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Madge Don

Madge Don

Born 1920 Stutterheim, Cape Province  ( 1920 – 1997) 

A painter and graphic artist of landscapes, seascapes, portraits and still lifes. Works in pastel, oil, watercolour, ink, pencil, charcoal and in various graphic media, particularly monotypes.

Studies:  1937 – 40 Witwatersrand Technical College, under James Gardner

Born 1920 Stutterheim, Cape Province  ( 1920 – 1997) 

A painter and graphic artist of landscapes, seascapes, portraits and still lifes. Works in pastel, oil, watercolour, ink, pencil, charcoal and in various graphic media, particularly monotypes.

Studies:  1937 – 40 Witwatersrand Technical College, under James Gardner

Profile:  1947 – 60 lived in Pretoria; from 1960 in Cape Town. Has travelled extensively throughout SA. Father of James Madge.

Exhibitions:  He has participated in numerous group exhibitions in SA and one in Australia; 1947 Kimberley, first of 24 solo exhibitions held in SA and one touring England and Wales; 1959 Durban Art Gallery, joint exhibition with Errol Boyley and W H Coetzer; 1968 Durban Art Gallery, solo exhibition.

Represented:  Durban Art Gallery; Pretoria Art Museum; Queenstown Art Gallery; William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley.