About

Dane Stops is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Durban, South Africa. He works both indoors, as an exhibiting fine artist, and outdoors, as a contemporary muralist/graffiti artist. He has been an active contributor to the Durban Mural and Graffiti scene for over a decade. The work he makes has various influences, from painting graffiti to figurative subject matter such as people, birds and dinosaurs

Education 

2017

Master of Applied Arts: Visual Communication Design

2011

BTech: Graphic Design

Awards 

2012

Sprite Uncontainable Winner, Graffiti

Exhibitions 

Solo & Collaborative

Powerfully Pointless, Priest: Johanessburg

2016

NSFW, DUT Art Gallery: Durban

2014

Someone, DUT Art Gallery:Durban. A collaborative exhibition with Sakhile Mhlongo

Group

2017

Character, KZNSA: Durban

Sanlam Portrait Awards, Top 40 Touring Exhibition

Together Apart, ArtSpace Durban

Forward, the Breathing Space:Durban. Curated by Grace Kotze

2016

Own a Space, Loading Bay: Durban

Transitions, The Breathing Space: Durban. Curated by Grace Kotze

2015

Homer Sapiens, Objekt Design Art | ANPA: Franschhoek.

When My Eyes Are Open: The Breathing Space: Durban. Curated by Grace Kotze

2014

Shifting Territories, KZNSA: Durban.

Looking Forward: Our Lives in 2034, Durban Art Gallery:Durban.

2013

2012

Interpret Durban 4, Durban City Hall: Durban

Three Boys and a Girl, The Collective: Durban.

Black and Blue, The Collective: Durban

Sasol Signatures, Pretoria Art Museum

Art Science/Science Art, ArtSpace Durban: Durban

D'Urban Art Exchange, ArtSpace Durban: Durban

Work Experience

2018

2014 - 17

Lecturer: Department of Visual Communication, Durban University of Technology.

Part-time Lecturer: Department of Visual Communication, Durban University of Technology.

2017

2018

Sanlam Portrait Awards, Top 40 Touring Exhibition

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 © 2018 by Dane Knudsen

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