Curriculum Vitae of Chris Swift

BIRTH: 21 June 1973, Vereeniging

CURRENT RESIDENCE: Cape Town, South Africa

EDUCATION
2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT
(with Distinction)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 The Void: Positive/Negative spaces, Commune.1 Gallery, Cape Town
2011 Umlungu, Commune.1 Gallery, Cape Town

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Cape Town Honours Nelson Mandela Exhibition, Cape Town Civic Centre, Cape Town
Artreach Fundraiser, AVA Gallery, Cape Town
The Benediction of Shade, David Krut Projects, Cape Town
2012 Waste to Art, Company Gardens, Cape Town
Commune.1 Birthday Group Show, Commune.1 Gallery, Cape Town
Not my war, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town
Exuberance Project, Gordon Institute for Performing & Creative Arts
Mirage, Afrikaburn, Tankwa Karoo
2011 Infecting the City, Cape Town
Finalist: Newcastle Mall Commission, Zenprop
Bijou Collective, Bijou, Cape Town
2010 Amani Festival, Khayelitsha, Cape Town
Twenty years ago, Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
Time on our hands, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Current Matters, Grande Provence Gallery, Franschhoek
Spier Contemporary 2010, City Hall, Cape Town
Greatest Hits, AVA Gallery, Cape Town
2009 Michaelis Grad Show, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town
Pillow Talk, The Centre for African Studies, Cape Town
2008 In Transit, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town

AWARDS
2010 Spier Contemporary 2010 Judges Award
2009 Michaelis Prize
Simon Gershwin Award

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