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Sandy Harris

Sandy Harris
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Sandy Harris is a South African artist currently pursuing her Master of Fine Art at the Glasgow School of Art. She works predominantly with textiles and found objects in order to question perception of space and control.

www.sandyharris.co.za
Exhibitions

2018
No Safe Haven
Exhibition and Art Auction of Glasgow School of Art student, staff and alumni work in support of Glasgow Women’s Aid
The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wohngemeinschaft
Group Exhibition with Emily Chudnovsky, Jeanne Tullen and Gabrielle Constantin-Dureci
Curated By Julia Psilitelis as part of the M:LITT Curatorial Practice Programme (The Glasgow School of Fine Art)
109 Great Western Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2017
The Confessional
Group Exhibition
The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
and
ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2016
What Now? Dialogues around Social Engagement in Art.
Sandy Harris, Aman Sandhu, Sabe Lewellyn and Dan Newton.
Curated by Fiona Allan, Marion Eele and Fiona Morandini as part of the MLITT: Curatorship Programme
Tontine Building, The Glasgow School of Fine Art
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Barclays L’atelier Finalist Exhibition
Group Exhibition
ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Bad Habitus
Group Exhibition
Mullers Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Work in Collections

Zeitz Foundation Collection (Zeitz MOCAA)
- Is This What You Want 2015
- Skin 2015
- Hair 2015
- In-Grown 2015
- Self Portrait in Faux Fur and Hair 2015
- Tongues 2016

African Photo Center
- Self Portrait With a Camel Tow and Uneven Breasts 2015

Ellerman House Collection
- Summit 2014

Grants/ Awards

- Gilbert Bayes Sculpture Bursary Award (2018)
- Finalist in Barclay's L'atelier Awards (2016)

Notable Roles

-Student Representative for 2nd Year MFA (2018)
-Graduated on the Dean’s List from the University of Cape Town (2015)
-Mentor to 1st year students (2015)

Education
- MFA at The Glasgow School of Art
- BA(FA) at The Michaelis School of Fine Art (Cape Town, South Africa)

References

- Graham Ramsay, artist and supervisor (2018)
- Jane Alexander, artist and supervisor (2016)
- Peter Jenks, artist and CAD technician (2016)
- Nkule Mabaso, artist and curator (2015)
Better Together (detail)
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  • Better Together (detail)
Better Together
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  • Better Together
Better Together (detail)
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  • Better Together (detail)
Now Imagine What It Feels Like To Be There
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  • Now Imagine What It Feels Like To Be There
Now Imagine What It Feels Like To Be There (detail)
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  • Now Imagine What It Feels Like To Be There (detail)
Now Imagine What It Feels Like To Be There (detail)
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  • Now Imagine What It Feels Like To Be There (detail)
The End Depends on The Means (piled)
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  • The End Depends on The Means (piled)
The End Depends on The Means (laid out)
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  • The End Depends on The Means (laid out)

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