Gina Heyer

Gina Heyer

Born in 1983, South Africa
Lives and works in South Africa

Heyer graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Stellenbosch University in 2011. She is currently lecturing drawing at the Visual Arts Department, Stellenbosch University. Her most recent solo exhibition at Art Gallery (now Brundyn + Gonsalves) entitled Threshold was concerned with subtle metaphysical and uncanny aspects of seemingly ordinary and unoccupied interiors.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2012. Order and Division, Brundyn + Gonsalves (catalogue), Cape Town
  • 2010. Threshold, iArt Gallery (now Brundyn + Gonsalves) (catalogue), Cape Town

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2009. Propositions: MAX Masters in Visual Arts Students Exhibition, US Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
  • 2006. Portrait Exhibition, AVA, Cape Town
  • 2006. Absa L'Atelier Awards (catalogue), Pretoria
  • 2006. Graduate Exhibition, Sasol Art Museum, Stellenbosch
  • 2005. PPC Cement Young Sculptors Award, Pretoria


  • 2006. Public vote favourite artwork, AVA Portrait Exhibition
  • 2006. 2nd Prize, KUKO Art Competition
  • 2005. 1st Prize in technical excellence; PPC Cement Young Sculptors Award


  • 2010 Melvin Minaar, Art Times (Review)


  • Iziko South African National Gallery
  • University of Stellenbosch Sasol Art Museum
  • Sanlam