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Gary FrierBiography: Personal Details Name: Gary Michael Frier Date of birth: 15 October 1972 Telephone (home): (2721) 903 3952 (cell): 082 831 3990 (work): (2721) 423 8094 Website: http://www.friersart.com Email: GaryF@friersart.com Education Tertiary at the Peninsula Technikon 1991 - 1994 Graduated with a National diploma in Graphic Design Projects *Exhibited at the Caledon museum 1995, Jol club 1996,Battswood Art Centre 1999, Le bon ton 1999, Durbanville Cultural Society (Rust en Vrede) 2000 & 2001 *Completed an apprenticeship in animation at Jack Russel studios (details to be discussed )1995 - 1996 *Took part in the Thupelo workshop 1997 *Tutored for Sanlams annual children’s art competition 1997 & 1998 *Participated in a 10 day residency program on Robben Island in 1998 (details to be discussed) *Took part in an etching workshop organized by the Alliance Francaise (1999) *I was nominated for a residency program at the Fordsburg art studios (Bag factory) in Johannesburg 1999 (details to be discussed). *I have run workshops at the Somerset library and the Foundation School of Art. *Worked as a professional artist at Greatmore Studios (1999 - 2000) *I participated in an artist exchange program which involved a group exhibition with etchings of 12 South African artists and running workshops in Brest, Jarsey and Tulle * Exhibition of banners done for cultural festival in Brest, Banners of Africa(2002) * Exhibited in Barcelona for charities (UNISEF, Save the children) (2002/3) * Took part in the International Thupelo workshop and exhibited at the Annex of the South African National Gallery (2003) Galleries: The Peanut gallery The clock tower gallery Gallery Lyon Grosvenorvilla Art Gallery Media: other, mixed media Style: expressionistic Subjects: people, portraits and characters
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