Frances Louw

"courage is a kind of salvation" Plato

biography

Frances Louw is a Zambian born artist. Her formative years were spent on the families tobacco farm near Broken  Hill, in the former Northern Rhodesia and later emigrated to KwaZulu-Natal South Africa in 1963. Over time spend in Mauritius, round the Mediterranean Sea & Israel up to 1990, she  settled  down in the Netherlands where she currently resides.

 

EDUCATION

1976 : Fine Art & Industrial Design University of Stellenbosch

 

 TEACHED

Ceramic & Visual Art in Kwa-Zulu Natal & Cape Town

 

COMMISSIONED PAINTINGS

Kangra Holdings, Johannesburg

Elandslaagte Mineshaft 1980

Trans-Natal Coal Corp, Durban

Opencast Dragline 1982

Barclays Bank Johannesburg

Freedom 1984

 

EXHIBITIONS

The South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town

Deceptions, 1980 

 Cape Town Triennial,  Cape Town

The Colour of Truth, 1982

 Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

Introverted Perspection, 1986

 Carnegie Hall, KwaZulu Natal

Uhuru (Freedom) (Solo), 1995

 Sandton Art Gallery Johannesburg

Ubuntu, 1997

 The Association For Visual Arts (AVA Gallery), Cape Town

Vita, 1998 

 Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg

I can see Tomorrow, 2010

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