg
Standard Bank, Johannesburg
Sasol Art Collection
World Bank, Johannesburg
BHP Billiton, Johannesburg
World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland
Union Bank of Switzerland, Sandton
Telkom, Johannesburg
Absa Bank, Johannesburg
Pelmama Art Collection, Basel, Switzerland
Vodacom, Cape Town
Berardo Foundation, Portugal
Sanlam Ltd., Bellville
Fortis Circustheatre, Scheveningen, Holland

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