Curriculum Vitae: Suzanne Duncan                                                                  

Education:        2013 – 2015       MFA (Distinction), Michaelis School of Fine Art, U.C.T, Cape Town

                          2002- 2006     B.A.F.A (Hons),MichaelisSchool of Fine Art, U.C.T, Cape  Town. Majored in sculpture.

1995-1999       Matriculated, Bergvliet Highschool,Cape Town.

1997-1999       Frank Joubert Art Centre, Cape Town

1988-1994      Westcott Primary School,Cape Town.

Solo Exhibitions:    

2015       MFA Graduate Exhibition, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town

2010      Winelands  VAN-Guard Exhibition. Oude Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch. 


 Group Exhibitions:      

2014-2015       In Bloom 3, Casa Labia Cultural Centre, Cape Town

2014       Doing Hair: Art and Hair in Africa, Wits ArtMuseum, Johannesburg

2014        In Parts, University of Witswatersrand Art Gallery, Johannesburg

2013        Uberbliebsel (Leftovers), Konnektor – Forum fur Kunst, Hannover, Germany

2013       ABSA Exhibition, Design Indaba, Cape Town

2011        In Bloom 2, Casa Labia Cultural Centre, Cape Town

2011        Joburg Fringe, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

2011        Sasol New Signatures Art Competition, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria.

2011        Fundraising Exhibition, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town.

2010       Juggling the familiar 2, Center for African Studies Gallery, University of Cape Town.

2010        ABSA L’Atelier Awards 2010,  ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg.

2010        Materiality: Ways of Seeing, ORE Gallery,Cape Town.

2010       Western Cape Division of ABSA L’Atelier 2010. Artb Gallery, Belville, Cape Town.

2009        Sasol New Signatures Art Competition 2009, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria.

2009        A.V.A Members Exhibition, A.V.A Gallery,Cape Town.

2009        ABSA L’Atelier Awards 2009, ABSA Gallery,Johannesburg.

2009        Obsession, Prins Vincentgebou, Oudtshoorn. Part of KKNK (Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees).

2009       Western CapeDivision of ABSA L’Atelier 2009, Artb Gallery, Belville, Cape Town.

2008        Thupelo Found Objects Workshop Exhibition, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town.

2008        ABSA L’Atelier Awards 2008 , ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg.

2008        Western CapeDivision of ABSA L’Atelier 2008,  Artb Gallery, Belville, Cape Town.

2007        Summer Salon, Mozart Café,Cape Town.

2007         Contusion,IrmaSternMuseum,Cape Town.

2006         Fourth Year Final Exhibition, MichaelisSchoolof Art, Cape Town.

2006         Glimpse, African Studies Gallery, U.C.T,Cape Town.

2003         YDEsire, The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.


University of Cape Town;                  Stockings, 2007

Sasol:                                                Gauze, 2007

                                                          Handkerchief, 2007


2011        Professional Practice for artist’s workshop.

2008        September/October. Thupelo found objects workshop, Greatmore studios, Cape Town.

Prizes/Subsidies:          2008         Top ten finalist in the ABSA L’Atelier Awards.

Accolades:                    2006         Deans Merit List, University ofCape Town.


2014         Twamley Postgraduate Bursary

2013          Twamley Postgraduate Bursary

2011          Professional practice for Artist’s workshop. 50% bursary supplied by VANSA Western Cape.

2006         Student assistantship bursary from Michaelis School of Fine  Art, University of Cape Town.


2014         MacIver Departmental Scholarship

2014         Jules Kramer scholarship for travel

2013         Jules Kramer international scholarship for travel

2013         MacIver Departmental Scholarship

Exhibition Production:   

2009         One of six facilitators for a one day workshop for art and design teachers, Inspire Rewire Ignite.

2008         Facilitated a body casting workshop for the //kwa ttu Centre, Yzerfontein.


2008 – 2010         Artists Residency at Greatmore Studios, Cape  Town.

Festivals:                     2010        The Great Walk and More Arts Festival,Woodstock, Cape Town.

Volunteer work:          2008        Taught after school art classes to Grade eights at Masipumelele High School, Khayelitsha

through SAEP Education Programmes.



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