Judith Rouhani
Textile Artist, South Africa


EDUCATION ( U.K.)
Qualifications:
City & Guilds Part 1 & 2 (Hons).
Swansea College of Art. South Wales.
Advanced Diploma Creative Embroidery (Hons).
Brighton Polytechnic.
Teaching Diploma.
Newcastle Polytechnic.

WORK EXPERIENCE ( U.K.)
Royal School of Needlework, London.
Worked on Overlord Tapestries, also restored tapestries from Stately homes.
Set up studio, combined textile art & dress designing/making.
Undertook various commissions, including one for the Derby Museum.
Free-lanced as dress designer/ maker. Selected clients included Harrods, London.
Founder member of C.E.T.A. Textile Art group.

MOVED TO CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1993. May. Montebello Design Centre, Cape Town.
1994. Jan. The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.
1998. Oct. The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.
2000. Feb. Mwoyo Arts, Seattle, U.S.A.
2001. Nov. The Gallery, Cavendish Square, Cape Town.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1992. July. Boschendal Estate, Cape Town.
1992. Dec. Bellville Arts Gallery, Cape Town.
1993. Jan. The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.
1994. Oct. N.S.A. Gallery, Durban.
1994. Nov. Primart Gallery, Cape Town.
1995. Nov. Primart Gallery, Cape Town.
1996. Mar. Decorex, Johannesburg.
1997. Feb. Craft Council, Durban.
1998. Feb. N.S.A. Gallery, Durban.
1998. Sept. The Castle, Cape Town.
1998. Dec. F.N.B. Vita Awards, The Castle, Cape Town.
1999. Dec. Parliament of Worlds Religions, Cape Town.
2000. May. Nova Constantia, Cape Town.
2000. July. Studio B. Ohio, U.S.A.
2000. July. Grahamstown Arts Festival, Eastern Cape.
2000. Sept. Innovative Threads Exhibition, Johannesburg.
2001. May. Innovative Threads Exhibition, Cape Town.
2002. Feb. Vincennes, Paris.

TEACHING WORKSHOPS
1992. May. Winter School, University of Cape Town.
1992. July. Montebello Design Centre.
1992. Aug. Community Arts Project, Cape Town.
1993. Jan. Summer School, University of Cape Town.
1994. May. Frank Joubert Arts School, Cape Town.
1995. June. Montebello Design Centre, Cape Town.
1999. Oct. Bead Society of Southern Africa, Cape Town.
1999. Dec. Parliament of Worlds Religions, Cape Town.
2000. Mar. South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2000. June. South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2000. July. South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
2000. April. JUROR for Innovative Threads National Exhibition.

MEDIA COVERAGE

Radio Interviews:
1993. S.A.B.C. Women Today programme with Nancy V. Richards.
1998. S.A.B.C. Women Today programme with Nancy V. Richards.
2001. S.A.B.C. Women Today programme with Nancy V. Richards.
Articles / Exhibition coverage
1993. July Club Magazine.
1995. Dec. Cosmopolitan Magazine / House & Leisure Magazine.
1998. Oct. Style Magazine / House & Leisure Magazine.
2001 Sept. Fair Lady Magazine One of 6 artists, chosen to represent Textiles.
1999. South African Arts News.

COMMISIONS
Work is in collections world wide, has undertaken various private commissions, including one for the South African Embassy in Germany.

these pages submitted to africancraft.com by Judith Rouhani,
Oct. 2003 -- last updated, Oct. 2003