© 2016 Kim Lieberman. 

Education:

          2001          MA(Fine Art) | Wits University | Dissertation entitled 'Alighiero e Boetti's Postal Art' | 

                             graduated with distinction in the practical component

          1997          B Tech Degree | Fine Art | Witwatersrand Technikon

          1995          National Diploma in Fine Art | Witwatersrand Technikon

          1991          National Diploma in Graphic Design | Witwatersrand Technikon      

Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions:

          2008         Human Constellations | Gallery AoP | Johannesburg

          2006         Human Currents | Esso Gallery | New York

          2006         Human Currents | Gallery AoP | Johannesburg

          2004         Current | Esso Gallery | New York

          2003         Every Interaction Interrupts the Future | Goodman Gallery | Johannesburg

          2000         Blood Relatives | Camouflage Art. Culture. Politics | Johannesburg

          1997         Pushing the Envelope | Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet | Cape Town

Public Artworks:

 2016 - now       Human Intersection | Canal Street Maboneng Precinct | Johannesburg

 2016 - now        Royal Block | Graaffreniet

Art Fairs:

          2013        The Winter Sculpture Fair | Nirox Sculpture Park | Cradle of Humankind

          2009        Jo'burg Art Fair | Gallery Aop | Sandton Convention Centre | 3-5 April

          2008        Jo'burg Art Fair | Gallery AoP | Sandton Convention Centre | 13-16 March

          2007        Arte Fiera Bologna Italy | Esso Galley | list of artists include Alighiero Boetti,        

                           Anselm Kiefer, Giulio Paolini, Carol Rama, Andy Warhol, Stanley Whitney 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      2005            The DAVID Exhibition curated by Lisa Essers, Michelangelo Towers, Johannesburg

      2005            Leading Contemporary South African Artists Alliance Francaise, Johannesburg

      2003/4        Integrating Cultures curated by Liza Essers, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town      

      2003            Small Things Bright and Beautiful by Artists Short and Tall Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

      2003            The Ampersand Foundation 1997-2003 Warren Siebrits Gallery, Johannesburg

      2002            Landmark: Visions of land in Africa curated by Nessa Leibhammer for the Johannesburg World Summit,

                           MTN Building, Johannesburg

      2001            FNB Vita Art Award Market Theatre, Johannesburg

      2001            CLEAN curated by Retha Erusmas, Millennium Gallery, Johannesburg

      2001            FNB Vita Art Award NSA Gallery, Durban

      2001            After the Diagram curated by Lauri Firstenberg and Douglas Cooper, White Box Gallery, New York

      2001            switch on/off Oudtshoorn Festival, curated by Marcus Neustetter

      2000            Translation/Seduction/Displacement White Box Gallery, New York

      1999            Exchange Sandton Civic Gallery, Johannesburg

      1997            Taking Stock Johannesburg Stock Exchange

      1996/7         Hitch-Hiker, curated by Clive Kellner,  Generator Art Space, Johannesburg

      1996             Common and Uncommon Ground South African Group Exhibition, Atlanta curated by Steven Sack

      1995             Exhibited informally and collaboratively (with Esmarie Meyer) on the Africus Biennale

                            Electric Workshop, Newtown, Johannesburg   

Selected Group Exhibitions:

          2019        Finkelstein Gallery Presents | Finkelstein Gallery, Melbourne

          2019        The Ampersand Foundation | UJ Art Gallery, Johannesburg

          2015         TWENTY: Contemporary Art From South Africa Pretoria Art Museum | UJ Art Gallery, Johannesburg

          2015         TWENTY: Contemporary Art From South Africa Appalachian State University, North Carolina USA

          2014         Nirox Sculpture | Winter 2014 curated by Mary-Jane Darroll, Cradle of Humankind

          2014         Blood, Sweat and Tears ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg

          2014         Paperwork SMAC Art Gallery, Stellenbosch

          2013         Sculpture at Arts on Main curated by Brendan Copestake

          2013         Moving through Mirage City Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG)

          2013         WAM (Wits Art Museum) Exhibition Auction, Wits University, Johannesburg

          2013         After the Rainbow Nation 3013 curated by Mary-Jane Darroll, Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind

          2012         Pointure Exhibition curated by Ann-Marie Tully UJ, Johannesburg

          2011-13   Love Lace Power House Museum, Sydney Australia (www.powerhousemuseum.com/lovelace/)              

          2011         Celebrating 20 [Women] Artists L’Ancienne, Johannesburg

          2010         Studio 19 Kim Lieberman’s Contemporary Lace and Antique European Lace SA Fashion Week Arts On

                            Main, Johannesburg

          2009         Social Pattern AVA Gallery, Cape Town

          2009         Swamp Eyes David Krut Gallery, Johannesburg; exhibition of works on paper including Ryan Arenson,

                            Willem Boshoff, Wim Botha, Gail Behrmann, Willie Cole (US), Claire Gavronsky, William Kentridge, Alice

                            Maher (UK), Suzanne McClelland (US), Colin Richards, Michelle Segre (US), Rose Shakinovsky, Sean

                            Slemon, Kiki Smith (US), Nathaniel Stern, Sandile Zulu.

