Robyn Nesbitt

Robyn Nesbitt (b.1984) currently works and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa


Education
2010 Master of Fine Arts, University of Cape Town Michaelis School of Fine Art
2006 Bachelors degree in Fine Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, with distinction
Solo Exhibitions
2013 Research On The Nature of The Island, Parking Gallery, Johannesburg
2011 Damn your eyes, damn your eyes, Commune 1, Cape Town
  Where are we exactly - are we near the island? The island- is that what you call it? VANSA/ Cape Town, Outlet Project Room/Johannesburg
2010 Not Today, But Tomorrow, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 Language Games/Josh Ginsburg, Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town
  I love your Manners Full of Deceit, KNIPSU, Bergen, Norway
2013 PrøveRommet/Meteor Festival, USF Verftet Bergen, Norway
  Worms: A Collective Individual # Rerun of An Invasion, Stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland
  Black Maps/Josh Ginsburg, Sometimes/Atlantic House, Cape Town
  SGC International Print Conference: 21 years of Collaboration and Exchange at APS, Milwaukee
2012 Coming of Age: 21 years of Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg Art Gallery
  ALPTRAUM, Goethe Institute, Johannesburg
  Les Africa One Minutes Selection, Africa Series, Amsterdam
  The Aryan Kaganof Screen at Joburg Fringe, Johannesburg
  Horse, Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
  FNB Joburg Art Fair, Blank Projects, Johannesburg
  Oh My, Oh My: from the annals of a great telepathic affair Convocation House, Johannesburg
  Assemblage 24 Hours in the City, Arts on Main, Johannesburg
  UNISA Art Gallery, Recent Acquisitions, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria
  Masters Moving Out Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town
2010 Anonymous Feature – Experiment 1 Intimate Theatre, Cape Town
  This Is Not Final Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town
  Wish You Where Here Fort Worth Contemporary Arts Gallery, Texas
  Contemporary Artists from South African Galleri 3,14 Begen, Norway
  Mixtape Mobile Cinema National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2009 Can You Hear Me Public space, New York.
  'In Principle' Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town
2008 Spier Contemporary Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
  'Warcry Live! Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
  The New Spell David Krut Fine Arts, New York
2007 Spier Contemporary Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
2006 Women: Photography and New Media, Imaging the self and body through portraiture The Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Residencies
2013 Pro Helvetia, PROGR Berne Switzerland (July – August – November)
  Air Bergen at USF, Norway (September – October)
  The Ampersand Foundation Fellowship, New York (January – February)
2012 (SLICA) 24 Hour Suburban Residency, Johannesburg (January)
2011 (SLICA) Winter Suburban Residency, Johannesburg (July)
2010 Cite Des Arts International, Paris (August – October)
Collections
2014 WAM Wits Art Museum
2010 UNISA Gallery Collection
2008 Johannesburg Art Gallery
Awards
2010 MacIver Scholarship
2009 MacIver Scholarship
  Jules Kramer Travel Scholarship
2008 MacIver Scholarship
2007 Spier Contemporary
2006 Anya Millman Scholarship