Mr Ben Botma
Position
Research Fellow
Department
Fine Arts
Address
130D D101B
Fine Arts
IB 24
Telephone
051 4012282
Office
Claerhout Building D101B
Information

Short CV

EXHIBITIONS (since 1994)

International

 

lnternational Print Exchange: UFS, Technikon Free State, University of Portsmouth (UK) and University of Virginia (USA).
 

Group Exhibition, South African Exhibition at the Lisbon Expo `98, Lisbon, Portugal.
 

Group Exhibition, Free State Art, curated by Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Belgium Touring Exhibition.
 

National

 

Staff Exhibition, Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
 

Selected Group Exhibition, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein.
 

lnvited Group Exhibition, P.J. Olivier Art Center, Stellenbosch.
 

"The Walls Sing". An Exhibition of Free State Artists curated by Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Grahamstown Art Festival Grahamstown.
 

"Art and Life". Group Exhibition, Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
 

Group Exhibition at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn.
 

Staff Exhibition, Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
 

Group Exhibition (4 artists) at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn.
 

Light and Sound Collage: A multi-media performance, Slide and Animation Show, presented at the annual HappenArt Day on the campus of the University of the Orange Free State.
 

National Print Exchange: All universities and Technikons in South Africa.
 

Printing Processes Explained, Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, UFS, Bloemfontein.
 

Group Exhibition:l Halstarrig op eie weg, Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery. UFS, Bloemfontein.
 

Contemporary OFS Art Exhibition, presented by ABSA and curated by Oliewenhuis Art Museum, ABSA Regional Head Office, Bloemfontein.
 

Group exhibition: Perspective 25 Perspektief, Johannes Stegmann Gallery, UFS, Bloemfontein.
 

Solo exhibition: Oorskot, Johannes Stegmann Gallery, UFS, Bloemfontein.
 

Work in collections

 

Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein
Sasol collection
UFS collection
ABSA (Regional) collection
VODACOM collection
TELKOM collection
HRC Head Office, Pretoria: One painting on loan from the University collection.
RAND MERCHANT BANK
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1980-1987 Lecturer at UFS in Printmaking and Drawing.
 

1987-1990 Lecturer and Acting Head of Department.
 

1990-1996 Lecturer in Printmaking, Drawing and Art Education.
 

1997 - Acting Head of Department, Lecturer in Printmaking, Drawing and Art Education

Area(s) of Interest

Art Education - The study of different approaches to art education with the aim of developing a suitable model for local conditions.

Research equivalent field - Working on a solo exhibition with the rhino slaughter as theme.

Courses Presented

  • Diploma in Fine Arts & B.A. (Fine Arts)
  • M.A. (Fine Arts)
  • A.C.E. and B.Ed.Hons (Fine Arts)

FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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