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McCaw Terence

McCaw Terence

Born 1913 Pilgrim’s Rest, Eastern Transvaal.

Died 1978 Hout Bay, Cape Province. 

A Painter of Cape and Lesotho landscapes. Worked in oil. A series of the Cape Malay Quarter, Cape Town.

Born 1913 Pilgrim’s Rest, Eastern Transvaal.

Died 1978 Hout Bay, Cape Province. 

A Painter of Cape and Lesotho landscapes. Worked in oil. A series of the Cape Malay Quarter, Cape Town.

Studies 1930-33 Wiwatersrand Technical College, under Sydney Carter (qv) and Emily Fern (qv);1934-36 Central School of  Art, London and Heatherley School of Art, London under James Fitton. (b1899).

Profile A member of the SA Society of Artist; 1938 a founder member of the New Group. 1943-46 an official war artist in Egypt, Italy and France. 1934-37 lived in London, visiting Spain, Greece and Morocco; from 1937 lived at the Cape and regularly visited the Middle East and Europe, especially Italy.

Exhibitions Participated in group exhibitions from 1925 in SA, the UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), East Africa, Denmark and South America;1935 Cape Town, first of several solo exhibitions held in SA., Ireland and Kenya; 1948 Tate Gallery, London, SA Art Exhibition; 1960 Quadrennial Exhibition; 1975 William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley, solo exhibitions;1980 Lister Galleries, Johannesburg, Commemorative Exhibitions; 1982-3 SA National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg, Retrospective Exhibition, on loan to SA National Gallery, Cape Town, University of Pretoria and King George VI Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth; 1985 Durban Art Gallery, Retrospective Exhibition.

Award 1935 First Prize, SA Railways Poster Competition.

Represented Anne Bryant Gallery, East London; Durban Art Gallery; Johannesburg Art Gallery; Julius Gordon Africana Centre, Riversdale; King George VI Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth; National Museum, Bloemfontein; Queenstown Art Gallery; SA Cultural History Museum, Cape Town; SA National Gallery, Cape Town;SA National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg; University of Cape Town; University of the Orange Free State; William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley.