Jacques Van Der Merwe

North Tamborine QLD 4272
MOBILE 0450 312 461
EMAIL jdtvdmerweIGNORE@gmail.com
WEBSITE http://www.jacquesvandermerwe.com.au
CREATIVE ART PRACTICES Work for Exhibition, Teaching, Multimedia Projects and Collaborations, Artist in Residence
Jacques van der Merwe's nursery school teacher once asked him: 'What would you like to be when you grow up'. His answer: "An interesting person". Jacques obviously meant what he said. With a passion for art Van der Merwe has certainly created a name for himself in the creative world. Jacques van der Merwe's fine art portfolio constitutes of sculptures, paintings and works on paper. In his fine art, Jacques has been exploring'the human condition' for the past few years; specialises in the relationship between man/animals and physical conditioning. Jacques van der Merwe moved to Australia in 2008, from South Africa, and participated with bronze sculptures at SWELL in Currumbin, Gold Coast in 2012. Currently Jacques van der Merwe lives in Mount Tamborine, Queensland, Australia. Jacques van der Merwe works in bronze, wood, resin, and ink on paper and oil on canvas.