BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1974
Lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa.

 

EDUCATION


1998 

Masters of Fine Art (MFA) from The Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, South Africa

1995 

BA(FA) majoring in Printmaking from The Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, South Africa

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES & PUBLICATIONS

2016

Rossouw, Chad. Lessons in Conversation. Artthrob.co.za. (Link)

2015

Awarded funding from The National Arts Council of South Africa towards Nosadella Due artist residency, Bologna, Italy, solo exhibition data: new print works by Katherine Bull and data capture_a muse

Awarded funding from the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust for attending the Nosadella Due artist residency in Bologna and the Ampersand Fellowship to New York

2014

Katherine Bull. Technoetic Arts Journal. The art student as data capturer: Engaging multimedia technology in teaching drawing to Visual Arts students at a tertiary level. Dec 2014, Vol. 12 Issue 2/3 p251-262. (Link)

Warren Editions: Professional Printmaking studio in South Africa’s Heart, Gradado Y Edicion: Print and Art Edition Magazine. No. 46 2014 (pp 36-45) 

Siobhan Keam. Treading Softground. Art South Africa. vol 12 Issue 4. June 2014. Pg 81. 

Genna Gardini. Cape Times. The Restoring, reinterpreting power of paper: homage to a mobile medium. 24 April 2014, pg 11 (Link) 

Awarded the AIR Residency Scholarship to attend Nosadella Due, Bologna Italy

2011

Kristine Kronje. Litnet. Katherine Bull reflects on her exhibition performances data-capture: LOST & FOUND. 2011-09-02 (Link)

2010

Portfolio included in The Drawing Centre’s Online Viewing Program.

2008

Awarded funding from The National Arts Council of South Africa towards Nosadella Due artist residency, Bologna, Italy, solo exhibition data: new print works by Katherine Bull and data capture_a muse

2007

Awarded The Ampersand Fellowship, New York, Jan-Feb 2007

Awarded funding from the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust for attending the Nosadella Due artist residency in Bologna and the Ampersand Fellowship to New York

2005

Robin Malan. (ed) 2005. Leaves to a Tree: beyond English Alive - a Celebration of writing in South Africa. David Philip Publishers: Cape Town 

I-JUSI: Language Edition, published by Garth Walker of Orange Juice Design

2000

Vergunst, N. November 2000 – April 2002. Hoerikwaggo: Images of Table Mountain. Published by the South African National Gallery: Cape Town.

2005

Hazel Friedman, Art South Africa. vol 03 issue 03 autumn 2005 (pg 73)

2004

The ID of South African artists, an exhibition and catalogue of works by SA artists in the Fortis Circus Theatre in Scheveningen, 2004

The Brett Kebble Awards two thousand and four catalogue. October 2004. Marulelo Communications: Cape Town

Liese van der Watt, Art South Africa. Vol02 issue 03 autumn 2004 (pg 70)

Awarded funding from The National Arts Council of South Africa towards Nosadella Due artist residency, Bologna, Italy, solo exhibition data: new print works by Katherine Bull and data capture_a muse

1997

McIver Scholarship, UCT

1996

McIver Scholarship, UCT

1995

Placed on Dean’s Merit List, UCT

McIver Scholarship, UCT

1994

Awarded the Santam Art Bursary

McIver Scholarship, UCT

1992

Class medal, UCT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS ABROAD


2015 

data capture: In Search Of... performance and exhibition as part of Nosadella Due Residency, Atelier Si, Bologna Italy, 25th October 2015.

2005

data capture: in the field – exhibition and performance at the On Gallery, ul Fredry, Poznan, Poland 9 September 2005

SOLO EXHIBITIONS NATIONAL

2020

#WhereDoIBegin, 99 Loop Gallery Cape Town

2019

Afterimage, Smith Gallery Cape Town

2016

Lessons in transformation, Michaelis Galleries, Hiddingh campus, University of Cape Town, 5-20 May

2011

data capture_LOST & FOUND - Blank Projects, Cape Town, South Africa, 4 Aug - 3 Sept

2008

data capture: a muse – solo exhibition, Blank Projects, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-24 October

2004

Data: new print works by Katherine Bull - solo exhibition, Joao Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, 8-31 December 2004

1999

Positioning the Cape: a spatial engraving a shifting frontier - solo exhibition, at the Association for Visual Arts Metropolitan Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

2008

data capture: in the field III, produced and exhibited during the Dwayer International Workshop for Women, Alexandria Egypt, January 25-6 February

2004

Work included in The ID of South African artists, an exhibition and catalogue of works by SA artists in the Fortis Circus Theatre in Scheveningen, The Hague, to accompany the Dutch production of ‘The Lion King.’

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Rendezvous. Smith Studio Gallery, Cape Town. December 5 - January 12, 2019

6.99. 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town. 7 June - 28 July. 

Nano 1.2. Barnard Gallery, Cape Town. 5 June - 10 August.

2017

Nano 1.1. Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, 26 July - 15 August.

