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|Gary Frier||Biography: 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
Tertiary at the Peninsula Technikon 1991 - 1994
Graduated with a National diploma in Graphic Design
*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
Grosvenorvilla Art Gallery Media: other, mixed media Style: expressionistic Subjects: people, portraits and characters|