JULIA TEALE

BIOGRAPHY

 

Julia Teale was born on the 3 June, 1960 in Yorkshire, England. She moved to South Africa with her family in 1964 and grew up in Kimberley. After completing a Higher Diploma in Fine Art at the Natal Technikon and completing courses in History of Art, Art Criticism and Painting at the University of the Witwatersrand, Julia moved to Cape Town in 1988, where she now lives and works. Julia completed a Master of Art degree in Fine Art at Michaelis School of Fine Art in 1999, where she continued to teach Painting, Core Drawing and Discourse of Art until she left in 2002. During the time Julia has lived in Cape Town she also worked as an art critic for the Mail and Guardian and as a researcher for Michael Stevenson of Michael Stevenson Contemporary. Julia is currently director of a private teaching and working studio in Salt River. Julia has exhibited widely and is on a number of corporate and private collections.

 

 

FORMAL EDUCATION

1999
Master of Fine Art in Painting, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

1985
Post-diploma studies at the University of the Witwatersrand , (History of Art and Art Criticism).

1984
Post-diploma studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, (Painting and History of Art).

1983
Higher Diploma in Fine Art, majoring in Painting. (Technikon Natal)

1980-82
National Diploma in Fine Art, majoring in Painting. (Technikon Natal)

OTHER SKILLS

Collection Management Database: Humanities – Logos Flow (used by the South African National Gallery).

Collections management – storage, conservation, restoration, installation of paintings, textiles, sculpture and beadwork.

Research and writing related to artworks – reviews, professional papers and catalogues.

HONOURS AND AWARDS

1981
Emma Smith Scholarship, Technikon Natal. Fine Arts Prize for Drawing.

1982
Emma Smith Scholarship, Technikon Natal. Award for high achievement.

1986
University Senior Bursary, University of the Witwatersrand.
Human Science Research Council Bursary.

1987
University Senior Bursary, University of the Witwatersrand.

1988
University Senior Bursary Award to attend professional conference in Canada.

1996
MacIver Scholarship, University of Cape Town.

1997
MacIver Scholarship, University of Cape Town.

1998
MacIver Scholarship, University of Cape Town.

1999
MacIver Scholarship, University of Cape Town.

Research awards:

1998
United States Copeland Research Fellowship, Amherst College, Amherst, United States of America.

TEACHING AND WORKING EXPERIENCE

1986
Tutor in Painting, University of the Witwatersrand.

1987
Tutor in Drawing, University of the Witwatersrand.

1987-88
Lecturer (part-time), Painting and Drawing, Department for Continuing Education, University of the Witwatersrand.

1991
Lecturer, Drawing, Community Arts Project, Cape Town.

1991
Artist/Teacher-in-Residence, Westerford High School, Cape Town.

1995
Part-time Lecturer (Core Drawing), Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

1996
Part-time Lecturer (Core Drawing), Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

1997
Part-time Lecturer (Core Drawing), Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

1996-97
Cape Town Visual Arts Correspondent, The Mail and Guardian.

1997
Freelance Arts Correspondent, published in the Sunday Independent

1998
Curator of the Idasa Gallery on Spin Street

1999
Research assistant to Michael Stevenson, Michael Stevenson Fine Arts

1999
Curator of the BMD Textiles Corporate Collection

2000
Part-time lecturer in Core drawing, printmaking and painting, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

Curatorial assistant, researcher and writer, Michael Stevenson Fine Arts

Research and writing for the Hans Porer Collection, Irma Stern Museum, University of Cape Town

2001
Part-time lecturer in Core drawing, painting and theory, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

2002
Part-time lecturer in Core drawing, painting and theory, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

2003
Part-time lecturer in Core drawing, painting and theory, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

2004
Private lecturer in drawing and painting.

2005
Private lecturer in drawing and painting.
EXHIBITIONS

Group Exhibitions

1982
Student Exhibition, Gallery 567, Durban.

1983
Technikon Student Exhibition, S.A. Association of Arts, Durban.

1984
University of the Witwatersrand Martienssen Prize Exhibition, Shell Gallery, Johannesburg.

New Signatures Exhibition, S.A. Association of Arts, Pretoria.

1985
Wits University Student Exhibition, Studio Gallery, Johannesburg.

Cape Town Triennial, South African National Gallery, Cape Town.

Womens’ Festival of the Arts, Market Gallery, Johannesburg.

