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"SOLO EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON TEXTILE BY SANDRA KRIEL"
1999-09-08 until 0000-00-00
US ART GALLERY, University Museum,University of Stellenbosch
ZA South Africa
he work of Sandra Kriel is unconventional. As a producer of fine arts she
makes use of unusual mixed media. She utilises textile on which, for
example, embroidery, beads, buttons, photostats and photographs are attached
with the purpose of bringing about effective visual and visionary
This, the artist's first solo exhibition, comprises all 14 of her works
produced in these very time-consuming media.
Sandra Kriel's work has been shown since 1991, at group exhibitions in South
Africa, Europe and America. She was the recipient of the main award at the
1991 Cape Town Triennial. In 1993, when after 20 years, South Africa was
invited back to the Venice Biennale, Kriel and Jackson Hlungwani were the
two principal artists picked to represent South Africa.
The artist was born in Cape Town and now lives and works in Barrydale.
During 1980-92 she was involved in art education in Stellenbosch after her
studies at the University here and in Antwerp (Belgium). She completed the
M.A. Art (Educationes) in 1983 at the