BIOGRAPHY

Born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1981

 

EDUCATION


2011 

Masters in Fine Art, Northumbria University, United Kingdom

2007 

Masters in Fine Art, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

2003 

Bachelors in Fine Art, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES & PUBLICATIONS


2016 

Barclays L'Atelier, top 100 finalist, South Africa

2014 

Est-Nord-Est, artist residence in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Montreal, Canada

Selector’s choice award at MDBA Wish You Were Here art competition, Port Elizabeth, Stellenbosch, South Africa

2012 

Vuleka 2012, Art Competition finalist, South Africa

2007 

Sasol New Signatures competition finalist at Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa

2004 

Harry Crossley Master’s bursary from Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2018 

Between Grief & High Delight,99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2017 

The Theatre of the Mother-Cord, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2016 

Veiled threats, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2014 

Weird Marriage, Underground Contemporary Gallery, Port Elizabeth

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018 

Well Worn, Equus Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Untitled 6.99, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Veiled Threats, Priest Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2017 

Untitled 4.99, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Emerging Visions: Towards a Sustainable Economic Development of the Visual Arts, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Ars Gratia Artis, The Gallery at Grande Provence, Franschhoek, South Africa

2016 

Untitled 3.99, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Cabinet of Curiosities, Untitled Studios, Cape Town, South Africa

Persistence of Memory, Untitled Studios, Cape Town, South Africa

Bestiary, Untitled Studios, Cape Town, South Africa
Artemesia, DF Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa
Alteration, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Untitled 2.99, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2015 

There Be Dragons, Gallery on Leviseur, Cape Town, South Africa

2014 

MDBA “Wish You Were Here” art, EC Gallery, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

There Be Dragons, Underculture Contemporary Gallery, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

2012 

Vuleka 2012, Art Competition finalist exhibition, ArtB. Gallery, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

2009 

Pigment on Paper, UCA Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2008 

All I want for Christmas, Off the Wall Contemporary, Paarl, South Africa

30X30, SU Museum and Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Postcard Show II, Off the Wall Contemporary, Paarl, South Africa

2007 

Masters exhibition, SU Museum and Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Sasol New Signatures competition finalist exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria

2006 

KRISP, Artb. Gallery, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

2004 

KRISP, Artb. Gallery, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

2003 

Section 53, Stellenbosch Visual Arts Department, Stellenbosch, South

IMPACT exhibition (as part of the 3rd International Printmaking Conference in Cape Town), SU Museum and Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

2002 

PHOTO/ART, Sasol Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa

GROUP EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

 

2011 

Found, Moving Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Visual Arts11 Postgraduate Degree Show, Gallery North and Squires Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

 

ART FAIRS

 

2020 

Investec Cape Town Art Fair, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.

2019 

Investec Cape Town Art Fair, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.

2018 

FNB Joburg Art Fair, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.

Ilené Bothma

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