Rolfe’s “Impressions ’85” Exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Grahamstown Festival of the Arts.

Group Exhibition with Michelle Raubenheimer, Beverley Marks, Isolde Krams and David Rossouw, Shell Gallery, Johannesburg.

1986
Volkskas Ateljier Exhibition, S.A. Association of Arts, Pretoria.

1987
Volkskas Ateljier Exhibition, S.A. Association of the Arts, Pretoria.

1987
“Portraits”. An exhibition of portraiture, UNISA, Pretoria.

1988
Masters Student Exhibition. Rembrandt Gallery, University of the Witwatersrand.

1989
“Women” An exhibition of art about women. Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg.

“Mixed Media”. Johannes Stegman Art Gallery, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontien.

1990
Daljosafat Arts’ Foundation Summer Exhibition, Paarl.

1991
Volkskas Ateljier Exhibition, S.A. Association of the Arts, Pretoria.

Daljosafat Arts’ Foundation Summer Exhibition, Paarl.

1992
Around the Coyote Festival of the Arts, Chicago.

1993
“Picturing our World”. South African National Gallery, Cape Town and Grahamstown Festival of the Arts.

“The Bride in Art”. Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.

1994
“Displacements: South African works on Paper”. Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, University of Chicago, Chicago.

1995
“Gay and Lesbian Rites, Writes, Rewrites”. Martin Melkhuis Gallery, Cape Town.

1996
“Works in Progress”, Michaelis School of Fine Arts, Cape Town.

“Staff Exhibition”, Michaelis School of Fine Arts, Cape Town.

1997
“Erotic Miniatures”, Thompson Gallery, Johannesburg.

“Survivors in Search of a Voice – The Art of Courage.”, The Cancer Association of South Africa, Johannesburg.

1998
Annnual Group Exhibition, The Strydom Gallery, George.

1999
“Hoerikwaggo – Images of Table Mountain”, The South African National Gallery, Cape Town.

2005
“Interpreting Landscape”, Association of Arts, Bellville
“Interpreting Landscape”, Association of Arts, Pretoria.

Solo Exhibitions

1985
Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, S.A. Association of Arts, Durban.

1987
Exhibition of Paintings, Portfolio Art Gallery, Durban.

1989
Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, Market Gallery, Johannesburg.

2006
Exhibition of multi-media works for the completion of MFA, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town.

2003
“Moneo”, exhibition of paintings at the UCT Irma Stern Gallery, Rosebank, Cape Town.

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

1991
Daljosafat Arts’ Foundation Summer Exhibition, Paarl.

1995
Celebrating the opening of the Public Information Centre (Idasa). Cape Town.

1998
12 Contemporary Cape Town Artists – Launching exhibition of the Idasa Gallery on Spin Street

Deposits – fundraising exhibition of extension services in the townships – Idasa Gallery on Spin Street.

1999
Installation of permanent collection of BMD Textiles Ltd – Cape Town

PUBLIC COMMISSIONED PAINTINGS

1992
Professor Wynand Mouton (University of the Orange Free State).

1993
Professor Solly Marks (University of Cape Town Medical School).

1994
Professor Jakes Gerwel (University of Western Cape).

Professor Jaap Durand (University of the Western Cape).

Dr Alex Boraine (Institute for Democracy in South Africa).

1995
Archbishop Desmond Tutu (University of the Western Cape).

2001
Professor Cecil Abrahams (University of the Western Cape).
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

SABC, Johannesburg.
Olivenhof Museum, Bloemfontien
Didata, Johannesburg
Nando’s, London

PAPERS PUBLISHED/PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

Teale, Julia C.

“The Weimar Sensibility: A comparison between trends in South African Art in the 1980s and Die Neue Sachlichkeit, an artistic movement in the Weimar Republic during the 1920s,” (Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, 11-14 May 1988.)

Teale, Julia C.

“Drawing and Art”, in: Artworks in Progress (Yearbook of the Staff of the Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT, Vol. 4, 1994/95, pp.77-80)

Teale, Julia C.

“Meditations on a Landmine”, in: Memorias, Intimas, Marcas (forthcoming catalogue, 1997/8).

CATALOGUES 

Teale, Julia C. “Idasa Gallery on Spin Street”, June 1998.

Teale, Julia C. “Works from a private collection of contemporary South African art on permanent loan to the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library, University of Cape Town”, 2001

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