Curriculum Vitae

Higher Education

2017: Honours Degree in Curating UCT

2008: MA Fine Art (with Distinction) WITS

2004: Advanced DIP Fine Art WITS

2002-2003: Art Therapy Foundation Course Art Therapy Centre/
Lefika La Phodiso

1994 – 1999: BA Fine Art UNISA

1976 – 1978: DIP Fine Art Cape Town Technicon (Incomplete)


Creativity Classes – Montebello Design Centre / Home Studio

Creativity Workshops – Cape Town



Creativity Workshops – Cape Town

Creativity Classes – Montebello Design Centre / Home Studio

Creative Arts Therapy – False Bay Addiction Clinic

Africa A+ Facilitation – Cape Town


Launch CurateSA - Independent Art Consultants

Creativity Classes - Montebello Design Studios / Home Studio

Creative Arts Therapy - False Bay Addiction Clinic

Africa A+ Art Facilitation - Cape Town


Intern Curator – Iziko National Gallery Cape Town

Creativity Classes – Montebello Design Studios / Home Studio

Africa A+ – Art Facilitator Cape Town



Creative Art Therapy – Pollsmoor Prison Tokai Cape Town

Facilitation and Training – Africa A+ Pilot Cape Town

Creativity Classes – Private Studio Cape Town



Creative Art Therapy – Alzheimer patients Cape Town

Arts Facilitator – CCDI- Rural Outreach Program Western Cape

Curriculum Development Resources: Yellow Tree Organization

Creativity Classes - Cape Town

2011 – 2013

Creative Art Therapy – Addiction Clinics AKRON/ Harmony House/ Rustenberg 

Creativity Classes – Cape Town

Volunteer outreach workshops – Ruth Prowse Art Centre Cape Town

Research – JDAP (Kaplan Centre UCT) Cape Town

Lecturer History of Art - 1st; 2nd year  CPUT Bellville   


2010 – 2011

Travel sabbatical Central and South America; Relocation Cape Town


2006 – 2010

Lecturer: Visual Studies London School of Fashion (LISOF) Johannesburg

Teaching 1st and 2nd year Visual Arts; Supervision 4th year Honours 

Facilitation – CDP (Curriculum Development Project) with Tsogang Basadi for POWA


Tutor- FVPA 1st year WITS

Student WITS

Teaching Private Classes Johannesburg


1998 – 2004

HOD/ Art Teacher Senior School- Yeshiva College Johannesburg

Crossroads Remedial School Johannesburg

St Barnabas Secondary School Johannesburg


1997 – 2010

Private Art Classes - Owner and Co-ordinator Johannesburg


1989 – 1996

HOD /Art Teacher  Grantley College Johannesburg

Teaching Grades 6 – 12 Counselling programmes ,  drama productions; supervisor.


1984 – 1986

Project Co-ordinator and manager, Katlehong Art Centre – Community centre for youth and adults; liaison, organizer for cultural events and exhibitions; fund-raising. 

Curated exhibitions

1985    Katlehong Art Centre Exhibition Johannesburg

1986    Kuhla Udweba Exhibition Johannesburg

1986    Alexandra Art Centre Exhibition Johannesburg

2017    Michaelis School of Art UCT – Honours in Curatorship Cape Town


Group shows

1988    Detainees Parent Support Committee Johannesburg

1994    UNISA Student Exhibition Pretoria

2000    Cuyler Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth

2001   Spark! Gallery, Johannesburg

2001   Ekurhuleni/Kempton Park

2001   Little Louvre Gallery Johannesburg

2004   WITS Student Show Johannesburg

2005   Museum Afrika with Art Therapy Centre Johannesburg

2008   WITS MAFA Student Show Johannesburg

2011   Agasizz Gallery- Boston, USA

2014   Aardvark Cape Town

           Kalk Bay Modern Cape Town

           Salon1- Bamboo, Johannesburg

2016   Two - Smith Gallery Cape Town

             Michaelis School of the Arts- Hon in Curatorship solo

2017 Agassiz Gallery Boston USA

2019 Liebricht Gallery- Somerset West

         6 Spin Street- Cape Town

© 2019 Sue Kaplan