Louis Jansen Van Vuuren

Born: 1949, Middleburg, Transvaal Works in oil, pastel on paper. Studies: 1967 - 1976 - BA in Creative Arts; BA Honours cum laude in History of Art, Univ. of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA Profile: 1980 - 1986 - Chairman of Western Cape branch SA Assoc. Arts; lecturer in Fine Arts at Natal Technical College; Head of Painting Dept. Univ. of Stellenbosch; lecturer in Graphic Design at Michaelis School of Fine Art; frequent visitor to Europe and US Awards: 1975 Maggie Laubscher Scholarship, Univ. of Stellenbosch, Western Cape; Cape Tercentenary Foundation Scholarship Publications: 1985 - 1986 - Illustrations for Book Covers for Tafelberg and De Suid Afrikaan, Cape Town SA; editorial illustrations for Leadership magazine; posters for CAPAB; Perrier-Monis Restaurant Guide Corporate / Public: SA National Gallery; SASOL; First National Bank, Jhb. SA; Collections: Rand National Bank, Jhb. SA; Investec Bank, Cape Town SA; Cape of Good Hope Bank, Cape Town SA; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, US; among others Solo Exhibitions: Major national galleries as well as in Miami, US; Washington, US; Paris, France Group Exhibitions: 1966 - 1998 ± 70 nationally; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, US; Cite Int. des Arts, Paris, France; Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, US; Very Special Arts Gallery, Washington, US "The ephemerality of his imagery, often combined with strong unconscious symbolism, transports the viewers beyond themselves into a realm of memory that invokes personal history, longing and desire."….SA Assoc. for Visual Arts group exhibition 1998. Louis Jansen Van Vuuren Louis Jansen Van Vuuren Louis Jansen Van Vuuren