Resume/Curriculum Vitae
EDUCATION
1997 - 1999 University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa M.A.F.A by research (cum laude)
1991 - 1994 Rhodes University, South Africa B.A.F.A (with distinction)

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS
2017 "SPACE", Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2016 "Raw/Cooked", Bankhead Theatre, CA
2015 "international painting annual 4 exhibition-in-print" Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2013 "Group Show" Figurehead Gallery, CA
2012 "Figures and Faces" Figurehead Gallery, CA
2011 Third Prize, MC Portrait Competition 2011, UK
2011 INPA 2 publication, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2011 INDA 6 publication, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2011 ArtKudos Finalist
Above & Beyond Award for outstanding contribution to Art, Music & Performing Arts Enrichment in Livermore school district, California
Honorary Mention (2009 Lark Gallery juried show)
Merit Award Winner (2008 ArtKudos International Juried Show)
Winner in the Manhattan Arts International "Her Story 2007" juried exhibition
Finalist (2006 23rd annual Artist's Magazine Competition, Portrait/Figure category)
Placed (2006 National Art Show "REALISM" Guests Gallery, U.S.A.)
Winning finalist (Abstract EXPOsure Juried Show, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.)
Honourable Mention (N. Kitsap Arts & Crafts Juried Show, WA., U.S.A.)
Exchange Visitor Programme Award in Arts (C.S.I.R., New York, U.S.A.)
Postgraduate Merit Scholarship (University of the Witwatersrand) x 2
Degree of M.A.F.A with distinction (University of the Witwatersrand)
Kempton Park/Tembisa Fine Art Award (Johannesburg)
Postgraduate Merit Award (University of the Witwatersrand) x 3
Postgraduate Scholarship (merit) (Centre for Scientific Development)
Postgraduate Merit Scholarship (offered by Rhodes University)
Rowney Prize (Best Fourth-Year Painting Student) (Rhodes University)
Half Colours (academic) (Rhodes University)
Degree of B.F.A with distinction (Rhodes University)
Tuition Scholarship (double first-class pass 1993) (Rhodes University)
Award Best Second-Year Painting Student (Rhodes University)
Award Best First-Year Painting Student (Rhodes University)
Award Best First-Year Student (Rhodes University)
Award Most Promising First-Year Fine Art Student (Rhodes University)
Award Most Outstanding Art Pupil (Matric, Mondeor High School)
Award Outstanding Art Pupil (Standard 9, Mondeor High School)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 "Group Exhibition", Figurehead Gallery, Livermore, CA
2012 "Figures and Faces", Figurehead Gallery, Livermore, CA
2011 INPA 2 publication, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2011 INDA 6 publication, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2011 First Street Gallery "2011 National Juried Exhibition", New York, NY
2011 "3rd Annual Nude Exhibition", Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2011 "Women's Works 2011", NAAC, Crystal Lake, Illinois
2011 "The Figure Now" (drawing exhibition), Fontbonne University Art Gallery
2010 "Women's Contemporary Art Exhibition, Focus 2010", June - August 2010, Kevin Milligan Gallery, Danville, CA USA
2010 Manifest Gallery "NUDE 2", Cincinnati, Ohio
2010 Torpedo Factory Art Center: Target Gallery "WomanMade" exhibition
2010 "Expressions West" Coos Art Museum, Oregon, USA
2010 "The Figure Now: Fontbonne University Fine Art Gallery
2010 Art Calendar "Self-portrait competition"
2009 Phantom Galleries, Los Angeles, USA
2009 Lark Gallery online, USA
2009 Target Gallery, Torpedo Art Center, USA
2009 Manifest Gallery "NUDE 1", Cincinnati, Ohio
2009 Bankhead Theater, USA
2009 Great South African Nudes, Everard Read Gallery, South Africa
2009 Hodnett Fine Art, Canada
2008 iArt Gallery, South Africa
2008 South Africans Abroad, Hodnett Fine Art, Canada
2008 ArtKudos International Juried Show, U.S.A.
2007 31st Annual NW Watercolor Society International Open Exhibition (October 2007)
2007 Autumn Show, Blackheath Gallery, UK
2007 Inaugural Show, new Winsor Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
2007 Manhattan Arts International "Her Story 2007" juried exhibition
2007 National Painting Drawing Printmaking exhibition Jan and Gary Dario gallery Lake Worth, FL
2006 "JUICE" Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2006 South African Department of Science and Technology National Art Competition
2006 National Art Show "REALISM" Guests Gallery, U.S.A.
2005 EAG Juried competition
2005 Abstract EXPOsure Juried Show, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
2005 100 Nudes National Juried Show, California, U.S.A.
2004 Blackheath Gallery Summer Exhibition, London, UK
2003 Montserrat Gallery (offer of show), New York, U.S.A.
2002 Pleasanton Art League Juried Show, California, U.S.A.
2001 North Kitsap Arts and Crafts Juried Show, Washington, U.S.A.
2000 (Standard Bank National Watercolour Festival) Structures and Scarifications, Gallery on the Square, Johannesburg
2000 Bottled at Source, Johannesburg Civic Gallery
2000 International Group Exhibition Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
1999 Babel Tower, Johannesburg Civic Gallery
1999 Kempton park/Tembisa Fine Art Competition Exhibition
1999 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
1995 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
1993 Momentum's Life Art Competition, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
1991 - 1994 Rhodes University, Grahamstown

