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LOUIS JANSEN VAN VUUREN
Dusk


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Donald's Dream


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Sienna Dream I - Repose


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Leeukop I


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Leeukop II


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LOUIS JANSEN VAN VUUREN
Leeukop III


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LOUIS JANSEN VAN VUUREN
Cape Panorama #5


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LOUIS JANSEN VAN VUUREN
Cape Panorama #6


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Biography:

Born: 30 January 1949, Middelburg, Mpumalanga. South Africa.

Academic Qualifications

1967-1970 BA Creative Arts Degree, University of Stellenbosch
        Subjects: History of Art; Drawing; Painting; Photography; Anatomy (1 year); Industrial Psychology (1 year); Graphic Design; Typography
1976   BA Honours, History of Art, Cum Laude, University of Stellenbosch

Positions Held
(1) Academic:

1972 - 1973   Appointed lecturer in Art & Design, Natal College for Advanced Technical Education.
1974 - 1983   Appointed lecturer at the Department of Creative Arts, University of Stellenbosch.
1984 - 1993   Appointed lecturer in Graphic Design, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.
1993 - 1999   Promoted ad hominem to Senior Lecturer, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

(2) Related Positions:

1988   Elected Chairman, SA Association of Arts, Western Cape.
1988 - 1992   Board of Trustees, SA National Gallery.
1988 - 1992   Acquisitions Committee, SA National Gallery.
1990 - 1992   Elected as National President, SA Association of Arts.
1990 - 1992   Acquisitions Committee, Department of National Education.
1991 -1992   Member, Foundation for the Creative Arts.
1992   Specialist Member, Framework Committees for Vocational Education, Department of National Education.
1992 - 1993   Editor, SA Arts Calendar
1993   Michaelis Gallery Sub-Committee
1994   Specialist Member/Advisor Sub-Committee, Foundation of the Creative Arts
1994 - 1995   Chairperson, Western Cape, SA Association of Arts
1995   Visual Arts Sub-Committee: WESTAG; Michaelis/Nyanga Extension Project: committee member; Steering Committee: 1995 Venice Biennale: Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology
1996 -1999   Chairman, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.

Teaching Experience:

1972 - 1973   N.C.A.T.E. Durban:
    *History of Arts: I,II,III years
    *Life Drawing: I,II,III years
    *Lithography: II,III years
1974 - 1983   University of Stellenbosch:
    *History of Art: I,II,III,IV and Honours course
    *Painting: I,II,III,IV and Honours course
    *Life Drawing: II,III,IV
1984 - 1998   Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town
    *Graphic Design: I,II,III,IV and Advanced Diploma
    *Illustration: I,II,III,IV and Advanced Diploma
    *History of Graphic Communication: II Year

Administration & Organisational Aspects

1972   Development Curriculi for History of Art I, II & III Developing a two year Life Drawing Program, N.C.A.T.E., Durban
1974-1984   Organized the Postgraduate course in History of Art and Painting, University of Stellenbosch
1983   Organized FOUR - a concept exhibition. SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Organized and chaired a Charity Art Auction for Hunger Relief, SA Red Cross, Western Cape.
1984   Curriculum planning: Graphic Design courses and History of Graphic Communication.
1986   Organized Art Aid exhibition for Flood Victims of Crossroads.
1989   Organized Art Auction for Mother Theresa Sisterhood Fund, Khayelitsha. Organized various exhibitions and administered affairs as Chairman of SA Association for Arts, Western Cape.
1990   Organized South African entry to IL SUD DEL MONDO, International Third World Exhibition, Marsala, Italy.
1991   Co-ordinator Grand-Prix International D'Art Plastique, Nice, France.
1992   Co-ordinator Grand-Prix International D'Art Plastique, Nice, France.
1993   First Vice-Commissioner for the 1993 Venice Biennial - South African entry.

Awards And Scholarships

1975   Maggie Laubser Scholarship, University of Stellenbosch. Tricentenary Foundation Scholarship, Cape Town.

International Exhibitions

1972   World Print Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA.
1987   Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
1991   Tendances dans I'Art Contemporain en Afrique du Sud, Paris.
1994   Crosscurrents. Exhibition of Contemporary South African Art, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
1995   A Window of the New South Africa. Very Special Arts Gallery, Washington, DC.
1998   One-man show, Galerie Akka, Paris
1999   Group Show, Axis Gallery, Chelsea New York. 18 Artists Sud Africains, Palace des Ducs, Dijon
2000   One-man show Galerie AKKA, Paris
2001   Project Conflux - Group Exhibition, Commentary France
2002   Solo Show Maison de L'Amerique Latine de Monaco, M.C. Solo Show Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Group Exhibition Fonds d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Montluçon

