Artist, Painter Alex Hamilton
ABOUT THE ARTIST
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Selected solo exhibitions
2006 The Princess and the Pea, Studio, Cape Town, South Africa
2006 How the fairies baked a cake, Studio, Cape Town, South Africa
2005 Rebels Saints and Divas, Studio, Cape Town, South Africa
2004 How to do the Hamilton Hush-Hush, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna, South Africa
2004 Silhouette of a Song, Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa
2003 Play Room/Pray Room, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna, South Africa
Kerry work, Bond Restaurant, Dublin, Ireland
Paperdoll-part II, Artist's Studio, Cape Town, South Africa
2002 Paperdoll, Articles and Frames Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
Girl annual (duo) Millennium Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Mandalas @ Azara, Azara Restaurant, Cape Town, South Africa
2001 Soulsearch (duo) Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Eat drink love think, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
"Colores de mi tierra" Casa de Arte, Mallorca, Spain
Worth of the sky-colour of my land, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Worn world, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2000 Kitsch Sin Art, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Work on paper (duo) Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1999 Fruitwraps, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1998 Chilliestrip, Dino Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany
1998 Fever, Houtbay Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Double reality, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1997 In pursuit of fruit, The Dinner club, Cape Town, South Africa
Solo exhibition: Sanlam Art gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1996 Eat Art, The Dinner club, Cape Town, South Africa
Selected Group exhibitions
2003 Opening exhibition, Envision Gallery, Toas , USA
Signed 2003, Old Arts Gallery. Pretoria, South Africa
2002 Group Exhibition, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna, South Africa
Group exhibition, Dutch Art, Delft, Holland
2001 A 4000 - A 8000, Knysna Fine Art, Knysna, South Africa
The fine line between here and there, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2000 Blaze - exhibition heat, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Big Bang, - The theory of art, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1999 Angels blue, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1998 A colourful explosion, Houtbay Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Hot Chillies, Naked Man, Boom Chiki Boom, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1997 The holy banana and other relics, Bang the Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Group exhibitions: Frederich Nauman Foundation, Lauenburg, Germany
Group exhibitions: general consulate of South Africa, Hamburg, Germany
Projects and Workshops
2003 Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, selected to spend 4 weeks at this exclusive artist retreat in Co. Kerry, Ireland
2000 Hewlett Packard - A celebration of art and technology. Curated and participated in this exhibition for Hewlett Packard, Johannesburg, South Africa
1999 Artswitch Artist Exchange Workshop, attended this two week workshop and exhibited at the Freidrich Naumann Foundation, Lauenburg, Germany
1997 Founded Bang the Gallery, taking position as curator and director.
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