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FRANCOIS ROUX
Born 1927 in Rhodesia, Zimbabwe
Deceased 22 April 2013, Cape Town    
 

Born 1927 Born Fort Victoria, Rhodesia (Masvingo, Zimbabwe) Francois Roux attended the Boys High School, Stellenbosch from 1940 -1946. 

In 1946 he studied at Camberwell School of Art, London and traveled in Europe completing his studies in painting under Philip at the Royal Academy Schools, London from 1946 – 1951 qualifying with a Diploma in Painting from the Royal Academy Schools, London.  While in London he participated in several group exhibitions. Returning to Zimbabwe he showed at the annual exhibitions held at the Rhodes Gallery. In 1967 he made the decision to move to South Africa with his wife Margaret and sons Paul and Theunis. They settled in Rosebank, Cape Town.

From 1970 -1978 he served as a part time lecturer in painting at Cape Technikon and continued to teach from his home in 1978.
 
EXHIBITIONS

2017
Summer Salon exhibition, group exhibition at The Cape Gallery

2013
A solo exhibition, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town

2006
Art B Francois Roux exhibited with Conrad Theys, Herbert Coetzee & Johan Coetzee

1973, 1977, 1979, & 1986
Solo exhibitions at Art b Gallery (formerly the Bellville Branch of the South African Association of Arts in conjunction with the Friends of the Library).

1981
Participated in the Homage to Alfred Krenz : Association of Arts Bellville Gala Opening in 1990. 

1976, 1978, 1981, & 1984
Solo exhibitions at the Atlantic Gallery

1975
Solo exhibition at Ned Art in Claremont.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

1982
Portrait of the Mayor of Cape Town
Portrait of the Headmaster, Diocesan College, Cape Town

1983
Portrait of Speaker J P du Toit, Houses of Parliament, Cape Town.

Francois Roux

Artist: FRANCOIS ROUX
Title: Untitled
Size: 91 x 71 cm
Media: Oil
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