Closer Than Ever. Collaboration with Emmanuel de Montbron & group event exhibition. Gallery Momo project space, 2 March 2017

Folly. Group exhibition & performance

Am I Ever Alone: dancing to someone else’s tune. Smith Studio Gallery, Cape Town. 27 Jan - 18 Feb 2017

2016

Dinner Collection. Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, 7 December - 24 January 2017

Liminal Geographies. Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, 20 October - 29 November

Nano. Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, 19 July - 16 August

2015

TWO. Smith Studio Gallery, Cape Town, 29 September - 17 October

1515: Rhinos are coming. Simultaneous Exhibitions of Printmaking – Brazil, Poland, Portugal & South Africa, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town. 28 April – 16 May

‘Forming Impressions: The Ghost in the Machine’. An exhibition of original prints from the Artist Proof Studio and Warren Editions. AVA Gallery, Cape Town, 26 February – 19 March

2014

DO IT. Michaelis Gallery, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Sept 4-13

Paint Matters. Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, 17 June – 14 July

Treading Softground in collaboration with Warren Editions, Cape Town, April-May

Suspicious Minds: Artists’ exploration of Mind and Matter. Annex Gallery, South African National Gallery, May-June. Cape Town

data capture_DISCOVERY. Live painting performance for Discovery Health Leadership Summit, curated by Julia Meintjies (5 March, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa)

2013

Suspicious Minds: Artists’ exploration of Mind and Matter. Michaelis Gallery, August 13-31. Cape Town

2012

Re-Sample. Curated by Stephan Erasmus for Absa Bank. Traveling exhibition, Johannesburg, Pretoria & Bloemfontein, 11 November 2012- 24 January

2010

data capture_portal, mixed media drawing performance as part of Own Goal, a group exhibition at the Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town, July 2010

Data capture_counterpane #1, mixed media drawing performance as part of / + = X, a group exhibition curated by Christian Nerf & Spunk Siepel at Serialworks, Cape Town, March 2010

2009

Bad Form, Blank Projects, Johannesburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, April 3

2007

Print 07, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Lourensford Estate, Somerset West, 4 Aug-4 Oct

Absa group exhibition, Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees, Oudthoorn, March 

2006

Spit II, exhibition of a print portfolio by the staff of the Visual Arts Department, University of Stellenbosch, US Gallery, Stellenbosch, SA, 11 July– 9 August

2005

Absa Atelier Awards, a group exhibition of selected finalists, Absa Gallery Johannesburg, July.

printtttt – group exhibition curated by Andrew Lamprecht, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town, SA, 30 May – 18 June.

Girls night out – group exhibition curated by Tracy Lindner Gander as part of the Cape Town Month of Photography, Joao Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town, SA, 28 February – 26 March

2004

The unveiling of the public sculpture Come to Pass - a work created in collaboration with Fritha Langerman as winners of the Third Cape Town Public Sculpture Competition 2002 (sponsored by J.K Gross Trust in collaboration with The Association for Visual Arts).

Brett Kebble Art Awards, a group exhibition of selected finalists, Cape Town International Convention Centre, 17-29 October

2003

curated and contributed to - Print works from the Fine Arts Department, University of Stellenbosch, 14 August – 4 September 2003, US Gallery, Dorp Street: Stellenbosch, South Africa

2002

Flounce, in collaboration with Tracy Gander, at the Joáo Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2001

Katherine Bull & Fritha Langerman at the US Art Gallery, Stellenbosch

Hoerikwaggo Images of Table Mountain, curated by Nicolaas Verghunst, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, Dec 2000-April

Aarsel/Waver, group exhibition organized by the Belville Art Gallery in collaboration with Theo Kleynhansfor the Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees.

2000

Emergency, curated by John Murray, Doreen Southwood & Julia Clark, at the Bell-Roberts Gallery, CapeTown, South Africa

1999

Anima (l) – identity personified, curated by Wilner Coetzer & Sandra Hanekom, Arts Association of Belville Gallery, 22 September – 14 October

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS & PERFORMANCES

2015

Lessons in Transformation_The Speech. Collaboration & performance with Warren Editions as part of Open Design Festival, Cape Town City Hall (13 August)

2014

Treading Softground. Drawing & etching performance in collaboration with Zhane Warren at Warren Editions, Cape Town (17 April-30 June)

Digital drawing performance as part of Albatross, an interdisciplinary performance of poetry, dance and visual art with spoken word band The Buckfever Underground and Darkroom Contemporary dance collective (27 March, Cape Town)

2012

data_CAPTIVE AUDIENCE, a digital drawing performance as part of Christian Nerf’s Believe You Me (LIVE ARTS FESTIVAL, 4 December, Cape Town City Hall, Cape Town, South Africa)

 

COMPETITIONS

 

2009

Finalist in the Absa Atelier competition exhibition, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg

2005 

Merit Award Winner in the Absa Atelier competition, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg

2004

Finalist in the Brett Kebble Awards, April 2003, an exhibition at CTICC 17-29 October 2004

2002

Winner - in collaboration with Fritha Langerman of the Third Cape Town Public Sculpture Competition 2002 (sponsored by J.K Gross Trust in collaboration with The Association for Visual Arts.)

2001 

Finalist in the Absa Atelier competition exhibition, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg

2000

Finalist in the Absa Atelier competition exhibition, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg

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