Louis Olivier

2 Grahamstown Steet
Marshalltown
+27 72 816 7904
louis@workhorsebronzefoundry.co.za

Louis Olivier, b. 1976

EDUCATION

1999 Bachelors of Commerce, Information Technology, University of Pretoria
EXPERIENCE AND COLLABORATION
2014 Collaboration with William Kentridge on Roman and Polychromed Head
Sculpture series
2013 Collaboration with William Kentridge on Rebus Sculpture series
2012 – 2014 Founder and Director at Workhorse Bronze Foundry, Johannesburg
2011 – 2012 Studio Assistant at William Kentridge Studio, Johannesburg

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Fragment, Artspace (now Lizamore & Associates), Johannesburg
2012 Beginsel, Worldart Gallery, Cape Town
2011 (Man)nerism, Artspace (now Lizamore & Associates), Johannesburg
2009 Pale Male (under the metorship of Wilma Cruise), Artspace
(now Lizamore & Associates), Johannesburg

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Winter Group Show, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2015 Nirox Winter Fair, Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind
2014 Summer Season Group Show, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2014 Summer of Sculpture, Mount Nelson, Cape Town
2014 Play, Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind
2014 Pilgrim, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
2014 Making the Map, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
2013 Interface, Carole Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg
2011 Momento, Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg
2011 Collaboration, Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg
2010 And What Now?, Grande Provence, Franschoek
2010 Here & There, Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg

SELECTED ART FAIRS

2015 Cape Town Art Fair, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2014 Joburg Art Fair, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
2014 Turbine Art Fair, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
2012 Joburg Art Fair, Artspace (now Lizamore & Associates), Johannesburg
2012 Klein Karoo Kunste Fees (KKNK), Ik ben een Afrikaner, Oudtshoorn
2011 Joburg Art Fair, Artspace (now Lizamore & Associates), Johannesburg
2010 Joburg Art Fair, Artspace (now Lizamore & Associates), Johannesburg

COMMISSIONS AND PROJECTS

2014 – 2015 think.STOP project, Rand Merchant Bank
2013 Alfred Mangena, National Heritage Project
2011 – 2012 Refusal of Time, William Kentridge Studio (dOCUMENTA13)
2011 Ossymandius series (in collaboration with Wilma Cruise), Joburg Art Fair
2011 Sasol Wild Dog Award trophy (bronze)
2010 Sasol Honeybird Award trophy (bronze and steel)
2010 Maestro (bronze), Rand Merchant Bank
2008 – 2009 Thinker Bench (Benchmark Project), Rand Merchant Bank
2007 – 2008 Thinker Bookends (edition of 250, bronze and stainless steel), Rand Merchant Bank
2006 Spirit of Sasolburg (bronze, stone cast and rusted metal), Sasol

PRIVATE COMMISSIONS

2011 Rammed Earth, standing figure installation, Stellenbosch
2010 Man Standing (steel)

WORK IN COLLECTIONS

• Ellerman House
• Rand Merchant Bank
• Few private collectors

REPRESENTATION

• Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
• art.co.za

Artworks in the SAFFCA Collection