Andries Botha is a South African sculptor living in Kwazulu Natal.
He is currently represented by the Gallery at Grande Provence in Franschhoek, curated by Trent Read.
He has mainly exhibited abroad and was part of the Venice Biennale in Italy in 1993. He holds up a highly regarded art career of over 40years. Andries has recently worked on a state commission for six 2m tall bronzes (2013/16).
2015 Donated the permanent exhibition of a life size elephant sculpture to the Shobiyana Secondary School as part of a creative project: “Skills of Our Children”, Acornhoek, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Participated in Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, Florida, USA.
2014 “100”, Centenary Exhibition, Everard Read Gallery, South Africa, 14 November 2013-31 January 2014. Artwork: “Afrikaner circa 2014”, Acrylic on canvas, landscape in the manner of Pierneef; Material One; mild steel; 3D printed figure in Supawood; artificial landscape turf
2012 Museum Beelden aan Zee, Den Haag, Netherlands, “The Rainbow Nation”, From 29 May to 9 September 2012 on the Lange Voorhout and from 8 June to 30 September 2012 in Beelden aan Zee Museum.
2011 Circa on Jellicoe, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa, one-man exhibition, “(IN)SOMNIUM)”
Group Exhibition: “The Horse”, Everard Reed Gallery, Johannesburg
“2011 Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale” – South Korea, Amazwi Abesifazane project
2010 Woordfees Artist, One man exhibition, Stellenbosch, South Africa
North American tour of Nomkhubulwane (elephant sculpture) including Chicago, Fayetteville, Bozeman, El Paso, Detroit – USA and Juarez and Cuernavaca in Mexico.
2009 La Papalote Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
Wild 9 – 9th World Wilderness Congress, Merida, Mexico
Animal-Anima, Provence, France
South Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
KZNSA Gallery, Durban South Africa
Strydom Gallery, George, South Africa
Beauty and Pleasure, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
2008 Faculty Exhibition, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa
Workshop/Exhibition, Samata Lok Santhan, Gwalior, India
Travesia, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
l’Homme est un Mystère #3, St. Brieuc, Côtes d’Armor, France
2007/9 You can buy my heart and my soul, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium, October 2007 to June 2009
2007 You can buy my heart and my soul, Antwerp, Belgium.
2006 2006 Beaufort, Sculpture Triennale, De Panne and Ostend, Belgium
2005 Amazwi Abesifazane, William Benton Gallery, University of Connecticut, USA
2004 Africa Remix, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Amazwi Abesifazane, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art
Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Amazwi Abesifazane, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
2003 Attese: Biennale of Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Albisola, Italy
Amazwi Abesifazane, Africa Studie Sentrum, Leiden, The Netherlands
Amazwi Abesifazane, Imagine IC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002 Vidarte 2002, Mexico City, Mexico
Global Priorities, New York, USA
Outpost II, US Art Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Amazwi Abesifazane, Prince Claus Fund, The Hague, The Netherlands,
2001 Freehouse Project, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nature, Utopia and Realities: Orsorio, Grand Canarias
Memorias: Santander, Spain
Amazwi Abesifazane, World Conference Against Racism, South Africa
Amazwi Abesifazane, Durban Art Gallery, South Africa
2000 Area 2000: Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
L’Afrique a Jour: Lille, France
Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Holland
Dakart 2000 Biennale, Senegal, Africa
Amazwi Abesifazane – Voices of Women, African Art Center, South Africa
1999 Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam
1998 Kasselkunstverrein: Kassel, Germany
Kulturtogbet Solvberget,Stavanger, Norway
Four Seasons – National Architectural Institute, Rotterdam
1997 Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa
Samtidskunst: Fra Sor Afrika, Oslo, Norway
1996 The Other Journey: Africa and the Diaspora, Kunsthalle Krems, Vienna
Containers Across the Ocean, Copenhagen
Cris Fertiles Unesco, Abidjan
1995 Cris Fertiles Unesco, Cotonou
Transitions: Bath Festival – United Kingdom
1994 South African Contemporary Art, Paris, France
Southern Cross – Stedelijke Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1993 Venice Biennale, Italy
Senior Lecturer, Sculpture, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa