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ALASTAIR WHITTON

Untitled #11


2005

Paper, thread and acid free foamcore board

Framed size: 450 x 450 x 30 mm



Biography:

"Made as a meditation my art contemplates and celebrates notions of simplicity and order, symmetry and balance - attempting a sense of beauty and calm by fragile and modest means."
Personal

    Born: 1969, Glasgow, Scotland
    Christian Conversion: 1985
    Married: Candice Atkinson, 1992
    Children: Joshua (1998); Chloe (2001)
    Residence: Cape Town, South Africa

Education

    1995 MFA (Exchange), Glasgow School of Art, Scotland
    1994 NDipFA (Distinction), Natal Technikon, Durban, South Africa

Awards / Honours

    2005 Brett Kebble Award Finalist
    1996 Judge, Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship Award
    1994 Winner, Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship Award
    1994 Merit, Volkskas Atelier Award
    1994 Merit, South African Youth Arts Festival

Residencies

    1996 Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    1995 Marlene Dumas, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Teaching / Curatorial

    1998 Cheltenham College of Art & Design, England
    1997 Natal Society of Arts, Durban, South Africa

Public / Corporate Collections

    2006 Brait Financial Services
    1995 Durban Art Museum
    1994 Natal Technikon Solo Exhibitions     2006 Filter, Obert Contemporary, Johannesburg
    2003 Desert, Ibis Art Centre, Nieu Bethesda
    1995 Recollection, DCP, Durban
    1994 Alastair Whitton: Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship Award Winner, Natal Technikon, Durban

Selected Group Exhibitions

    2006 Recent Prints: David Krut Print Workshop, David Krut Arts Resource, Johannesburg
    2005 South East: Contemporary Art from China, Japan & South Africa, Gallery 34 Long, Cape Town
    2003/4/5 Leading and Emerging South African Artists, Rose Korber Art, Cape Town
    2001 i-scapes, PCL Gallery, Sydney
    1999 ABSA Atelier Award Winners 1986-1999, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg
    1998 Kraal, Gasworks, London
    1998 Lifetimes: Contemporary Southern African Art, Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich
    1998 Young South African Contemporaries, Axiom, Cheltenham
    1997 Material Evidence, Africus Institute for Contemporary Art, Johannesburg (& SA tour)
    1997 Photosynthesis, South African National Gallery, Cape Town
    1996 Jabulisa: The Art of Kwa Zulu Natal, Standard Bank National Arts Festival
    1994 Volkskas Atelier Awards, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg


2005 All rights reserved. Origination by Di Conradie.