Gregory Kerr

Born in Johannesburg in 1949, Greg Kerr spent much of his working life as a teacher and academic while pursuing a career as an artist. He held 24 solo exhibitions since 1981 and his work is held in numerous public and private collections in South Africa and abroad. He holds a doctoral degree in Aesthetics and Criticism and was last formally employed as Professor of Fine Art at the University of Stellenbosch.

He has published papers in a wide range of subjects, including poetry, comic strips, ceramics, art teaching methodology. art history, hermeneutics and language theory.

Since 2000 he has lived in Schoenmakerskop, near Port Elizabeth, and conducts workshop programmes for private students in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth and occasional week-long workshops in Plettenberg Bay, Prince Albert, The Crags and Hamburg.

His work consists primarily of oil paintings that explore the oddities of humans and animals and how they relate to their environments and to each other. Subjects tend to be opportunistic and themes can range from deeply thoughtful and philosophical to entirely frivolous and hedonistic.

Gregory Kerr

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Exhibitions

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COLLECTIVE 2018 - ELEVEN ARTISTS FROM NELSON MANDELA BAY

COLLECTIVE 2018 - ELEVEN ARTISTS FROM NELSON MANDELA BAY

Anthony Harris, Anton Momberg, Brünn Kramer, Bretten-Anne Moolman, Donvè Branch, Estelle Marais, Gregory Kerr, Jaco Benade, Lookout Sibanda, Lydia Holmes, Mike Spittal
Riebeek Kasteel
04 Mar 2018 - 03 Apr 2018

A group exhibition by 11 living artists from Nelson Mandela Bay, curated by Anthony Harris and Mike Spittal

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