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TYRREL THAYSEN
Born 1969 Knysna, South Africa
 

"experimentation and play are important to my art making process. inspired by nature and physical beauty"
quote from Tyrrel Thaysen

EDUCATION

1993
Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

1984
Community Arts Project, Cape Town

1985
Community Arts Project, Cape Town

1990
Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006  
Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town

1995  
Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town

SELECTION OF GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010
U.C.T. Irma Stern Museum, the Irma Stern Trust and Greatmore studios present a special exhibition for winter 2010
An exhibition of the creative block project, Association for Visual Arts, Church street Cape Town

2007
Design Indaba, Cape Town Intentional Convention Centre

2005
The Eight Triangle Arts Trust/Vermont studio Centre fellows funded by the Ford Foundation
The Eight Trangle Arts Association, Brooklyn New York

2004
Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Town International Convention Centre,  curated by Clive van den Berg

2003
Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Town International Convention Centre, curated by Clive van den Berg  

2000
Greatmore Studios Exhibition, Cape Town

1998
Cape Flats Arts Group, South Afrrican Cultural Museum, Cape Town

1995
‘Masks Exhibition’, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town
‘Precipitation’, SHAWCO, University of Cape Town
‘A Moving Experience’, Unitrans Cape Pty Ltd, Cape Town

1994
‘Man of Man’, Seeff Trust Gallery, Cape Town
‘Woman of Man’, Seeff Trust Gallery, Cape Town

1992
‘South African Biennale Ceramic Awards’ Durbanville Clay Museum

1991
‘New Direction’, First National Sculpture Symposium in South Africa, Michaelis School of Fine Art

WORKSHOPS


1994
Thupelo Regional, South African National Gallery

1995
Thupelo International, Michaelis School of Fine Art Professional International Sculptors Workshop, Pretoria Technikon Arts Faculty

1996
‘Out of Denmark’, Contemporary Danish Art, South African National Gallery

1999/2000
Thapong International, Botswana National Museum and Art Gallery

1999
Thupelo Regional, South African National Gallery
‘Fishfingers Project’, Gauloises Warehouse, Green Point

TEACHING/LECTURES/TRAINEESHIPS

1995 – 1997        
Trainee, District Six Museum, Cape Town

1996                      
Workshop and exhibitions held for junior schools, Islington Museum, London
Trainee Exhibition organizer, South Africa Music village, Cultural corporation, London

1993                      
Lectured core drawing 1, Michaelis school of Fine Art

PRIZES/SUBSIDIES

2007                      
Shortlisted Spier Contemporary

2005                      
Winner, 2nd Annual Vermont Studio Centre Triangle Arts Residency Fellowship Program

1995                      
Awarded Montague White Bursary

1991                      
First Prize Drawing Competition, South Africa Association for Arts, Western Cape

COLLECTIONS

Haven Holdings, Johannesburg, South Africa
Hollard, Johannesburg, South Africa
Department of Economic Development and Tourism
Thapong, Botswana National Museum and Art Gallery
Private collection, Marilyn Martin
Private collection, America, France, Ireland, Dubai
District six museum
Hollard, Johnnerberg, South Africa
Private collection, Lady Sally 6 Raaff
Greatmore Studios house
Private collection, Suzette and Brendon Bell Roberts
Private collection Lisa Grobbelaar and Norman o Flynn

PUBLICATIONS

2004 
Brett Kebble Art Awards Calalogue

2003 
Brett Kebble Art Awards Catalogue

1996
The Art of Collecting Style Magazine

1991
Drawing competition results on show in City Argus
Bland, pockets of energy, drawing competition, Argus
Sculptures that elude easy classification most fascinating, Argus
Tyrrel Thaysen

Artist: TYRREL THAYSEN
Title: Kate Middleton
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Media: Acrylic
Price: R 1 350 Unframed
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