Dominique Edwards was born in Kimberley, South Africa, 1980 and raised in Barkly West. She holds a masters in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art (2012), a post graduate certificate in education from the University of Cape Town (2003) and a bachelor in Fine Art from the University of Stellenbosch (2002).
Edwards has taught and continues to work with a broad spectrum of students at various FET and tertiary institutions in Cape Town. Her interest resides in the creative process, an area she explores methodologically in her teaching.
As an artist she is interested in the repetitive activity of human labour and notions of time and place which she explores by means of drawing, installation, video and photography.
2013Summer Salon, Commune 1, Cape Town
2013Terminal, Curated by Adrienne van Eeden Wharton, Jean Brundrit and Svea Josephy for the Gordan Institute for Performing and Creative Art’s programme on LAND, Exhibited on street poles throughout Cape Town City Bowl
2013LAND: Barkly West This Place of Mine, presented within the context of the Gordan Institute for Performing and Creative Art’s seminar programme on small cities and personal narratives, Iziko Slave Lodge – Cape Town
2012Salvo, Commune 1, Cape Town
2012MFA Graduation Exhibition, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town
2012VIP Art Fair, work selected for the first International MFA Online Art fair
2012The Distance Between Us, solo show, Commune 1, Cape Town
2011Heimlich Maneuvers, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town & The Substation, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
2010This is Not Final, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town & The Substation, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
2009Voices, curated for the End Conscription Campaign’s 25th Anniversary, Spier
2007Fine, Rust en Vrede, Durbanville
2003Krisp, Art.b, Bellville
2002Section 53 Graduate Exhibition, Department of Fine Art, Stellenbosch University
2002Photo/Art, Cape Town Month of Photography, Stellenbosch University