Selected Works

Jeremy Wafer

Nhlube, 2004 / 2020 Digital photographic print

Jeremy Wafer

Spitzkop, 2014 / 2020 Digital photographic print

Jeremy Wafer

Nhlobe (Diptych), 2004 Photography diameter i: 100 cm, diameter ii: 96 cm

Jeremy Wafer

White Houses, 2009 Wood, Plaster, White Wash 10 x 90 x 70cm

Jeremy Wafer

Shed, 2019 Timber and limewash

Jeremy Wafer

Wall, 2017 Wall drawing in pencil and varnish Approximately 200 x 600 cm

Jeremy Wafer

Bench, 2009 Steel 1.5m x 25 x 13cm

Jeremy Wafer

Shelf, 2014 Steel Work: 210 x 321 x 30 cm

Jeremy Wafer

Paradise, 2009 Inkjet print on cotton rag paper

Jeremy Wafer

Die Put, 2009 Digital Print

Jeremy Wafer

Richmond Fence, 2017 digital print

Jeremy Wafer

Coal / Wood, 1979 Coal and wood Installation approximately 500 x 200cm

Jeremy Wafer

Stones series (d), 2014 105 x 105cm

Jeremy Wafer

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

Jeremy Wafer

Abacorn (version I), 2002 Timber, vinyl Variable Dimensions: 237 x 10 x 10 (each) cm

Jeremy Wafer

In collaboration with Colleen Wafer Silo, 1985, 2014 Photoemulsion on galvanised steel 20 x 14cm

Jeremy Wafer

Black Corrugate Wall, 2017 Black pigment, acrylic resin Variable Dimensions Work: 180 x 70 x 7 (7 pieces) cm

Jeremy Wafer

Red House, 2009 painted steel 200 x 45 x 35 cm

Jeremy Wafer

Tank, 2019 Steel

Jeremy Wafer

Levels, 1992 Steel and bronze

Jeremy Wafer and Colleen Wafer

Harbour series #8, 1988 Ammonia print

Jeremy Wafer and Colleen Wafer

Harbour series #5, 1988 Ammonia print

Jeremy Wafer and Colleen Wafer

Harbour series #9, 1988 Ammonia print

Jeremy Wafer and Colleen Wafer

Harbour series #2, 1988 Ammonia print

Jeremy Wafer and Colleen Wafer

Harbour series #4, 1988 Ammonia print

Jeremy Wafer

Black House, 2009 Steel

Jeremy Wafer and Colleen Wafer

Harbour series #16, 1988 Ammonia print

Biography

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

Jeremy Wafer was born in Durban in 1953 and grew up in Nkwalini in what was then Zululand. He studied fine art 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 in the Fine Art Departments of the former Technikon Natal (now DUT) and Technikon Witwatersrand (now UJ) before being appointed Associate Professor. Wafer received his PhD in 2016 and was subsequently appointed full professor of Sculpture in the School of Arts of the University of the Witwatersrand. Wafer is the recipient of numerous awards and residencies, notably the Standard Bank National Drawing Prize in 1987 and the Sasol Wax Art Award in 2006. His work featured on the South African Pavilion of the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015. Wafer has exhibited in South Africa and internationally, his work is represented in the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, the South African National Gallery, the Johannesburg Art Gallery as well as in many other museum, private and corporate collections.

Exhibitions

How To Disappear

14 March - 23 June 2020

Soft Architectures

28 November - 16 January 2020

Jeremy Wafer / Index

09 March - 15 April 2017

[In Context] Where We Are / 2016

29 October - 07 December 2016

News

Jeremy Wafer on exhibition in...

Posted 01 November 2017

Hasan and Husain Essop, Jerem...

Posted 24 April 2012

Press

South African Pavilion at 56t...