BORN 26 October 1950, Johannesburg
1968 Matric, Hugenote Ho‘r Seunskool, Springs, Gauteng 1972 BA (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria1973 Transvaal teachers' Higher Diploma, Jhb College of Education 1995 MA (Fine Arts), University of Pretoria Naudé has been a practising artist since 1974. He has been involved in art education since graduating and lectured for ten years in painting at the Department of Visual Arts and History of Art, University of Pretoria until 1998. In 2000 he joined the Department of Art History and Visual Arts at the University of South Africa on contract where he is presently involved as co-ordinator of the 4th level of Art History course as well as teaching in the practical courses. In 2001 he is under contract at the University of Pretoria. He has had approximately 30 solo and 50 group exhibitions in South Africa and has taken part in exhibitions in the Algarve, New York, Washington, Toronto, Paris, Hamburg, Leverkusen, Riberac, Barcelona, Budapest and Bucharest. Naudé concerns himself first and formost with the process of painting. He is a colourist and over the years his subject matter has been concerned with he human condition as well as with his immediate environment implementing the traditional tablescape as main vehicle of comment. His works reflect an incisive discourse with cross-cultural appropriation, capturing the transitional visual fusion of South African multicultural pluralism.
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL
ABSA Bank Corporate Art Collection, Jhb Amsterdam Rotterdam Bank, Jhb Anglo Gold Foundation, Jhb Beachcomber Hotel Group, Mauritius Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Pretoria Technikon Department of Visual Art and History of Art, University of Pretoria Durban Art Museum Faculty of Medical Science, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein Gencor Collection, JhbJohannesburg Consolidated Investment Company Kelly Greenoakes (SA), Jhb Kessel Feinstein Corporate Collection, Jhb Mastercard International Inc. M-Tel (Gauteng) MTN Collection, Jhb Municipal Collection, Springs Old Mutual (London) Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein Pretoria Art Museum Pretoria Boys High School Pretoria Metropolitan Council Corporate Art Collection Rand Merchant Bank, Jhb Rembrandt van Rijn Art Foundation, Stellenbosch Rodean School (SA), Jhb SASOL Art Collection, Jhb South African Airways, Jhb South African Breweries, Jhb South African High Commission, Singapore South African National Gallery, Cape Town St Stithians College, Jhb Telkom South Africa, Pretoria University of Pretoria Art Collection Vaal Triangle Technikon, Vanderbijlpark Represented in private collections in America, England, Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Turkey and Hong Kong.