BIOGRAPHY and CV

SwainHoogervorst (born 1988) holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Vega (2010) Hehas been selected for the top 100 in the Absa Atelier Competition in both(2013) and (2015) as well as residencies in both The Netherlands (2013) and inFinland (2015). His work has been shown in group exhibitions both nationallyand internationally with his first solo exhibition at the AVA Gallery in CapeTown (2014) titled Inside Out. His second solo exhibition titled SearchingEudaimonia (2017) was hosted by the Everard Read Gallery in Cape Town and washis debut show with the Gallery. Hoogervorst currently lives and works in CapeTown and is affiliated with the Everard Read Gallery in South Africa.

_ACHIEVEMENTS
2015 – 50% funded residency at Arteles Creative Centre, Finland
2015 – Top 100 Barclays Atelier Competition
2013 – Top 40 finalist Absa Atelier Competition
2013 – Invited artist at Schildersweek, Domburg, The Netherlands
2008 – Nominated for a Loerie Award in the student category, South Africa
2006 – 100% Matric design practical - one of twelve in the South Africa

_SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 – Making Pictures, Everard Read CIRCA, Cape Town
2017 – Searching Eudaimonia, Everard Read, Cape Town
2014 – Inside Out, AVA Gallery, Cape Town

_RESIDENCIES
2015 – Arteles Creative Centre, Finland
2013 – Schildersweek, Domburg, The Netherlands

_GROUP SHOWS
2018: Nano 1.2,Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2018: Winter Show,Everard Read CIRCA, Cape Town
2018: In the forestsof the night, Everard Read CIRCA, Johannesburg
2017 – Nano 1.1, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2017 – Spectrum, Everard Read Circa, Johannesburg
2016 – Liminal Geographies, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2016 – Line and Shadow, CIRCA Gallery, Johannesburg
2016 – Death of the old, Galleri Kalashnikov, Johannesburg
2016 – Stars and Tracks, The Project Room, Windhoek, Nambia
2016 – For what its worth, No End Contemporary, Johannesburg
2016 – Pastoral Abstraction, Everard Read, Cape Town
2015 – Defining the Narrative, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town
2015 – Homage, Everard Read, Cape Town
2014 – Pool Party, Alma Martha Project Space, Cape Town
2014 – Golden Haze, Saon 91, Cape Town
2014 – /SCAPE, Salon 91, CapeTown
2013 – One in a Million, Salon 91, Cape Town
2013 – Absa Atelier Best 100 in the country Exhibition, Johannesburg
2013 – Schildersweek, Domburg, The Netherlands
2012/2013 – Summer Show, Salon91, Cape Town
2012 – { Impression; Sunset } Salon91, Cape Town

_PUBLICATIONS
2015: Art Needs You The BarclaysL'Atelier Award, Dr Paul Bayliss, 978-0-620-66441-7
2014: Art South Africa Volume 13 issue02 The Controversy Issue, Brendon and Suzette Bell-Roberts, 16846133
2013: Imagine the untapped talent ofthe subconscious, The Absa L'Atelier Award, 978-0-620-57231-6


REVIEWS AND FEATURES

Ends and Means: Swain Hoogervorst's 'Searching Eudaemonia' (2017)
https://artthrob.co.za/2017/05/25/ends-and-means-swain-hoogervorsts-searching-eudaimonia/

Investing in Art: Swain Hoogervorst (2016)
http://tailsofamermaid.com/2016/02/investing-in-art-swain-hoogervorst.html

In Finland with Swain Hoogervorst (2015)
https://soundcloud.com/los_individuos/situational-radio-in-finland-with-swain-hoogervorst

Bright Young Things: Swain Hoogervorst (2014)
http://artafricamagazine.org/december-2014-swain-hoogervorst/

Inside Out, an Exhibition of Paintings by Swain Hoogervorst (2014)
http://10and5.com/2014/05/16/inside-out-an-exhibition-of-paintings-by-swain-hoogervorst/

Featured: Swain Hoogervorst (2013)
http://10and5.com/2013/09/17/featured-swain-hoogervorst/

Ray-Ban Presents: The #envisionseries (2013)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0D4RwsuwCk

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