          2008          Witwatersrand Embroiderers and Lace Guild Exhibition, Johannesburg

          2008          david and GOLIATH Auction, The Bag Factory, Johannesburg; 25 September

          2006          Navigating the Bookscape: Artists’ Books and the Digital Interface curated by David Paton, Aardklop Arts 

                             Festival, Potchefstroom, FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg

        2006            Esso Gallery Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Esso Gallery, New York

        2005            Alighiero Boetti Shaman/Showman (literary event and exhibition) Esso Gallery, New York

Lectures | Talks:

       2011            Love Lace International Symposium: Not Just a Thread, Sydney 30 July

       2008            Lecture: Art and Marketing The Business Place, Johannesburg

       2007            Talk: An Audio-visual Exploration of the Cutting Edge of Conceptual Art; presented with: Clive Kellner,

                            Director of the Johannesburg Art Gallery and Philippa Levitt

  

Public Collections:

      2010            Standard Bank Art Collection

      2008            Constitutional Court Collection

      2006            Liberty Life                         

      2005            SAB (South African Breweries)

                           Hollard

       2004           The Israel Museum

       2003           Biliton

                           Sasol

                           Johannesburg Art Gallery

        2000          MTN Art Institute

        1996          Gauteng Legislature 

Private Collections:

                           Antwerp                                   

                           Brussels

                           Cape Town

                           Connecticut

                           Hong Kong

                           Johannesburg

                           London

                           New York

                           San Diego

                           Sicily

                           Venice

Employment:

        1996-2012 Professional artist

        2002           Lectured part-time at the University of the Witwatersrand, Fine Art Department

        1998/99     Lectured part-time, University of the Witwatersrand (Post-graduate students), Fine Art Department

        1998           Lectured part-time at Witwatersrand Technikon, Fine Art Department

        1997           Assisted with the installation of the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale

        1997           Lectured part-time at Witwatersrand Technikon, Fine Art Department

        1996           Lectured part-time at Witwatersrand Technikon, Fine Art Department     

        199             Assisted in the assembling of visual (slide) documentation of the Africus Biennale, Johannesburg,

                           for the Slide Libraries of the Fine Art Departments of both The University of the Witwatersrand and

                           The Witwatersrand Technikon

 

International Travel:

        2016            Italy Rome meeting with Fondation Boetti, Venice, Cortina

                             Mozambique July

 Dec 2014/15      Israel

 Dec 2013/2014 Thailand

Nov  2013            Italy, Venice (Biennale), Turin (Artissima)      

July 2013             Italy, Rome, Santa Mirenella, Spoleto, Gubbio, Ponza, Palmadora, Ventotene

        2012             Israel Jerusalem, Mitzpe Ramon, Tel Aviv

                              Documenta Kassel German, Paris

        2011|2012    India Miumbai, Goa

        2010|11         India Mumbai, Goa

        2011              Sydney Australia

        2010              Miami (Miami Basel Art Fair); New York

        2008/9          India

        2007/8          India

        2008              Israel

        2007              Italy: Venice Bienalle, Turin, Florence, Milan

        2006              New York

        2004              Israel, New York

        2003              New York

        2002              Israel, Sinai; London, Documenta 11 in Kassel, Germany

        2001/02        Maputu, Belin and Tofo, Mozambique

        2001              New York, Bali

        2000              New York, Thailand

        1999              New York, on Ampersand Fellowship, Chicago

        1998/99        Jerusalem, Israel

        1997              Kassel, Germany - Documenta X

                               Munster, Germany, Art Project 1997

                               London

        1994/5/6       Travel to African destinations i.e. Malawi, Swaziland, Madagascar, Venda

                                and various other places in South Africa

         1993              Extensive travel in Europe including Netherlands, London, Greece, Turkey,                      

    May-Jan             Italy, Spain, Portugal and Austria

         1992              Travelled extensively in South America, including Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and                               

  Jan-Sept              Ecuador, exploring the ritual, art and architecture of Ancient Indigenous peoples of                                    

                               the region. Participated in shamanic ritual ceremonies in Brazil and in the Peruvian                                

                               Jungle region

         1988             Travelled in the USA, Israel, Turkey and Greece  

 June-Nov