John Kramer

Born: 1946, Worcester, Cape Province At school Kramer received tuition at the Hugo Naude Art Centre, Worcester and majored in painting at the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town. In 1968 he won the Michaelis prize. He holds a diploma in Fine Art. In 1970 he joined the South African Museum where he was head of the Exhibitions division for many years. During his museum career he designed and, with his team, built many displays and exhibitions. He also had the opportunity to visit most major museums and galleries in Canada, USA, Israel, Paris and London. Although he had a full-time job he continued to paint at night and weekends and participated in various group exhibitions. In the 1980’s he had two successful solo exhibitions. In 2002 he left the museum to pursue a full-time painting career. His work is represented in many private, corporate and public collections, including the South African Nqational Gallery, Durban Art Gallery and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, Port Elizabeth. Artist CV
A painter of buildings and street scenes. Works in oil and acrylic. Studies : 1966 -1968 Diploma in Fine Art, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town Exhibitions : Participated in numerous group exhibitions in South Africa since 1971 1974 - Toured Europe and the UK 1981 - Republic Exhibition 1981 - Solo Exhibition, South African Association of Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town 1982 - Cape Town Triennial Represented : Durban Art Gallery South African National Gallery, Cape Town King George VI Gallery, Port Elizabeth University of the Orange Free State His work is represented in numerous collections in South Africa and abroad. John Kramer John Kramer John Kramer