Gallery MOMO

Dumile Feni

Artist Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
1950s

  • Block and Leo Wald Sculpture, Pottery and Plastics Foundry, Jeppe.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2003

  • Posthumously awarded the Order of Ikhamanga, for excellence in the arts

1991

  • Standard Bank National Arts Festival, Grahamstown

1990

  • Applecrest, New York (Township Art from SA)

1989

  • Portrait of Nelson Mandela for the Pathfinder Mural, New York City

1988

  • La Galleria, New York
  • City without Wall Gallery, Newark, New Jersey (Uhuru: an Exhibition of African American Art against Apartheid)
  • Voices from Exile (Seven SA Artists), Washington DC, Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia

1987

  • Unlock Apartheid’s Jails, conference on children under apartheid, with Bill Cosby and the American Committee of Africa, Hyatt Hotel, New York City

1983

  • United Nations Exhibition, Commemoration of Namibia Freedom day, NewYork City

1982

  • National Museum and Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana (Art towards Social
  • Development: an Exhibition of SA Art)

1981

  • Jabulani Standard Bank, Soweto (Black Art Today)

1977

  • Gallery 21, SANG (Cape Town Festival)
  • Rand Afrikaans University, Pretoria Art Museum, University of Orange Free State, William Hamphrey Art
  • Gallery (University of Fort Hare – Contemporary African Art in SA)

1975

  • Goodman Gallery (SA Sculpture)
  • Gallery 21, London (African Art from SA)

1970

  • Goodman Gallery (The 51 Club Winter Art Exhibition)
  • Goodman Gallery (Exhibition from the Collection of Desmond Fisher)

1969

  • Camden Arts Centre, London (Contemporary African Art)
  • Grosvenor Gallery, London

1968

  • Goodman Gallery (Sketches from a Private Collection)

1967

  • Transvaal Academy, Johannesburg
  • Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
  • Gallery 101, Johannesburg
  • Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg (Sculpture SA, 1900 – 1967)

1966

  • Gallery 101, Johannesburg
  • SA Breweries Art Prize Exhibition, SA – tour
  • Republic Festival Exhibition, Pretoria
  • Durban Art Gallery
  • Pretoria Art Museum
  • Johannesburg Civic Theatre
  • Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg (Artists of Fame and Promise)
  • Trans-Natal, Natal Society for Arts, Durban

1965

  • Transvaal Academy, Johannesburg

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1972

  • Gallery 101

1971

  • Gallery 101

AWARDS
1973

  • 1st Prize for Drawing at the Sao Paulo Biennale

1972

  • Winner, U.T.A pavement Competition

1971

  • African Studies Centre, University of California Los Angeles Art Competition

1966

  • SA Breweries Art Competition

COMMISSIONS
1978/80

  • Mural for the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Triptych of drawings for the American Committee on Africa’s ‘Unlock Apartheid Jails’ campaign.

COLLECTIONS

  • Ann Bryant Art Gallery, East London; DAM; Pelmama; PAM; SANG; UFH.

 

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