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Hennie Meyer.

Medium:

Glazed Ceramic Mounted On Wood

Dimensions:

35cm x 35cm

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Hennie Meyer is a highly acclaimed South African ceramicist. From 1993 to the present day, his CV monitors his meteoric rise through the ceramic art world, his prowess being recognised by the countless awards he has received.  He is now published in two books and has just been awarded a medal at the Fifth World Ceramic Biennale in Korea. He has also been invited to the Ceramic Art London show held at the Royal College of Art for the last four consecutive years.  Hennie has a passion for shape and form, and his strong signature style is balanced by intricate decorative detail.  His work is completely unique, instantly recognisable and eminently collectable.

1965 – Born in Cape Town
1983 – Matriculates Grey College Bloemfontein
1984 – Rotary Exchange student to Australia- Studies Certificate of Applied Art (Ceramics) at the Bendigo College of TAFE, Australia.
1989 – Graduates at the University of Stellenbosch as a Art teacher
1993 – Receives a Highly Commended Award at the APSA Western Cape Ceramic exhibition
1994 – Receives the Handbuilt Award at the APSA Western Cape Ceramic exhibition. – Selected exhibitor at the South African Ceramic Awards
1995 -Receives a Highly Commended Award for Sculpture at the APSA Western Cape Ceramic exhibition -Work acquired for the ceramic collections of the South African Cultural History Museum and the Durbanville Clay Museum.
1996 – Selected exhibitor at the First National Bank Ceramic Biennale – Receives the Contemporary Design Award at the APSA Western    Cape Ceramic exhibition
1997 – Finalist in the Volkskas Atelier competition. – Selector and Judge at the APSA Western Cape Regional Ceramic    exhibition
1998 – Selected exhibitor at the Altec International Ceramic Biennale,       Sandton Civic Gallery – Work purchased for the Corobrik ceramic collection – Selected exhibitor at theFNB Vita Now Craft Awards
1999 – Winner of a Merit Award at the APSA National exhibition – Work purchased for the Corobrik ceramic collection
2000 – Selection judge for Altec International Ceramic Biennale – Work selected for the FNB Vita Now Craft Awards – Receives the CPS Sterling Award for the best entry at the APSA   Western Cape Regional Ceramic exhibition
2001 – Winner of a Merit Award at the APSA National exhibition
2002 – Work selected for publication in two ceramic books intended for    international release by Lark Books.