CURRICULUM VITAE: Julia Rosa Clark

 

Julia Rosa Clark was born in 1975 in Cape Town, South Africa, where she currently lives and practices.

 

 

Solo exhibitions

2012 

Booty whatiftheworld/ gallery, Cape Town

Booty - a selection, whatiftheworld/ gallery: Volta 8 Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland


2010

Paradise Apparatus  whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

 

2008            

Hypocrite’s Lament   Ferreira Projects, London                     

Hypocrite’s Lament   whatiftheworld gallery, Joburg Art Fair 

 

2007           

Fever Jubilee   blank projects, Cape Town                                   

Hypocrite’s Lament  João Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town

 

2006

Lalaland  MTN New Contemporaries  Johannesburg Art Gallery


2005           

A Million Trillion Gazillion  João Ferreira Gallery, Liste 05, Basel,

Switzerland

 

2004           

A Million Trillion Gazillion    João Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town

1997

I Want To Carry Everything With Me, For Always  Michaelis School of Fine Art & IDASA Spin Street Gallery


Group Exhibitions

2012

Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg

Mistakes curated by Chris Van Eeden, Kerry Chaloner & Matthew King, Cape Town

VOLTA 8, Basel, Switzerland


2011 

A Conversation with the Bolus Collection: Science, sensibility, sensuality  curated by Nadja Daehnke, Michaelis Upper Gallery Cape Town

2010           

Artworks in Progress   Michaelis Staff Group Exhibition, Michaelis Galleries

 

Manet’s Too Tight To Mention Group show at whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

                       

/ + \ = xserialworks, Cape Town (curated by Spunk Seipel & Christian Nerf)

 

2009           

DadaSouth?    Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (curated by Kathryn Smith & Roger Van Wyk)

 

 Holiday   whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

 

Group Fax  serialworks, Cape Town (facilitated by Kathryn Smith in conjunction with The Drawing Centre & Independent Curators International)

 

2008           

Prints & Editions  whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

 

2007           

3C: Critics Choice  Association for the Visual Arts, Cape Town

 

2006           

MTN New Contemporaries  Johannesburg Art Gallery (curated by Khwezi Gule)

 

Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry & Joel Mallin   Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University,  New York

 

Artissima 13  João Ferreira Gallery, Torino, Italy           

           

Liste 06    João Ferreira Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

           

Knights of the New Utopia   Bearspace, London

 

20 Artists Prints   Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town


The Collage Show     whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

           

Town & Country       Rust- en-Vrede, Cape Town

 

2005           

Hollard Villa Beadwork Collection   Johannesburg (facilitated by Jeanetta Blignaut)

 

2003           

YDEsire    The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town (curated by James Webb & Kim Stern)

 

Wasla Open Day  Nuweiba, Egypt (curated by Mai El-Dahab)

           

Homing In  The Albany Museum, Grahamstown (curated by Virginia Mackenny & Paul Edmunds)

 

2000           

Emergency  Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town

 

SoftServe2  Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town

           

Cast    Bronze Age Foundry, Simonstown

 

Night Light   The Jam, Cape Town

 

1999           

Unplugged    The Market Theatre Gallery, Johannesburg

 

Committee’s Choice   The Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town

 

1998           

Opening Group Show    IDASA Spin Street Gallery (curated by Julia Teale)


Family Values      Sandton Square Gallery, Johannesburg (curated by Penny Siopis & Ricky Burnett)

 

 Printexchange ’98  First South African Printmaking Conference, Grahamstown

 

1997

Sleuth/ Rixdollar  (collaboration) :                      

Graft, Second Johannesburg Biennale, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (curated by Colin Richards)

1996           

Sluice (collaboration)  B-Block, The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town

 

Pair  Obs Contemporary Art Space (with Peter Eastman)

 

Curatorial Projects

2011    Gross Examination  Michaelis Rosedale Gallery and UCT Pathology Learning Centre

2009    Sing Into My Mouth whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

2008     Big Wednesday (with Daniel Leviwhatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town

2000    Emergency (with Doreen Southwood & John Murray) Bell Roberts Gallery, Cape Town

1996   Drive By/ Ice: Mandy Jandrell & Tom Cullberg  Obs Contemporary Art Space

 

Publications


JULIA ROSA CLARK (2012)

a catalogue produced by Ashleigh McLean and whatiftheworld / gallery, designed by Erika Koutny

Drain of Progress & Hypocrite’s Lament (2008)


Education

 

2004   

Master of Fine Art, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

 

1998    

Higher Diploma in Education, with distinctions in Subject  Method (Art) and School Experience, University of Cape Town           

 

1997           

Bachelor of Fine Art, with distinction in Studiowork and Printmaking, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

June 2010 – January 2012:

Full-time contract position at Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): which includes teaching Printmedia 3rd & 4th year studio supervision, Painting 3 (four week module), Curatorial Practice Elective (for 3rd years), Core Drawing 2 (campus intervention project, with Fritha Langerman), Discourse of Art 2 (The City Project) as well as co-supervising a Masters of Fine Art student (area of interest: public interventions in urban space) and participating in the weekly Post Graduate Seminar programme. Also involved in developing proposal curriculum for Post-Graduate Diploma in Curatorial Practice, served on the Michaelis Gallery Committee and assisted with the development of the UCT ARC (Archive & Curatorship) Project.

 

2010           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Printmedia 2 (collagraph project), Studiowork 1 (Introduction to Painting/ Colour), Printmaking 3 (Screenprint), Digital Elective 3 (Screenprint), Painting 3 (four week module).

