Selected Works

Paradise, 2009
Digital Print
24.5 x 39.5 cm
Wall, 2017
Wall drawing in pencil and varnish
Approximately 200 x 600 cm
Bench, 2009
1.5m x 25 x 13cm
White Houses, 2009
Wood, Plaster, White Wash
10 x 90 x 70cm
Abacorn (version I), 2002
Timber, vinyl
Variable Dimensions: 237 x 10 x 10 (each) cm
Nhlobe (Diptych), 2004
diameter i: 100 cm, diameter ii: 96 cm
Richmond Fence, 2017
Digital print
70 x 50cm / Frame: 47 x 57 x 4 cm / Image: 19.5 x 30 cm / Work: 40 x 50 cm
Shelf, 2014
Pencil and varnish on paper
103 x 133cm
Shelf, 2014
Work: 210 x 321 x 30 cm
Black House , 2009
30 x 40 x 30 cm
Coal / Wood, 1979
Coal and wood
Installation approximately 500 x 200cm
Stones series (d), 2014
105 x 105cm

it is pleasant, indeed, while the summer lasts, and we are here as on a darkling plain , we shall grow venomous with truth, 2016
Painted Aluminum Tubes
3 pieces: 200 x 76 x 76cm each
In collaboration with Colleen Wafer Silo, 1985, 2014
Photoemulsion on galvanised steel
20 x 14cm
Red House, 2009
painted steel
200 x 45 x 35 cm
Black Corrugate Wall, 2017
Black pigment, acrylic resin
Variable Dimensions Work: 180 x 70 x 7 (7 pieces) cm


Born in Durban, South Africa in 1953. Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa

Jeremy Wafer was born in Durban in 1953, grew up in Nkwalini, Zululand, and studied at the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg (B.A.F.A.1979) and at the University of the Witwatersrand (B.A. Hons. in Art History 1980 and M.A. Fine Art 1987). He has taught since 1982 in the Fine Art Departments of the Technikon Natal and the Technikon Witwatersrand before being appointed Associate Professor in the School of Arts of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg from 2004 where he is currently Head of the Department of Fine Art and History of Art. He has exhibited regularly in South Africa and abroad. His work is represented in the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, the South African National Gallery, the Johannesburg Art Gallery and in many other museum, private and corporate collections.