Mia Chaplin South Africa, b. 1990

"Some of the paintings invite you to enter into them while others are closed doors. I want to set up tensions between the works to reveal an uncomfortable position between what is known and what is concealed."

– Mia Chaplin

EDUCATION

2011    BFA, Painting, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, ZA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Underbelly, No Man’s Art Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

  Joburg Art Fair – WHATIFTHEWORLD, Johannesburg, ZA 

2018 Mouth, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, ZA

2017 Under a Boiling River, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Johannesburg, ZA

2016 Binding Forms, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, ZA

2014 Ceremony, Salon 91, Cape Town, ZA

2011 No Place, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, ZA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Matereality, IZIKO Museum, Cape Town, ZA

  Proxies – Gallery, Gallery, Johannesburg, ZA

  Art Rotterdam, No Man’s Art Gallery, Rotterdam, NL

2019 Measures of Poetry, GoGo Collective, Bogardenkapel Brugge, BE

  Outside, RBK Contemporary, New York, NY, US

2018 Showroom, Galerie extérieure at Cité internationale des arts, Paris, FR

  A letter to my 22 year-old self, BKHZ, Johannesburg, ZA

  Nano, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, ZA

2017 The Making of a Sharp Blade, Warren Editions, Cape Town, ZA

  You Leave Me with This?, No End Contemporary, Johannesburg, ZA

  Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape

  Town, ZA

  Lady Garden, Cavalli Wine Estate, Cape Town, ZA

2016 Cape Flower Show, The Castle, Cape Town, ZA

  Nano, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, ZA

 Sewing Paradise, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, ZA

 For What It’s Worth, No End Contemporary, Johannesburg, ZA

 No Man’s Art Gallery, Shanghai, CN

 South African Art Exhibition, Galerie Patries van Dorst, NL

 No Man’s Art Gallery, Tehran, IR

2015 New Voices 01, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town, ZA

 Out of Context, UJ Art Gallery, Johannesburg, ZA

 Paint it Black, Salon91, Cape Town, ZA 

 Surface: Emerging South African Painters, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town,

 ZA

 Cape Town Art Fair, The Avenue, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, ZA

 That Art Fair, The Palms, Cape Town, ZA

2014 SA Art Now Now, No Man’s Art Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

  Art in Red Light #10, Art Fair, Amsterdam, NL

  Cape Town Art Fair, The Pavillion, Cape Town, ZA

  Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, ZA

  Cubicle - Infecting the City Public Arts Festival, Cape Town, ZA

2013 Cape Town Art Fair, The Look Out, Cape Town, ZA

  In Good Company, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, ZA

  Collections and Archives, Salon 91, Cape Town, ZA

2012 Impression: Sunset, Salon 91, Cape Town, ZA

 

RESIDENCIES

2018 Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris, FR

2016 Nirox Arts Foundation in Johannesburg, ZA

2015 OBRAS Foundation, Alentejo, PT

 

COLLABORATIONS

2016 Warren Editions, Monotypes, Cape Town, ZA

  Black River Studios for 50ty50ty limited edition screen prints, Cape

  Town, ZA

  Sol-Sol, menswear brand, Cape Town, ZA, and Seoul, KO