Half Pint/ Half White by Guy Du Toit (1958 -  )
Half Pint/ Half White, 1995, bronze and patina, 120 x 240 x 200 mm, open edition

Guy Du Toit (1958 - )

Description for Half Pint/ Half White by Guy Du Toit (1958 -  )

 

(Guy Du Toit 2012)

 

About Du Toit’s art

 

Du Toit’s approach to art and life, the relationship between body and material, art and craft, discourse and practice, the domestic and the professional informs his work and his influence on some of those he has taught.

 

 

Du Toit’s background

 

Guy du Toit was born in 1958 in South Africa, graduating with a BA (FA) at the University of Pretoria in 1982. He has exhibited widely both at home and abroad - Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain and the USA. Guy has taught at various institutions in Gauteng, currently teaching sculpture part-time at the University of Pretoria. He has a studio/foundry just outside Pretoria which he avails to other artists that would not normally have access to such facilities. Guy continually involves himself in community based projects and creative collaborations in an effort to demystify bronze casting and the art making process.

 

 

Reference

 

Dreyer, E. 2008.Visuality/CommentaryUniversity of Pretoria, 1908 – 2008, edited by J Van Eeden. Pretoria: University of Pretoria.

 

Du Toit, G. 2012. The artist’s insight into his work in the Saronsberg Art Collection. (Personal communication, October 2012).

 

Du Toit, G. 2014. Biography. [O] Available: 

http://www.art.co.za/guydutoit/default.htm

[Accessed 4 January 2014]