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                                              Claudia Gurwitz - Page 64         •  In 2010, Claudia won the SASA (South
                                              •  In 1996, after completing two years   African Society of Artists) Merit Award.
                                               towards a BAFA at Michaelis, UCT,   •  In 2012, Claudia had her seccond solo
                                               Claudia left the University to do her   exhibition, ‘Rooted’, at the Irma Stern
                                               Yoga teacher’s training and completed   Museum.
                                               national certifications in various   •  2016-2019  Claudia  participated
                                               therapeutic disciplines.           alongside the other local Riebeek artists
                                              •  Since 1997 Claudia has run her own   in the annual collaborative art event,
                                               established yoga centres in Cape Town   Solo Studios.
                                               and Riebeek Kasteel.             •  In 2019 Claudia returned to Cape Town
                                              •  In 2005 Claudia returned to painting   where she now lives and creates.
                                               and a three-year mentorship under   •  Claudia’s work features in  collections
                                               Julia Teale at Spencer Street Studio.  such as Old Mutual, Spier Estate,
                                              •  In 2007 Claudia embraced working as   University of  Cape  Town, Countess
                                               a professional artist, adopting Riebeek   Antonia Labia Hardres-Williams, Hout
                                               Kasteel as her hometown.           Bay Manor and Nando’s UK.
                                              •  In 2008, Julia Teale curated and hosted
                                               Claudia’s first solo exhibition, ‘PLANT’.   www.claudiaswall.com












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