vd Westhuizen Pieter

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Born 1931 in Pretoria.

A painter and graphic artist of landscapes, portraits, still life, genre, figures and abstract pictures. Works in oil, watercolour, ink, pencil, charcoal and in various graphic media.

Sudied 1959 to 1962 at University of SA, under Leo Theron (qv), Zakkie Eloff (qv) and Robert Hodgins (qv); 1969 under Alfred Krenz (qv), 1971 at the Ruth Prowse Art Centre, Cape Town, under Erik Laubscher (qv); 1979 to 1980 Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten en de Hogere Instituten, Antwerp, Belgium; 1982 Stedelijke Academie, Ghent, Belgium.

Profile 1978 to 1980 an art lecturer at Worcester Technical College, Cape Province. Visited Belgium in 1979 to 1980, 1982, 1983 and 1985; visited Japan 1984 and 1985 to 1986.

Exhibitions –

He has participated in numerous group exhibitions in SA, Belgium, the USA and the UK; 1970 Cape Town, first of several solo exhibitions held in SA, Belgium and Japan.

Represented by Willem Annandale Art Gallery, Lichtenburg and Morné Kretschmann Art Dealers PE.