About

Pierre le Riche is a conceptual artist from Cape Town in South Africa. He primarily works in sculpture and installation, and does not specialise in any particular medium or art-making skill. 

Le Riche holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Cape Town's Michaelis School of Fine Art (Cum Laude).

 Portrait by  Antonia Steyn

Portrait by Antonia Steyn


Curriculum Vitae

Education
2017 Master of Fine Arts, Cum Laude (Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town)
2013 Bachelor of Visual Arts (University of South Africa)

Selected grants and bursaries
2017 Centre for Artistic Activism 'Art Action Academy' workshop grant
2016 University of Cape Town postgraduate research funding
2016 Jules Kramer music and fine arts scholarship
2015 University of Cape Town postgraduate research funding
2015 Jules Kramer music and fine arts scholarship
2015 Jules Kramer international travel grant
2014 Assemblage 'Fresh Produce' workshop grant

Employment
2018 -
present, Glen Carlou Gallery, Curator. Paarl, South Africa.

Committees
2018
 Rust-en-Vrede Gallery executive committee
2017 Rust-en-Vrede Gallery executive committee
2016 Rust-en-Vrede Gallery executive committee
2015 Rust-en-Vrede Gallery selection committee

Residencies, conferences and workshops
2018
Nirox Foundation, August. Johannesburg, South Africa. 
2017 Centre for Artistic Activism 'Art Action Academy' workshop. Johannesburg, South Africa.
2014 Assemblage 'Fresh Produce' Emerging artist and peer mentoring workshop. Johannesburg, South Africa.
2014 Arteles Creative Centre, May. Haukijarvi, Finland.

Awards
2018 Sasol New Signatures. Merit award.
2018 ABSA L'Atelier. Top 100.
2015 Sanlam Portrait Award. Top 100.
2014 Vuleka Art Competition. Overall winner.
2013 Vuleka Art Competition. Merit award for painting.
2013 ABSA L’Atelier Art Competition. Top 100.