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HAIDEE NEL

Haidee Nel (b. 1977) is a sculptor and installation and performance artist who lives and works in Swellendam, South Africa. She works mainly with wood, cement, fabric and resin and enjoys playing with colour and texture.

EDUCATION

  • 2001 Micheal Hetem School of Photography. Advanced Black and White Photography.
  • 2000 University of Cape Town, Michealis School of Fine Art. Honours degree in Fine Art. Dean’s merit list award for academic performance.

COMPETITIONS & AWARDS

  • 2011 Absa le Atelier, Regional Finalist, Cape Town
  • 2010 Vuleka Award, Winner: Best Overall Artwork
  • 2003 Merit Award for the Sasol New Signatures Competition

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

  • 2017 Groeipyne / Growing Pains, Worldart, Cape Town
  • 2017 Groeipyne, Woordfees, Stellenbosch
  • 2016 Camouflage, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
  • 2016 Urban Masquerade, Cape Town Art fair with Worldart
  • 2015 At the End of the Rainbow, Equus Gallery, Cavalli Estate (near Cape Town)
  • 2015 Orange Babies South Africa, Joburg Art Fair
  • 2014 Cape Town Art Fair with Erdmann Contemporary
  • 2013 Design Indaba group exhibition titled ‘The travel suitcase’
  • 2011 Infecting the City, Cape Town