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Tanya Poole

Biography of Tanya Poole
*1971 in St John's (Newfoundland), Canada
Lives and works in Grahamstown, South Africa

1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts Rhodes University
1998 Master of Fine Arts Rhodes University
since 2001 Educational activities
 




Solo Exhibitions
2021
Tanya Poole | Undergrowth, Everard Read, London
2018-2019
The Whispering Sping, Galerie m Bochum
2015
Thozama and Rose, Galerie m Bochum
2007
Drift, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2005
Missing, Franchise Gallery, Johannesburg
2000
Inner Site Violence, Grahamstown
Bedtime Stories, Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch
1999
Inner Site Violence, St James, Cape Town, Millennium Gallery, Pretoria
1998
Limnetic Zone, Standard Bank National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
Exhibition in Three Parts, Grahamstown
1996
Behind the Green Door, Standard Bank National Arts Festival, Grahamstown

Group Exhibitions
2021
Grenzfälle des Raumes, Galerie m
2020
on paper- on colour, KunstRaum, Duisburg
2019
Galerie m | 3. Mai 1969 - 3. Mai 2019
2009
x2, Albany History Museum, Grahamstown
To Those Lost, Albany History Museum, Grahamstown
2008
Between Meaning and Matter, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
Hollywood, Nollywood, Bollywood, World Art Gallery, Johannesburg
2007
Greenhouse: from painting to plastic, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Lourensford
Possibilities, SA Tourism, Mumbai
2005
Bell-Roberts and Gallery Momo Summer Show, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
New Painting, National South African Gallery, Durban, UNISA Gallery, Pretoria, Johannesburg National Art Gallery
About Face, KKNK Festival, Oudtshoorn, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2004
Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Town International Convention Centre
2003
Brett Kebble Art Awards, Cape Town International Convention Centre
Four Play, Cuyler Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth
Console, Grahamstown National Arts Festival
2002
Rebellion and Uproar: The Escape From Robben Island of Makana and the Eastern Frontier Rebels, 1820. The Nelson Mandela Gateway Complex, Robben Island Museum, The 1820 Museum, Grahamstown National Arts Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
2000
Three Women, Mattamondo Gallery, Notting Hill, London
1999 Soft Serve, South African National Gallery, Cape Town
1996 Collection of South African Art, The Chicago Institute and the South African Embassy, USA

Theatre Productions
2008
16 Kinds of Emptiness, Grahamstown National Arts Festival
2004
37 Degrees of Fear, Johannesburg (set, props and costume)
Slow Island, Grahamstown (set, props and costume design)
2003
Fuse, Grahamstown, Edinburgh, Cape Town, Johannesburg (set, props and costume design)
2001
Diary of a Burning Tree, Grahamstown (set)
2000
The Fall, Grahamstownb (installation/set)
1999
Knowing it was a Mirage, Grahamstown, Johannesburg (videoinstallation)