Exhibitions In South Africa

1966   First one-man exhibition, Middelburg, Tvl.
1968 - 1970   Various student exhibitions, University of Stellenbosch.
1972   Natal Contemporary Art Exhibition, Art Museum, Durban.
1976   Group Exhibition, Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch.
1977   One-man Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1978   Group Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Worcester. Visions '78 Exhibition, Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch. One-man Exhibition, Pluime Gallery, Stellenbosch.
1979   Group exhibition, Pluime Gallery, Stellenbosch. Kuns Oweral, SFW, Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch. Visions Exhibition, Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch. The Egg in Art, Gallery International, Cape Town. Cape Biennale, SA National Gallery, Cape Town. Christmas Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1980   Festive Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Still Life Exhibition, Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch. Group Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1981   Group Exhibition, Gowlett Gallery, Cape Town. Republic Festival Exhibition, Durban. Harvest Festival Exhibition, Breugel Gallery, Stellenbosch.
1982   Group Exhibition, Sasol, Johannesburg. SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Self Portrait Exhibition, Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch. Peepshow Miniature Exhibition, Department of Creative Arts, Stellenbosch. Peepshow Too, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1983   FOUR - Concept Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Flora '83, Group Exhibition, Nico Malan Theatre, Cape Town. Festival Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Toys by Artists, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1984   Inaugural Exhibition, The Gallery, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. One-man Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. One-man Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Cape Art: Group Show, University of the Witwatersrand, Glencor Gallery Johannesburg. Cape Art: Group Show, University of Bloemfontein.
1985   On Paper: Group Show, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. 3 Stages: Group Show, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. One-man Show, SA Association of Arts, Worcester. One-man Show, Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch. Art for Peace, Baxter Gallery, University of Cape Town. "17" Group Show, Strydom Gallery, George.
1986   Visions of the Cape, Travelling group show to major centres in South Africa, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1987   One-man Exhibition SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Staff Show, The Gallery, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. This exhibition also shown at Stellenbosch University.
1988   Artists by Artists, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1989   Group Show: Dal Josafat Arts Foundation, Paarl. One-man Show, Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch.
1990   Group Show: Desré Resnick Gallery, Cape Town. Members' Exhibition, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. One-man Show, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1991   Group Show: Recent Works, Prime Art, Cape Town.
One-man Show, Jacobs & Liknaitsky Gallery, Cape Town.
1992   One-man Show, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Group Show: Durban Technikon. Group Show   Cape Town Arts Festival, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Group Show: Rose Korber Art Salon, Cape Town.
1993   Retrospective Exhibition: Stellenbosch University Gallery. Group Show: Gallerie de Lyons, Cape Town. Group Show: Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch.
1994   One-man Show: Studio Gallery, 5 Woodside Close, Tamboerskloof Cape Town. Twenty Prints Portfolio, Hardground Printmakers, SA Association of Arts, Cape Town. Drawing Exhibition: Group Show, Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch. Angels and Dreams: Group Show, SA Association of Art, Pretoria and ABSA Corporate Gallery, Johannesburg. Works on Paper: SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1995   Windows on a new South Africa: group show, BMW Gallery, Cape Town. Contemporary South African Art: Martin Melck Huis, Cape Town. Printmaking, Group Show, US Art Gallery, Stellenbosch. Contemporary Art, Western Cape, Pretoria Art Museum. Rose Korber Art Salon, Cape Town. Group Show: SA Association of Arts, Cape Town.
1996   Group Exhibition: Rose Korber at the Martin Melck Huis, Cape Town. Group Exhibition Cape Artists, Gallery International, Johannesburg. Group Exhibition: Prime Art Gallery, Cape Town.
1997   Rose Korber Art Salon, Cape Town.
1998   One-man Show, Lipschitz Gallery, Cape Town. Rose Korber Art Salon, Cape Town. Three-man Show, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town
1999   Three-man Show, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town. 2000   Three-man Show, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2001   Solo Exhibition, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town. Rose Korber Art Salon, Cape Town
2002   Group Exhibition, The Artspace, Johannesburg

Commissions

1984 - 1986   Editorial Illustrations, Tafelberg Publishers, Cape Town.
1986 - 1987   Editorial Illustrations, Die Suid-Afrikaan. Editorial Design and Illustration, Leadership Magazine.
1990   International Product Design and Illustration, Folio, Cape Town. Corporate designs, various private and commercial commissions including logo and brochure design.
1995   Commission for large oil panel, Woolworths, SRG Building, Cape Town.
1996   Series of Artwork, Engen Court, Engen, Cape Town.
1999   3 large oil panels for Vodacom Head Office, Cape Town

Collections

Represented in several public collections in South Africa, including:
South African National Gallery
SASOL, South Africa
First National Bank
University of Bloemfontein
University of Stellenbosch
University of the Western Cape
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
University of Cape Town, Print Collection
Rand Merchant Bank, Johannesburg
Ellerman House Collection, Cape Town
Investec Bank, Cape Town
Wooltru, Cape Town
Centurian Holdings, Cape Town
Blue Continent Pty. Ltd, Cape Town
Cape of Good Hope Bank, Cape Town
ENGEN, South Africa
Anglo-Vaal, Johannesburg

Also represented in private collections in South Africa, Europe and America


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