Queen by Gary Frier
Gary Frier is currently working as a freelance artist and teaching art at Zonnebloem childrens art centre and Valkenburg Psychiatric hospital. As well as a local N.G.O. the Observatory Neighbourhood Afterschool programme which provides educational and cultural programmes for youth at risk.
He has exhibited extensively both locally and abroad including institutions and galleries such as, Greatmore Studios, Idasa (Institute For Democracy in South Africa ) and Durbanville Cultural Society, Irma stern museum, Battswood Art Centre, Cape Gallery, Stateoftheart Gallery, AVA (Association of Visual Arts) Gallery, Caledon Museum, Fordsburg Art Studios (Bagfactory) , Institute of Training and Education for Capacity Building (ITECED) Library, Alliance Francaise de Mitchell’s Plain, Alliance Francaise du Cap in Cape Town, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK), Edgemar Centre for the Arts in Santa Monica in the US, the Artscape Resource Centre and the Spanish Ambassador’s residence.
His work can be found in these corporate, private and government collections: Old Mutual Art Collection, Bertha Foundation, Peuple et Culture – Brest (France) BP South Africa (Cape Town) Joop van den Ende Theater Productions – Holland, Embassy of USA, Nairobi, Western Cape Department of Economic Development, National Art Museum Cape Town and National Art Museum (Oliewenhuis) Bloemfontein as well as private collections worldwide.