Botes, Conrad (1969-)

Artwork by Conrad Botes

Conrad Botes’s work is represented in both local and international collections including the Sanlam Collection, Michaelis Collection, Johannesburg Art Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) New York, Art Omi Collection (NYC) and the Francis Greenburger Collection (NYC).

He has exhibited extensively throughout South Africa and internationally including exhibitions in Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, England, Spain and Germany. In 2004 he was awarded the Vita-Art award and in 2006 he participated in the Havanna Biennale. In 2007 he participated in a exhibition that spans the history of Apartheid and Racism at the CCCB in Barcelona.

In 2008 he was one of three South African artists to exhibit at the Third Guangzhou Triennial in China. Publications include various catalogues, international comic books and the Big Bad Bittercomix Handbook. In 2009 he was the festival artist at The Aardklop National Arts Festival in Potchefstroom, South Africa.