CURRICULUM VITAE

Address: STELLENBOSCH
Tel: 021 880 1966
Cell: 084 780 6007
E-mail: marie@mariestander.co.za
Born: 21 September 1964.
Matriculated: 1983 Outeniqua High, George
Maiden Name: Van Reenen

Studied and specialized in figurative and portrait work at the University of Stellenbosch under Paul Emsley.
Graduated with BA degree in Fine Arts (Ed) in 1986.

Taught at various schools, including the Cape Town AAA School of Advertising as Creative Lecturer,
and lectured in Design and History of Design.

2000 – Started an Art school in Stellenbosch, lecturing about 70 students and adults in painting,
and drawing with frequent exhibitions and charitable auctions held each year in aid of welfare causes.

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS IN ART EXHIBITIONS

  • 2016 – Art for Cancer – Charity Auction, Oct 2016
  • 2016 – Solo Exhibition “Spieeltjie, Spieeltjie aan die wand”, Holden-Manz Collections, Franschhoek, Oct 2016
  • 2016 – 100 Geographies – Group Exhibition, US Museum, Stellenbosch, Oct 2016
  • 2016 – Charity Auction – Chefs who share – the Art of Giving, Johannesburg, Sept 2016
  • 2016 – TV Interview on Kyknet programme “Kwela’ about my work and new book, Sept 2016
  • 2016 – TV Interview with Hanlie Retief on “‘n Halfuur met Hanlie” on Via, channel 147. Apr 2016
  • 2016 – Towerspreuk – Group exhibition, Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch. Mrch 2016
  • 2016 – Onse Mense 2 Solo Exhibition, Woordfees 2016. Launch of new “Onse Mense 2” book. Mrch 2016
  • 2016 – Live TV interview on “Afternoon Express” on my art and new book “Onse Mense 2” on Channel 193. March 2016
  • 2015 – Group Exhibition – “Art for Cancer” auction at Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch. Oct 2015
  • 2015 – Strawberry Art Fair. Group Exhibition of Jamestown Artists. Curator & participating Artist. Oct 2015
  • 2015 – Industrial Karoo – Fear and Loss. Group Exhibition, Graaf-Reinette and Pretoria Art Museum, 2015
  • 2015 – Portreteer – Group exhibition, part of the 2015 Woordfees at Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch, March 2015
  • 2015 – Group Exhibition – Sanlam Portrait Award Top 40 Finalist, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Aug 2015
  • 2015 – SA Art Times article on artist “Contemporary portraiture through the eyes of the artist”, Apr 2015
  • 2015 – Selfie Group Exhibition – Woordfees, Oude Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch, Mar 2015
  • 2015 – Group Exhibition – SAADA Expo, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Feb 2105
  • 2014 – Commission to create a blessing drawing of Bishop Tutu at the Tygerberg Hospital blessing ceremony, Nov 2014
  • 2014 – Group Exhibition, D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch, Nov 2014
  • 2014 – Music + Lyrics, Group Exhibition, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Oct 2014
  • 2014 – Present a portrait workshop in collaboration with Louis J v Vuuren at La Creuzette, Boussac, France. Aug 2014
  • 2014 – Puberty Solo Exhibition, Holden Manz Gallery, Franschhoek, Aug 2014
  • 2014 – Klein Karoo Kunstefees, Group curated exhibition by Louis Janse van Vuuren, Oudschoorn, April 2014
  • 2013 – Cape Town Art Fair – Group Exhibition, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Oct 2013
  • 2013 – Morality Monkeys: See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil,  Group Exhibition, D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch, Oct 2013
  • 2013 – Present a portrait workshop in collaboration with Louis J v Vuuren at La Creuzette, Boussac, France. Aug 2013
  • 2013 – Woordfees 2013 – Group Exhibition, PJ Oliver Art Centre, Stellenbosch, March 2013
  • 2012 – Alter Ego – Group Exhibition, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Aug 2012
  • 2012 – Klein Karoo Kunstefees, Oudschoorn, Apr 2012
  • 2011 – Hello Antie Solo Exhibition at Holden Manz Collection Gallery, Franschhoek, Dec 2011
  • 2011 – Aardklop Afrikaans Cultural Festival, Potchefstroom Oct 2011 – one of 4 invited solo artists
  • 2011 – Selfportrait Group Exhibition at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery Oct 2011
  • 2011 – Article about Artist in Leef magazine Aug 2011
  • 2010 – Dorpstreet Gallery November to Januarie 2011
  • 2010 – Part of Exhibition at IS Art at Le Quartier Francais Nov to Jan 2011
  • 2010 – Angels Group Exhibition Grand Provence Nov to Jan 2011
  • 2010 – Group Exhibition at Dorp Straat Gallery Stellenbosch – 20 x 20
  • 2010 – LIBERTAS GALLERY Stellenbosch – Group Exhibition – Augustus/September.
  • 2010 – focus contemporary SOLO exhibition inSIGHT – 12 PORTRAITS.
  • 2010 – SANLAM Retrospective exhibition of artist’s work and book launch of, “Onse Mense”. Work of artist in SANLAM collection.
  • 2010 – Group Exhibition SLICE – Rust-en-Vrede Gallery 20 April 2010.
  • 2010 – Book “onse mense” with the artist’s work and South African poetry done especially for her work, sponsored by Sanlam. Published and launched in March 2010 at “Die Woordfees”.
  • 2009 – Angels Group Exhibition at Grand Provence.
  • 2009 – Artist gets representation in the City Bowl from Focus Contemporary in Long Street Cape Town.
  • 2009 – Article about Artist and her art school and their work in the Rooi Rose Magazine.
  • 2009 – Artist does various commissions for South African and Overseas Clients.
  • 2008 – Solo exhibition “uit die blou van onse hemel” at Rust-en-vrede, Durbanville (2008)
  • 2008 – 2 Charcoal portraits bought by Sanlam – for their Art Collection (2008)
  • Angel group exhibition at Grand Provence during Dec/Jan 2008/2009.
  • Angel group exhibition at Grand Provence during Dec/Jan 2007/2008.
  • Group exhibition “art words” at Rust-en-vrede Durbanville.
  • Solo exhibition “stukkies van wit” with Amulet jewellery in Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch October 2007 – [ info@dorpstraatgalery.co.za]
  • Angel group exhibition at Grand Provence Gallery during Dec/Jan 2006/2007.
  • Portrait exhibition at Association of Arts (AVA) in Cape Town, August 2006.
  • 30×30 exhibition – October 2005 at the US Art Gallery Stellenbosch
  • SABC coverage of work and home – KYKNET Kunskafee in 2005
  • SARIE magazine coverage of work and home in August 2005
  • Joined exhibition with sculptor, Fana Malherbe, at Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch, titled WOMAN/VROU in 2004
  • Stellenbosch Art Circle, Group exhibition in 2003
  • Association of Arts (AVA) in Cape Town, Group exhibition in 2002
  • Bellville Art Gallery, Group exhibition in 2001
  • Klein Karoo National Art festival, Oudtshoorn, ABSA Group Exhibition – 30 invited Cape Artists, Theme: Waver in 2001
  • Strijdom & Jordaan Gallery, George – Group Exhibitions in ’87, ’88, ’89, ’90, and 1991
  • King George Gallery in Port Elizabeth, Group Exhibitions in ’87, ’88, ’89, and 1990
  • Merit Awards – Ceramics, Cape Style magazines annual design competition in 1990
  • Amulet, Cape Town in 1989 and 1990
  • US Art Gallery Stellenbosch, Group Exhibition in 1985, 1986.

COMMISSIONS

  • Various private and corporate commissions locally and internationally.