Lyndi Sales


Lyndi Sales, born in 1973, is an artist based in Cape Town, South Africa. She has held solo shows internationally at Galerie Maria Lund in Paris and Toomey Tourell in San Francisco. And locally in South Africa at the Goodman Gallery, Bell-Roberts Contemporary, Joao Ferreria and Gallery Momo galleries. She has participated in group shows in South Africa, USA, Austria, London, Holland and Denmark. Her works can be found in major collections in South Africa as well as collections in the USA and Europe. She has taught as a visiting lecturer at Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town and University of Stellenbosch. Sales received both her BFA (1995) and MFA (2000) from University of Cape Town, both with distinction. Sales was a merit award winner in the ABSA Atelier. She was a recipient of the Vermont Studio Center grant and participated in residencies at the Vermont Studio Center as well as the Frans Masereel Center in Belgium.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 New Works, M Contemporary, Sydney
2016 Castle in the Sky..., CIRCA, Johannesburg
2015 No Place - WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town
The Person You See…, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
2014 DSS2, Circa Gallery, Johannesburg
Praeternatural Light, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
2013 Levitate, M Contemporary, Sydney
2012 Deep Sky Survey - WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town
2011 Passive Surveillance, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris, France
2010 Astronomical Seeing, Sarah Khan Contemporary, Lichtenstein
Lyndi Sales, Galerie Sylvia Bernhardt, Germany
Blur Zone, Gallery Momo, Johannesburg
2009 in transit, Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco & Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
2008 TRANSIenT, Bell Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2007 1 in 11 000 000 Chances & works at the Dieu Donne Papermill; NY & Gallery Momo, Johannesburg
2006 1 in 11 000 000 Chances, Bell Roberts Gallery, Cape Town

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Air: Inspiration-Expiration, The Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
2013 Positive Tension - WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town
2011 SLICK 11 Artist Projects, Palais de Tokyo & Musée D’art Moderne, Paris, France
54th Venice Biennale, South African Pavilion, Venice
Give Me Six, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
2010 CHIC Dessin, Paris, France
Accrochage, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris, France
2009 Group Show, Gallery Momo, Johannesburg
DESSIN – AFFIRMATIF! New Works on Paper, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
Print, The South African Print Gallery, Cape Town
At the end of the Rainbow, Bie & Vadstrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
Group Show, KKNK, Oudtshoorn
2008 Print ‘08, Bell Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
Intervention, UNISA Gallery, Pretoria
Between Meaning and Matter, Bell Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2008 Holland Paper Biennale, Museum Rijswijk, Holland
2007 Critics Choice, Association for Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town
ABSA L’Atelier, Johannesburg
Greenhouse, Bell Roberts Gallery, Somerset West, Cape Town
Rich and Strange, Newport, UK
14th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
Turbulence, Hangar-7 Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
Spier Contemporary, Spier Estate, Stellenbosch
South Africa on Paper, GBK Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2006 ABSA L’Atelier, Johannesburg
20 Artists 06. Contemporary Printing, Bell Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
Group Show of Prints, Art on Paper, Johannesburg

Selected Publications

2012      Selected Works