Katherine Spindlers

Katherine Spindler
Born: 23 July 1982
Nationality: South African
E-mail: katherinespindler@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2013
Business Acumen Course for Artists (BAA), University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business, Cape Town
2009-2011
MFA with distinction, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
2005
PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education), University of Cape Town, Cape Town
2001-2004
BA Fine Art with distinction in Studio Work, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
2000
Matric Exemption from St Mary’s School for Girls, Waverly, Johannesburg

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Jan 2010-
Part-time lecturer (drawing and printmaking) at Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
Jan 2011-
Permanent part-time art teacher at Bishops Diocesan College, Cape Town
Jan 2010– Nov 2010
Tutor at Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
Mar 2009-Dec 2009
Drawing teacher for Grades 9-12 at Frank Joubert Art Centre, Newlands, Cape Town
Oct 2008-Mar 2009
Training Officer for Farflung, a creative design training programme for ladies who live in Masiphumelele Township, Cape Town
July 2008-Aug 2008
Drawing teacher for Grades 9-12 at Frank Joubert Art Centre, Newlands, Cape Town
June 2007-June 2008
Teacher onboard the m/v Africa Mercy Ship, Liberia, West Africa.
Feb 2007-June 2007
Teacher onboard the m/v Anastasis Mercy Ship, Ghana and then Liberia, West Africa
Sept 2006-Feb2007
Course coordinator for Family Life and Relationships Department, Holy Trinity Brompton, Knightsbridge, London
April 2006- Aug 2006
Care work for Marjolijn Meadows (who passed away from ovarian cancer) and for the Meadows family, West Berkshire, UK
Jan 2006-April 2006
Painting teacher at Frank Joubert Art Centre, Newlands, Cape Town,

WORKSHOPS
2012
Designed and facilitated FET teachers training workshop at Tygerberg Art Centre in Cape Town
as part of the Ibhabhatane Programme focused around the work of South African artist Peter Clarke

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2016
Sylt Residency, Sylt Foundation, Germany
2012
Award winner in Design Indaba’s Design Your Street competition for proposed
community project Violet’s Walk in Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa
2011
Recipient of MacIver Scholarship and National Research Fund (NRF) funding
2010
Recipient of the Jules Kramer Fine Art Materials Award and Masters Research Scholarship
2009
Recipient of the Katrine Harries Memorial Bursary, MacIver Scholarship, and Jules Kramer Fine Art Travel Scholarship
2004
Member of Golden Key International Honour Society
2004
Recipient of the Katrine Harries Print Cabinet Purchase Award for excellence in the area of printmaking
2004
Michaelis School of Fine Art Staff Award for printmaking awarded for excellence in the final year of practical work
2003-4
University of Cape Town Deans List
2001
Entrance Scholarship to University of Cape Town

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
August 2015 – September 2015
Selah. Barnard Gallery, Newlands, Cape Town
October 2011 – November 2011
At Sea. Commune.1 Gallery, Cape Town

GROUP EXHIBITONS
2016
(Upcoming) Air. Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg.
CTAF, Cape Town Convention Centre
Future/Present, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2015
Dinner Collection, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
Then and Now: Conversations in Time, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town
Surface: Emerging Painters, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2014
Seeking Eden. Casa Labia Gallery, Cape Town
Dinner Collection, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
Painting NOW, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2013
The [Common] Garden (a collaboration with Elgin Rust). This work formed part of LAND – an
event comprising performances, visual art installations, public lectures and panels about land,
territory, ownership and art – presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts
(GIPCA) at various spaces throughout the City of Cape Town
Muse, Casa Labia Gallery, Cape Town
Participant in the production of a print portfolio, produced by Michaelis staff for the Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
2012
Commune.1s first birthday, Commune.1 Gallery, Cape Town
Cross-Currents, David Krut Projects, Cape Town, South Africa
Masters Grad Show, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town
Landscape Re-orientation, David Krut Projects, Cape Town
2011
In Bloom 2, Africa Nova Gallery at Casa Labia, Cape Town
This is not final, Michaelis Gallery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
2010
In Bloom, Africa Nova at Casa Labia Gallery, Cape Town,
This is not final, Substation Gallery at WITS, Gauteng,
2005
Krisp! Art.b Gallery, Belville, Western Cape

Artworks in the SAFFCA Collection