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Quin Maureen

Quin Maureen

1934: Maureen Quin was born, Bloemfontein district

1954: Diploma in Fine Arts with distinction, majoring in sculpture, from Durban Art School

1956: Won Emma Smith Bursary - studied at Goldsmith College, London

1934: Maureen Quin was born, Bloemfontein district

1954: Diploma in Fine Arts with distinction, majoring in sculpture, from Durban Art School

1956: Won Emma Smith Bursary - studied at Goldsmith College, London

1971: First solo exhibition SA Association of Arts, Pretoria followed by 40 more since then and participating in excess of 20 group exhibitions

1987: Retrospective exhibition at the University of the Orange Free State

1990: Retrospective exhibition at Anton van Wouw house, Pretoria University

1990: Retrospective Exhibition at Potchefstroom University

1992 – Red Cross Headquarters, Port Elizabeth, 1.98m sculptureStandard Bank National Arts Festival, exhibitions and workshops

Participation in some of the National and International Group Exhibitions 

  • RSA Festival Exhibition
  • Merensky Trust Wood Exhibition
  • Exhibition of leading SA sculptors
  • Images of Wood Exhibition
  • ABSA exhibition of Eastern Cape Artists

Some of the more important commissions:

1999: Red Cross Headquarters, Port Elizabeth, 1.98m sculpture

1973: Potchefstroom University, 3.65m panel for new science block

1975: JLB Smith Ichthyology Institute, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3.04x2.13m imbuia door

1980: Ermelo Civic Centre, 2.44m bronze figure

1981: Read memorial for St John's College, Johannesburg

1992: Matty Read Memorial, Roedean School, Johannesburg

1992: Natal Building Society, 2153H Family Group

1997: Private commission, 2 life size figures in bronze, 'Trapeze Artistes'

2000: Cape Minstrels, 3 life size figures in bronze, for GrandWest Casino and Entertainment Centre

2002: Mandela Sculpture project  “Rhodes University”

2004: Practice Session with Dancers

2006: Rearing Arab Stallion life size

2007: Jack Nicklaus life size

2007: Xhosa warrior project

Represented in the following more important collections:

  • Hester Rupert Art Gallery, Graaf-Reinet
  • Ann Bryant Art Collection, East London
  • Standard Bank Art Collection, Johannesburg
  • Stellenbosch Farmers Winery Art Collection
  • Potchefstroom Art Collection
  • Onderstepoort, Pretoria
  • George VI Gallery, Port Elizabeth
  • Standard Bank, Johannesburg
  • CSIR
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Potchefstroom
  • University of Bloemfontein
  • Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein