Katherine Glenday, Curriculum Vitae

 Born 29 September 1960



  • University of Cape Town, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 1984
  • University of Natal (now University of KwaZulu-Natal), Bachelor of Fine Arts (Ceramics and History of Art), 1982
  • Enrolled at University of Western Cape, MA in creative writing 2023 /2024 

Recent Exhibitions

  • 2024 April:  Searching for Spring, Ateliers Courbet, New York

  • 2024 February:  Art Formes, Investec Cape Town Art Fair

  • 2024 February: Conversations with Claude, Vault Research, Investec Cape Town Art Fair

  • 2023  Ancestral Houses, Everard Read Gallery Cape Town

  • The other’s warmth, Everard Read Gallery Cape Town

  • Art Words, Glen Carlou Gallery,  Wine Country, Western Cape

  • Cobalt and Indigo, Kim Sacks Gallery, Johannesburg 

Select Solo Exhibitions

  • Exhibition of invitational Ceramics, University of Johannesburg

  • 2021 Relationalities , Ateliers Courbet, New York

  • 2019 Between, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town

  • 2017 Solo Exhibition, Les Ateliers Courbet, New York.

  • 2014 This Personal and This Particular, The Forge, Kalk Bay, Cape Town

  • 2008 Movement to Light, Amaridian Gallery, New York
    2001 Tuning Narcissus, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town
    1997 The Kim Sacks Gallery, Johannesburg

Select Group Exhibitions

  • 2021 Formed by light and fire, Throw Contemporary, London.

  • 2019 Conversations with Irma, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.

  • 2016 First Central Plains Ceramics Biennale, Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, China.

  •  2012 SOFA NEW YORK 2012, New York
    2011 Conversations, Amaridian Gallery, New York
    2010 SOFA NEW YORK 2010, New York

  • 2010 SOFA CHICAGO 2010, Chicago
    2008 Exchanges, The Forge, Kalk Bay, Cape Town
    2006 Sound Still, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town (curator)
    1995 Fletcher Challenge, Auckland
    1992 International Exhibition of Ceramics, Taipei
    1985 Recent South African Ceramics, Johannesburg Art Museum, Johannesburg  

Grants / Awards / Residencies

  • 2024 Annual Residency with Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky (Goedgedacht farm Western Cape and Poppiano Italy.) 2006 -2024
    2011 Three-year artist and curatorial grant from Millennium Trust
    2004 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK), resident craft artist, Oudtshoorn
    2002 Gold medalist, Vita Craft Now, Johannesburg
    2001 Silver medal, National Ceramics, Johannesburg
    1993 National Arts Festival, resident ‘craft artist’, Grahamstown
    1984 Gold award, National Ceramics, Durban 

Public Collections

  • South African Museum, Social History Collections, Cape Town
    Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
    University of Johannesburg
    King George IV Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth
    William Humphries Museum, Kimberly
    Museum of Art and Design, New York
    The Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg