Candace Charlton

BORN

  • 1968 25th December Natal, South Africa
  • Residence: Volterra, Italy and Norg, Holland

EDUCATION

  • 1983-1986 Johannesburg School of Art, Ballet, Drama & Music,
  • 1987-1990 University: Rhodes University, Grahamstown
  • Degree: Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA)
  • Major Subjects: History of Art and Sculpture
  • Distinctions: Basic Art and Sculpture

GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA:

  • 2000 Shared Feature Artist- Easter Exhibition, April
  • 1997 Christmas Exhibition,
  • 1995-1997 Pretoria: Member of the Magnolia Artists market, (Monthly Open-Air Exhibitions) Durban: Elizabeth Gordon Gallery
  • 1993-1997 Johannesburg: Member of the Artists Market Association, (Monthly Open-Air Exhibitions)
  • 1990 Travelling Exhibition: Swan Press Young Artists Competition
  • 1990 Grahamstown: Standard Bank Young Artists Award Competition
  • 1989 Port Elizabeth: Eastern Province Society of Fine Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  • 1998 Elizabeth Gordon Gallery, Durban

GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN HOLLAND

  • 2000 Nieuweschans: Galerie WiekXX
  • Huis en Haard, Augustus
  • 2002 Summer Exhibition
  • 2006 Summer Exhibition
  • 2007 Jubileum Exhibition
  • 2001 Helenaveen: Galerie van den Broek
  • 2001 - 2002 Amsterdam: KunstRai Art Fair
  • 2004 - 2008 Realisme Art Fair
  • 2002 Utrecht: Spring Exhibition, Galerie Utrecht
  • 2005 New Season Exhibition,
  • 2006 Droombeelden,
  • 2007 New Season Exhibition,
  • 2005 Groningen: Salon del Arte
  • Women, Nieuweschoot: Galerie Zofier
  • 2006 Light and Shadow
  • 2007 New Year Exhibition
  • 2007 Ijdelheid der ijdelheiden
  • 2007 Winter
  • 2006 Assen: Drents Museum,

SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN HOLLAND

  • 2007 Utrecht: Galerie Utrecht
  • 2000, 2002 Nieuweschans: Galerie WiekXX

AWARDS AND PRIZES

  • 2 Rhodes University Bursaries
  • 1992 Eastern Province Society of Fine Art Eisteddfod. Awarded Floating Trophy for best work in Figure Drawing

    PROFESSIONAL CAREER
  • 1991 Art tuition to private students
  • 1994 Lectured at Eastside Technical College, Johannesburg. Sculpture and Drawing
  • 1992-1997 Operated own Picture Framing business
  • 1999 Study sabbatical at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, October
  • 1997 Painting full-time since

COMMISSIONS

  • 1997 & 2008 Fifteen portraits between
  • 1999 Five paintings for Homeopathic Doctor Harry van der Zeeâ's book "Miasms in Labour".

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