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Drawing Lines
Drawing Lines
Education
Born 1965, Durban, South Africa
Since 2006 lives and works between Cape Town, South Africa and Istanbul,Turkey.

1992: Rhodes University: MFA Painting
1987: University of Cape Town: HDE (PG Sec)
1986: University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg) BA Honours (Fine Art and History of Art)

Experience
AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2012
Thupelo International Artist's Workshop, Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa
2008
Ampersand Artist's Fellowship, Axis Gallery and Ampersand Foundation, New York City
Independent visitor, Platform Garanti Contemporary Arts Centre, Istanbul
2003
Awarded carpet design commission for Judges Chambers, New Constitutional Court, Johannesburg (Boudoir Biscuits and the women of St Anne's Home)
2002
Runner-up in CONVENCO Public Art Work Competition, Cape Town Convention Centre (Boudoir Biscuits and the women of St Anne's Home Cape Town)
1991-93
Raymond Pullen Art Bursary for post-graduate study in Fine Arts
1986
Silver Award winner: Rolfes Impressions 86: National Student Exhibition Johannesburg

Exhibitions
SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015: Akis Flow BAUART Bahcesehir University Istanbul
2012: "Ek se" (art performance) for Public Arts Festival "Infecting the City", Cape Town, South Africa
2011: Diana Page & Joicy Koothur "Between Colour and Line" ODA, Beyoglu
2010: Ships & Dreams Arnavutkoy Art Gallery, Istanbul
2008: Produced a performance piece "Pitch Blue" in Redhook, Brooklyn (Axis Gallery)
2007: Sound Installation "Kadin Sesleri", Galata, Istanbul
2007: 360Istanbul, Beyoglu, Istanbul
2006: Buchanan Square, Woodstock,Cape Town
2005: Wandel Street Exhibition, Gardens, Cape Town
2004: Herbst-Gerlach Collection, Johannesburg
2003: Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
2001: Karen McKerron Gallery, Johannesburg
2000: Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town
1996: Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town
1995: Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town
1993: Market Galleries, Johannesburg
1992: Grahamstown Arts Festival

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015: TWO Smith Studios Cape Town
2012: Invisible Cities Liquid Identities, Luca Curci, Venice
2011:THEN NOW NEXT: Diana Page & Justin Eccles Ouvroir d'Art Istanbul
2005: Imprints: Works on paper, Axis Gallery, New York
2005: New Work: Diana Page Paintings; Jane Young Ceramics, Irma Stern Museum, Rosebank
2004: AVA Exhibition of Cape-based artists: Gesseau Art, Johannesburg
2003: Trilogy: Sanlam Gallery; Rust en Vreugd Gallery; Bellville Art Gallery, Cape Town
2003: "Fortitude": Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg
2001: Invited artists interpret works from the Michaelis Collection'
Old Town House, Cape Town
2000: Batsoso Manuscript Exhibition 2000: Boekehuis, Gauteng
1999: Volkskas Atelier Exhibition, Pretoria
1999: Boudoir Biscuits Installation, MCQP Party, River Club, Cape Town
1998: Boudoir Biscuits Exhibition: Irma Stern Gallery, Cape Town
1997: Boudoir Biscuits Exhibition: Ibis Art Centre, NieuBethesda
1997: Boudoir Biscuits Exhibition: George VI Gallery, Port Elizabeth
1995: South African Arts Show: South African High Commission, London
1995: District Six Exhibition: National Gallery, Cape Town

Collections
COLLECTIONS
ABSA Bank
BP Southern AfricaCitibank
Ellerman House Contemporary South African Art
Grindrod
HSBC Bank
LTA & Grinaker
Nando's U.K
Old Mutual
Pretoria Technikon
St Andrews Episcopal School, Washington DC
University of Cape Town
Don Maclennan Collection
Lady Graaff Collection
Various private collections

Publicatons
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=south-african-artist-depicts-merging-moments-in-istanbul-2011-01-13
http://todayszaman.com/news-204228-133-south-african-artist-offers-intrigue-with-artwork-on-istanbul.html
Diana Page, "A Fresh look at a beautiful city" Lale, IWI Publication, Jan 2010
Ayse Sahin, "Diana Page, South African Artist" Time-Out, Istanbul, Dec 2009
Yesim Nur, Instyle Home, Turkey, April 2009
Esin Akaya, Aksiyon Magazine, April 2009
Eser Baykus, "Turkiye'de yabanci olmak", ,Yasa Business Quarterly May 2009
Diana Page, "The making of Pitch Blue" Artscape Magazine,
New York,Fall-winter, 2008
Sonya Schoeman, "Collectables",Top Billing Magazine, May 2006
Lizza Littlewort, "Diana Page at the Irma Stern", Artthrob website, October Edition, 2005
Melvyn Minnaar "Review: Diana Page at the Irma Stern", Cape Times, August,2005
Holland Cotter, "Review: Imprints: Axis Gallery", New York Times, April 2005

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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