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HAROLD METTLER
Born in Carnarvon in 1953.
 

Harold Mettler was born in Northern Cape Province and developed an interest in art from a very young age. He was taught by Gregory Bonzaier in 1986 and 1987 in Kenilworth - Cape Town "Oil Painting". He's also self-taught in bronze casting, marble carving, woodcarving, printing & Mix Media.
 
He had his own art school in the Belhar Library Hall from 1990 to 1993 where he taught children art up to grade 12. His works are currently included in an exhibition in the South African National Gallery- Cape Town. His works are in private collection in South Africa, Canada, Sweden, USA, Ohio, San Francisco, Singapore, Australia, Namibia & England.

After moving to Cape Town at the end of 2010, I found my teacher Laura Wenman. Laura’s classes have been extremely beneficial. Everything she has taught me, I have been able to take and apply to my own style, it’s no longer hit and miss, even though my paintings take on a life of their own. Painting is not what I am, it is who I am.

EXHIBITIONS

1985
Bellville South Library Hall

1990
The Mudic Conservatoire Windhoek - Namibia

1994
Bellville Art Gallery "library"

Zabalaza Festival London organized by the museum of Modem Art Oxford

1990
Museum of Modern Art Oxford
The Mead Gallery University

1991
Aberdeen City Art Gallery University
The Royal Festival Hall - London
Bolton Art Gallery
City Museum and Art Gallery stoke on trent
Angel Row Gallery Nottingham

1992
The Zabalaza Festival was also extended to Denmark

1998
Exhibition with Velile Soha in the Strand Library Hall

Other exhibitions in Cobenhagin "South African Embassy" arranged by Doctor Martin Becker "South African Ambassador to Greece

1990
Exhibition in Castle of Good 'Hope in Cape Town - Sipho Hlathi


His work are in conection of many South African collectors and International collectors Exhibition in Baxter Gallery of Art

Exhibition in British Council Building - Mowbray, Cape Town

His works are also in private collection of Nelson Mandela, Purchased by his Presidential secretary Doctor Jakes Gerwel in 1994

Harold Mettler
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Artist: HAROLD METTLER
Title: Bo-Kaap
Size: 35 x 40 cm
Media: Oil on canvas
ID: 28790
Price: R 12 250 Unframed
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