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2011 "The Emergent Body: Paintings and Drawings by Thomasin Dewhurst", Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2009 "Tactility: denial and desire" with Cobus Haupt, iArt Gallery, South Africa
2000 Exhibition of oil paintings, watercolours and sculptures, The Bill Ainslie Gallery, South Africa
1999 Masters Exhibition, Gertrude Posel Gallery, South Africa
1998 Exhibition of Paintings, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
1994 Exhibition of Drawings, Grahamstown National Arts Festival, South Africa
1992 Exhibition of Paintings, Grahamstown National Arts Festival, South Africa

TEACHING & INSTRUCTION
2013 to present: Art and Art History Instructor, CA
2013 Art History Instructor, OSLS, CA
2011 to present: Piano & music Instructor (private lessons, Elementary school classes)
2012 Judge for Reflections Art Contest, Hearst Elementary School, Pleasanton, CA
2012 to present: Art Instructor (LARPD, private classes, elementary schools)
2011 Art Instructor LARPD, CA
2009 2010 2011 Art instructor for children and adults, CA
2009 2010 2011 Art, Music, Theatrical Arts Enrichment Instructor, Pre- and Elementary school level, USA
(received Above & Beyond Award for outstanding contribution to Art, Music & Performing Arts Enrichment, California)
1998 1999 Art Instructor, Parktown College, Johannesburg, South Africa
1998 Sandton Civic Gallery, Exhibition Guide, Gauteng, South Africa
1997 1999 University of the Witwatersrand Bursary work Teaching Assistant, South Africa
1996 Art Demonstrator, Mondeor High School, Johannesburg, South Africa

SELECTED CORPORATE & PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Gauteng Legislature, Johannesburg
Johannesburg International Airport
Ericsson South Africa
Rhodes University Alumni Collection, South Africa
Numerous private collectors in Denmark, Switzerland, UK, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Germany and U.S.A

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
The Independent, N. California, USA
Manifest Gallery Press, "INPA 2", (LINK)
Manifest Gallery Press, "INDA 6", (LINK)
Manifest Gallery Press, "Tapped / Thomasin Dewhurst / One", (LINK)
Manifest Gallery Press, "Nude 2009", (LINK)
Rhodes University Press, "Expression in the depiction of tactility", by Zamuxolo Matiwana, 14th February 2011(LINK)
The Independent, N. California, USA
The South African Art Times, "South African artist, Thomasin Dewhurst awarded Solo exhibition in prominent Cincinnati (U.S.A.) gallery", January 18, 2011 (LINK)
The South African Art Times, "The Rhodes Art School and the Influence of the Grahamstown Group" by Jeanne Wright, June 2010, p. 6-10 (LINK)
The Independent newspaper, Livermore, CA, "Students Sample Music and Art through FAME" by Patricia Koning, May 27th 2010, p. 4, Arts & Education
"Target Gallery's In the flesh ii: hands, eyes and upholstery" Shauna Lee Lange, USA
The Independent, N. California, USA
The Independent, N. California, USA
Financial Mail, South Africa, "Worcester sauce, blood and coffee" by Michael Coulson, 9 June 2000, Arts and Lesure (LINK)
Artthrob, South Africa
Financial Mail, South Africa, Michael Coulson
Die Beeld, South Africa