Stanley Pinker

Born: 1924, Windhoek, Namibia Stanley Pinker was born in 1924 in Windhoek, Namibia.Between 1947 – 1950 he studied at Continental Art School in Cape Town, under Maurice Van Essche. Between 1954 – 1956 he studied lithography at Hammersmith School of Art in London, under Alistair Grant. In 1952 he was a guest artist on the International Art Club’s exhibition in Cape Town. Two of his works were reproduced for an article on SA art done by Walter Battiss and published in “The Studio”. At this stage he sought to project an African spirit in his work, the influence of Maurice Van Essche. In 1954 he held his first solo exhibition and then returned to Europe and lived in London and Nice for the next 10 years. He returned to Cape Town in 1964 where he joined the newly-established Cape Town Art Centre as a teacher. In 1969 he was appointed as a lecturer at Michaelis School in Cape Town Artist CV
Stanley Pinker was a painter of landscapes, figures, and abstract pictures. He works in various mediums like oil, watercolour, charcoal and mixed media. Pinker studied at the Continental School of Art, in Cape Town, under Maurice van Essche. He also studied at the Hammersmith school of Art under Alistair Grant. Stanley Pinker Stanley Pinker Stanley Pinker