 

2009           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Painting 3 & 4 (First Semester), Studiowork 1 (Introduction to Painting/ Colour), Core Drawing 2(campus intervention project with Fritha Langerman)

 

Department of Visual Art (University of Stellenbosch): Fine Art 3 & 4 (visiting lecturer), Fine Art 1 (Introduction to Printmaking), Visual Communication Design 2 (Packaging Project & Tactile Illustration Project)

 

Cape Peninsula University of Technology, First Year Graphic Design (Drawing, Introduction to Typography, Introduction to Colour)

 

2008   

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Painting 3 (Second Semester), Painting 2 (Urban Languages project)

 

Department of Visual Art (University of Stellenbosch): Fine Arts Visiting Lecturer; Visual Communication Design 2 (Signage Project), Visual Communication Design 3 (Ethics project: Lies)

 

Cape Town School of Photography: Creative Photography/ Introduction to the  History of Photography Course

           

Cape Peninsula University of Technology: First Year Graphic Design (Introduction to Typography)


University of Cape Town Summer School: Drawing for Beginners

 

2007           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Discourse of Art 2 visiting lecturer (The City Project).

 

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10-12 Communication Design

           

2006           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Discourse of Art 2 visiting lecturer (The City Project).

 

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10-12 Communication Design.

 

Multimediations Lectures at Cape Platform, workshops

 

2005           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Discourse of Art 2 visiting lecturer (The City Project; Introduction to Aesthetics).

 

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10-12 Communication Design.

           

 Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Three Dimensional Techniques (two packaging projects for third years).

 

Ruth Prowse School of Art: Typography Project.


Guest lecture at the Cape Town University of Technology.

 

2004           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Discourse of Art 2 visiting lecturer (The City Project); First Year Design (paper construction module).

 

AFDA (South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance): Aesthetics core course lectures (part-time) and Production Design guest lecture.

 

Guest lecture at CityVarsity Kloof Street.

Guest lecture at the University of Stellenbosch.

 

2003           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Discourse of Art 2 (The City Project) and Second Year Discourse tutor. First Year Printmaking (one project).

 

AFDA (South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) Aesthetics core course lectures (part-time).

 

2002           

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town), Discourse of Art 2  Second Semester Project Supervisor and Tutor.

           

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10-12 Communication Design &  Printmaking for Senior Certificate.

 

Guest Lecture at Cape Technikon.

 

2001           

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10-12 Communication Design & Printmaking for Senior Certificate.

 

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): First Year Drawing (one module); Discourse of Art Tutorials, First Year.

 

2000           

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10/11 History of Art, Grade 8/9 General Art, Grade 8/9 Special Needs art class and workshops for primary learners. Ibhabatane Workshops and Grade 10-12 Printmaking for Senior  Certificate.

 

Framing Workshops with street photographers Centre for Photography, University of Cape Town.

 

Extra-Mural Art for 9-12 year olds at Michaelis School of Fine Art.

 

1999           

University of Stellenbosch: Introduction to Art History (First Semester), First Year.

 

Michaelis School of Fine Art (University of Cape Town): Drawing Project, First Year.

 

Foundation School of Art: History of Art, First Year.

 

Ruth Prowse School of Art: fine art workshops, Adult Learners.

 

Hout Bay private school of art: fine art workshops, Adult Learners.

 

Fairheads Workshop, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Drawing

 

Frank Joubert Art & Design School: Grade 10/11 History of Art, Grade 8/9  General Art, Grade 8/9 special needs art class and workshops for primary learners.

 

Commissions

 

Charmed Life for Hollard Villa Beaded    Hollard Villa, Johannesburg

 

Awards and Residencies

 

Finalist in MTN New Contemporary 2005

 

Wasla Workshop Residency, Nuweiba Egypt 2003 (Triangle Arts Trust)

 

Glasgow School of Fine Art Exchange 1995

 

Other Creative Projects

 

2006  

Production Designer for Visa Vie /The Search for a South African Husband (director: Elan Gamaker)

 

Golden Bokkie Brand (hand made products) at Neighbourgoods Market

 

Various illustration jobs for Carapace (Poetry journal)

 

Various Art Department production design assisting for Television Commercials

 

2004           

Production Designer for The First and Last Loves of Leonardo Lopes (directorChristopher Rodriges) (with Jaqui Stecher)          

 

Bad Apple set and poster design for Brett Goldin

 

2003           

Golden Bokkie Brand (hand made products) at Bread and Butter Store

 

2002           

Visual Design for Constructus (Waddy Jones/ Markus Wormstorm music collaborative).

Luminary Lights at Aisle 5, Cape Town (curated by Kim Stern)

Assistant Co-ordinator as member of Public Eye for Beyond the Gallery Public Art Conference, Cape Town

Became member of public art collective, Public Eye

 

Suburbanist Public Space Project (with Andrew Putter and others)

 

2001           

Luminary Lights Exhibition, 210 Long Street, Cape Town

 

2000           

Production design for Voice Made Night   Magnet Theatre Company

 

Packaging/ CD design for Steady On by Moodphase5

 

 Levi’s Vintage Jeans Artist Project

 Levi’s Vintage Jeans window display/ artist’s installation

and Rivett public art Installation

Backdrop paintings with Peter Eastman for Levi’s shoot

 

 Illustrated Summer Haiku by Sue Clark

 

1998           

Collaboration with David West for his range Lepidoptera and promotional materials for South African Fashion week

 

Collaboration with Crispian Plunkett for Elle Fashion editorial (White Nights)

 

1994-7           

Décor assistant/ co-ordinator MCQP (Mother City Queer Projects), Cape Town

 

Various illustrations & cover designs for Snail Press/ Firfield Press/ Carapace & Karapaks (Poetry journals and books):

At The Aviary by Stewart Conn

Funny Valentine by Peter Kantey

True to the Whole by Mike Kantey

Sonnette van Shakespeare by GDU Geledenhuys

 

Student exchange and residency, Glasgow School of Fine Art, Scotland