Bert Pauw

Bert Pauw was born in Somerset West, Cape Town in 1993. He grew up in Pretoria, and after finishing high school, moved to Cape Town where he currently lives and works. He graduated from Michaelis School of Fine Art in 2015 and is a recipient of the Simon Gerson Prize. As an interdisciplinary artist, Pauw chooses to work equally across the realms of sculpture, photography and installation.

Group Exhibitions:
2017
Absa L'Atelier, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg
Hush Hush, SMITH, Cape Town
Out Of Nowhere, SMITH, Cape Town
Cape Town Art Fair, represented by SMITH, Cape Town
Closer Than Ever, Gallery MOMO project space, Cape Town

2016
Metropolis, Upstairs on Bree, Cape Town
Jan Royce gallery, Cape Town
Static, Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg
Bad Habitus, Mullers Gallery, Cape Town.
Jan Royce gallery, Cape Town
Photocopy, The Eye, Cape Town
Falling Into One Another, Ruth Prowse School of Art, Cape Town.

2015
Venue, a group exhibition at the Long Street 24-hour Mcdonalds, conceptualised by Alma Martha, March 2016, Cape Town.
Michaelis Silent Auction, Jan Royce Gallery, Cape Town

2014
Sasol New Signatures Western Cape Finalists, a group exhibition at Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

Awards:
2013
Dean’s Merit List (University of Cape Town)

2014
Dean’s Merit List (University of Cape Town)
Simon Gerson Award
Sasol New Signature finalist

2015
Dean’s Merit List (University of Cape Town)
Sasol New Signature finalist
Sasol New Signature finalist

Art Fairs
2017
Cape Town Art Fair represented by SMITH

Media:
http://10and5.com/2016/06/22/photo-essay-bert-pauw/
http://ourfriends.co/imagine/art/bert-pauw/
http://www.afashionfriend.co.za/editorials/nothing-bert