Selected Exhibitions – Jacques van der Merwe

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 New Arrivals III, Charters Towers Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2016 New Arrivals III, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2016 Boring Drawing, Larkin Art Project, Queensland, Australia
2015 New Arrivals II, Logan Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2013 New Arrivals, The Centre Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
2013 Foreign Landings, Marks and Gardner Gallery, North Tamborine, Queensland, Australia

 Group Exhibitions:

2017 Festival a-part, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Auzur, France
2017 Lethbridge art gallery. Finalist Small Scale Art Award. Queensland, Australia
2015 Lismore Hardwood Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia
2015 Vision 20/20: Our Future, Logan Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2014 Swell Sculpture Festival, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
2012 Swell Sculpture Festival, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
2006 Two-man show, Platform Gallery, Pretoria, South-Africa
1999 Renaicide/Montenaissance, Group Exhibition Millenium Gallery, Pretoria, South-Africa
1997 Jansen Huis, Irene, Pretoria, South-Africa
1997 Two man Show, Pro-Arte, Pretoria, South-Africa
1997 Millenium Gallery, Pretoria, South-Africa
1996 Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South-Africa
1996 Revelations in Form BMW 5 series, Sandton Square, Johannesburg, South-Africa
1996 Gallery on the Square, Johannesburg, South-Africa
1996 Alice Gallery, Pretoria, South-Africa
1995 PPC Young Artists Sculpture Competition, Pretoria, South-Africa
1994 Studio 1102, Pretoria, South-Africa

 Music Videos:

2007 “Julle is almal dieselfde” with Bittervrug
2007 “Magma” with Amok
2007 “Agt skote later” with Amok
2007 “Dinsdag” with Amok
2007 “Niks toe nou” with Amok

Awards and Commissions:

2015 The Wyaralong Sculpture Festival and Symposium and South East Queensland Public Sculpture Park. “Night Swimmer”
2015 Commission of Public Artwork ‘Gallipoli’s Mirage’ with Logan City Council and Greenbank RSL
2015 Finalist Lismore Hardwood Portrait Prize
2013 Semi-Finalist Doug National Moran Prize
1998 Fiona Viljoen, Pretoria South Africa
1997 Bert’s Bricks, Potchefstroom South Africa
1995 Kempton Park Fine Art Competition, South Africa,
1996 Commission by SAFCOL (South African Forestry) for Sculpture in entrance.

 Grants:

2015 RADF grant for Wyaralong Sculpture Festival and Symposium
2013 Arstlink Regional Quick Response Grant through The Centre, Beaudesert

 Artist Residency:

2015 Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre

 Collections:

1995 Dedekind, South Africa
1996 Anton Smit, South Africa
1997 Prof. Koos Scholtz , South Africa
2008 Charles Badenhorst, South Africa
2008 Holm Family, South Africa

 Reviews:

Winter 2016 Magazine of Australian & International Portraiture
April 2016 Stanthorpe Border Post
October 2015 Beaudesert Times
May 2015 The Great South Eastern
April 2015 Jimboomba News
May 2013 Tamborine Times
Sep 2012 Tamborine Times
Aug 2012 WordPress:  http://swellsculpture.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/my-evening-with-the-artist-jacques-van-der-merwe/
Aug 2012 The Sun Gold Coast
28 Oct 2006 Gevaarlike Land, Beeld
Aug 1999 Pretoria News
Sep 1997 Record Pretoria
Sep 1997 Record Centurion
Jul 1996 Mail and Guardian http://mg.co.za/article/1996-07-26-from-bernini-to-bmw

 Publications:

April 2016     Publication: New Arrivals 2016 ISBN 978-0-9875722-2-6

Oct 2014       Publication: New Arrivals 2014 ISBN 978-0-9875722-1-9

May 2013      Publication: New Arrivals 2013 ISBN 978-0-9875722-0-2