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:

2019 Ellipses(…), QCA Galleries, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2019 Arts Ablaze Regional Arts Conference, Bromelton House, Australia
2019 Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing, Project Gallery, QCA Galleries, Queensland, Australia
2019 Elders, Perspectives of Aging, The Centre Beaudesert, Australia
2018 Finalist Exhibition, Tom Bass Prize, Sydney, Australia
2017 Un Festival a-part, Alpilles, France
2017 Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award Exhibition, Brisbane, 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
1995 Kempton Park Fine Art Competition, South-Africa


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:

2018 Finalist in Tom Bass Prize, Sydney, NSW
2017 Finalist in the Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award, Brisbane, QLD
2015 The Wyaralong Sculpture Festival and Symposium and South East QLD
2015 Public Sculpture Park. “Night Swimmer”, Wyaralong dam, QLD
2015 Commission of Public Artwork ‘Gallipoli’s Mirage’ with Logan City Council and Greenbank RSL, QLD
2015 Finalist Lismore Hardwood Portrait Prize, NSW
2013 Semi-Finalist Doug National Moran Prize, NSW
1997 Bert’s Bricks, Potchefstroom South Africa
1996 Commission by SAFCOL (South African Forestry) for Sculpture in entrance.


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


Winter 2016 Magazine of Australian & International Portraiture


April 2016 New Arrivals 2016 ISBN 978-0-9875722-2-6
Oct 2014 New Arrivals 2014 ISBN 978-0-9875722-1-9
May 2013 New Arrivals 2013 ISBN 978-0-9875722-0-2