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Lwandiso Njara :: Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions

2020

- CURE. Online project, UJ Art Gallery/Moving Cube

- Of Thee I Sing – Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg

- Phantasmagoria – Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg

- God Engineering – St Lorient art gallery, Pretoria

2019

- Contemporaneite Australe, At MECA, Bordeaux, France

- They Journeyed South, AFSACSA /SAFFCA Foundation, France

2018

- In My Book of Transformation, Trent Art Gallery, 2018, Pretoria

- Engineering the New Jerusalem – Trent art gallery, February 2018, Pretoria

- Engineering the New Jerusalem II – Lizamore & Associates, 2018, Johannesburg

- Engineering the New Jerusalem II – FynArts gallery, 2018, Hermanus

- FynArts Festival - Gearings Point, 2018, Hermanus

2016

- Altar - Association of Arts Pretoria, June 2016

- A Place in Time - Nirox Winter Sculpture Show – Nirox Sculpture Park Maropeng, May - July 2016

- African Equations, group exhibition at Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg

- Two-man exhibition with Carl Jeppe, UJ Art Gallery, Johannesburg

2014

- Nirox Winter Sculpture Show – Nirox Sculpture Park, Maropeng, May - July 2014

2013

- Neo-Baroque – Fried Contemporary Gallery, Pretoria, 26 October - 23 November 2013

- Multiple Identities with Gordon Froud – Trent Gallery, Pretoria, September 2013

- Trans-Africa – Absa Art Gallery, Johannesburg

- After the Rainbow Nation 2013 – Nirox Sculpture Park and Nirox Projects, Arts on Main, Johannesburg

- Engage II World Art Day Exhibition – Pretoria Art Association, Pretoria, 15 April 2013 - 26 April 2013

2012

- Pathways with Malose Pete – Pretoria Art Association, 15 June - 4 July 2012

- Ode to Over-Consumerism: Rooftop IV – St Lorient Fashion & Art Gallery, Pretoria, 29 September - 18 November 2012

- Group show with Diane Victor – Ron Belling Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth

- Art South Africa contemporary art auction/group exhibition, Cape Town

- Winners exhibition of the PPC Young Sculptor Competition at the Pretoria Art Association

2011

- Previous winners of PPC Cement (YCSA) Competition – Pretoria Art Association, 6 May - 25 May 2011

- Exhibition with Joel Tsepho Sebothoma – Trent Art Gallery, Pretoria

2010

- African Narrative – St Lorient Fashion & Art Gallery, Pretoria

- Essence of Perfume – St Lorient Fashion & Art Gallery, Pretoria

Awards

2012

- First Prize – Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Award

- Merit Award – Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Young Sculptor Award Competition

2009

- Runner Up Prize – Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Young Sculptor Award Competition

Art Competition Judging and Selection Panels

- Adjudicator at the Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards 2013

Commissions

- Absa Cape Epic 2014 (bronze cast trophies)

Collections

- Private collections

- Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Offices, Sandton Johannesburg

- St. Lorient Fashion & Art gallery, Pretoria

- The President’s Bryntirion Estate, Pretoria

- Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria

- Eduardo Villa Museum, The University of Pretoria, Pretoria

- Fried Contemporary Art Gallery, Pretoria

- University of Pretoria

- University of South Africa (UNISA)