Expert Artist Sylvia Rossouw Transcends Architectural Standards
Since the dawn of time, art has played an important role in society. Caves and rocks, as well as other parts of nature, have all shown evidence of architecture. Creating art is crucial and used for self-expression, universal communication, sustaining culture over time, and even attracting tourists. Sylvia Rossouw is only one of the many artists reshaping the world of art and architecture with their one-of-a-kind creations.
Who is Sylvia Rossouw?
Sylvia Rossouw, who was born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, is an emerging artist who has impressed art enthusiasts all over the world with her various styles of art and architecture, including performance, installations, videos, video stills, and paintings. She has been a professional artist since 1995 and has her own art studio.
Those who attended the 2010 Soccer World Cup may have seen her work as part of the legacy projects that took place. Over the course of 20 years, the successful artist earned a Baccalaureus in Fine Art, Building Arts, and Architecture, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership.
Sylvia Rossouw has received numerous honors throughout the years for her work on several projects and exhibitions. Among her many accomplishments is the Apple Arts Award, which she received during an event held in South Africa. She is also well-known for her work on international projects as well as her participation in numerous community projects locally.
Projects for the Community
Sylvia Rossouw’s commitment in community projects led to her inclusion in a variety of events. Take a look at some of the events she was involved with;
- Solo exhibition at the Civic Centre during the KKNK Annual National Arts Festival in Outshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa, in 1994.
- Solo display at the International Green Green Conference in 1995, held at the University of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
- 1995 Group participant, Bird Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa, under the curatorial direction of Tossie Theron.
- Group Participant in 2010, under the curatorial direction of Judy Woodbourne. Western Cape Observatory, South Africa
Sylvia Rossouw also took part in a community mural project at the library as part of a celebration of Nelson Mandela Day. A year later, she was hired as a part-time instructor at the Cape Province University of Technology (CPUT) to teach a variety of architectural and design subjects. For two years in a row, she acted as both a mentor and an inspiration to other young architects.
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