Cirriculum Vitae

Born in 1977. Matriculated in 1995 at Outeniqua High school in George, and in 2000 she obtained a National Higher Diploma for Fine art at PE Technicon (now the NNMU).

In 2004 she had her first solo exhibition called: “Siembamba- let’s play pretend” at the Joao Ferreira Gallery in Cape Town.  Her recent solo exhibition: “Stink Afrikaners” was curated by Alex Hamilton and presented at the US Woordfees 2016 in Stellenbosch.

Finalist in 2004 for the ABSA l’Atelier exhibition and a nominee for the Fiesta award in 2012 and 2014. Since 2004 she was involved in several group and solo exhibitions.  She received the Kanna award for best visual art production at the 2014 KKNK art festival for her solo exhibition called: “Rubber ever after”.

She currently live and work in Stilbaai, Western Cape.

Solo Exhibitions:

2016: “The Grimm Needle” Fried Contemporary, Pretoria

2016: “Stink Afrikaners” US Woordfees, Stellenbosch

2015:  “Cross my heart” Erdmann Contemporary Gallery, Cape Town

2014:  “Rubber Ever After” KKNK art festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

 2011: “Skeidingsangs”:  KKNK festival, Oudtshoorn

2009: “No strings attached” Knysna Fine Art Gallery, Knysna

2008: “Cut to fit”,  KKNK festival, Oudtshoorn

2004: “Siembamba, let’s play pretend”, Joao Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town

Group/other exhibitions: 

2016:  “Desire” curated by Johan Conradie, Association of Arts,Pretoria

2016: “100 Geographies” curated by Elizabeth Miller-Vermeulen, University of Stellenbosch Museum

2016: “Winter group exhibition” 99 Loop gallery, Cape Town

2016:  “Huisgenoot, Hartgenoot, Kultuurgenoot” curated by Sandra Hanekom, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2016: Cape Town Art Fair, Erdmann Contemporary booth, Cape Town

2015:  “Form and substance” Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

2015: “Kunstenaar as outeur” Curated by Corlie de Kock, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2015:  “Princess in the Veld” curated by Adele Adendorff, KKNK, Oudtshoorn

2015: B.Y.O.I.D Knysna Fine art, Knysna

2014:  PLAY at Nirox sculpture park, Krugersdorp. Curated by Jayne Crawshay-Hall, Maaike Bakker and Isabel Mertz

2014:  Flippen Vlambaar/Freakin’ Flammable at PArt (Prince Albert Art Festival) Curated by Alex Hamilton

2014  “Kingdom” at Equus Gallery, Cape Town. Curated by Carina du Randt

2014:  “Industrial Karoo- Fear and Loss” at the Reservoir Gallery, Bloemfontein, Curated by Katie Barnard du Toit

2014:  “Actuality and Illusion” at Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

2013:    “Zoo”, at NiroxProjects, Johannesburg

2013:    “Mega Mash-up, at Alex Hamilton Art Studio, Cape Town

2013:   “Summer Group Exhibition, at Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town

2013:    Ekhuruleni Thami Mnyele Art Competition- top 100 at Coen Scholtz centre, Kempton Park

2013:    “Morality Monkeys” at D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch, curated by Aidon Westcott

2013:    “Alice in Wonderland”  at Longstreet Art Lovers 1932, curated by Gordon Froud

2013:    “Prototype” at D-Street Gallery, Stellenbosch.  Curated by Aidon Westcott

2013:    “The Shining Girls for Rape Crisis” Charity exhibition curated by Jacki Lang and Lauren Beukes

2013:    “Mash-up: Type” curated by Alex Hamilton at the Alex Hamilton Studio

2013:    “Tom Waits for no man” traveling exhibition curated by Gordon Froud

2013:    “Fried Autumn Art Fair” at Fried Contemporary, Pretoria

2013:    “Bacchanalia to Festivalis” at theArtBusiness, Piketberg (curated by Sandra Hanekom)

2012: “From Genre to Manifesto” curated by Sandra Hanekom @ The Art Business Gallery, Piketberg

2012: “A New Chapter” at PArt (Prince Albert Art festival)

2012:  “Flesh” curated by Aidon Westcott. @ The Art Business Gallery, Piketberg

2012:  Invited by the CCDI to show my “Lobotoy-me” project/products at their stand at the Design Indaba Cape Town.

2010: “Van-gaurd winelands show, curated by Gerhi Janse van Vuuren- an initiative of VANSA.

2009:  “Dark side of the moon” @ UCA Gallery, Observatory, Cape Town

2009:  “The tattoo show” at Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2008:  The postcard show @ Off the Wall Contemporary Gallery, Paarl

2008:  Group exhibition at Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2007:  “Shelf Life” – (curated by Belinda Blignaut) An Installation @ Cite, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2007:  “Flesh” (curated by Chris Diedericks), KKNK festival, Oudtshoorn

2004:  “Cutting Edge”, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2004:  ABSA ‘l Atelier competition, Johannesburg

2003:  “Siembamba, the toys are us”, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

2003:  “What is Life?” Competition, S.A National Museum, Cape Town.

(An initiative of the HSRC)

2003:  “Corpus Delicti”, KKNK. Oudtshoorn

2002:  “Uncomfortable”, Grahamstown Festival, Grahamstown.

2002:  “Atelier 4”, KKNK, Oudtshoorn.

Awards and Nominations:

2004: under the top 100 finalists for the ABSA ‘l Atelier competition.

2012: Nominated for KykNet Fiesta Award (category:best Visual Art production at an art festival in 2011):

(For my exhibition titled: Skeidingsangs at the KKNK art festival)

2014: Kanna award for best visual art production at the ABSA KKNK 2014 art festival.

Selected Publications:

2005, Renee Holleman, “Siembamba let’s play pretend,  Artthrob review,, February 2005.

2004, Theo Kleynhans, ‘Speelgoed maak bang’,  Die Burger:  8 November 04.

2002, Haddad Viljoen, ‘n Labirint van vrouwees’, KKNK Festival Newspaper

2008, Laetitia Pople, ‘Kuns op KKNK bekyk geslagsrolle’, Die Burger 25 April 2008.

2008, Tisha Steyn, ‘Taute pas nie in patroon’, Die Burger 7 Mei 2008.

2009. Timothy Twindle “Exhibition about relationships” Weekend Post (EP Herald) 9 December 2009

2012.  Janine Oelofse, “Toys from tyres”  Limelight feature in  “South” magazine, Winter 2

2013:  Online catalogue designed by Neil Nieuwoudt:

2014: Alexander Matthews, “Art spot: Rubber ever after”

2015: Heidi Erdmann, “Hannalie Taute’s love affair with rubber” Dante magazine Dec/Jan

2016: Herman Lategan, “US Woordfees 2016: die tong, Litnet

2016: Olisa Corcoran, “Inspired to stitch” MrXStitch:


References and certificates available on request.

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