JOHANNES MEINTJES

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'For nearly 40 years Johannes Meintjes has enriched the South African art scene with his personalised works which have the inherent quality of good art - the artist's genuine feelings and moods can be felt in each brush or palette stroke…'
Yvonne Steynberg, Evening Post, 1980




    EXHIBITIONS

    Below some images from the Memorial Exhibition at RAU (University of Johannesburg) 1990


 
Johannes Meintjes

    Below some images from the joint Johannes Meintjes / Alexis Preller memorial exhibition
    at the SA Association of Arts N.Tvl (1990)

    Exhibition: Oliewenhuis Art Gallery (National Museum) Bloemfontein.
    16 October to 25 November 1990


 

    Images from the Memorial Exhibition at the Sasol Art Museum (University Stellenbosch)
    14 July to 28 August 2010


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    LIST OF EXHIBITIONS

1944   29 Aug - 11 Sep              Johannesburg        Gainsborough Gallery
Dr Hermien Dommisse
194529 May - 10 JunCape TownArgus Gallery
 
1945NovemberCape Town ID Booksellers
 
194510 Dec - 24 Dec Johannesburg Constantia Gallery
Dr Anna-Neethling Pohl
194716 Jun - 28 JunCape Town Argus Gallery
Mrs A Bloomberg
(First Lady of Cape Town)
194719 Sep - 4 Oct PretoriaChristi's Art Gallery
Mr Gerhard Moerdyk with
introduction by Anna-Neethling Pohl
19482 Apr - unknownStellenbosch Carnegie Library (University)
 
19485 Jun - 19 Jun Bloemfontein Art Gallery - 'Volksblad' Books
Prof Dr B Kok
19486 Oct - 16 Oct Cape Town Art Association
Prof AH Murray
194928 Feb - 12 MarJohannesburg Constantia Gallery
Dr MP Olivier-Burgers
194930 Jul - 13 Aug Bloemfontein 'Oranje Koffiehuis'
Mrs Anna Enslin
(Vice- Mayor of Bloemfontein)
19508 Mar - 18 Mar Cape Town SA Art Association
 
195021 Apr - 26 AprQueenstownCity Hall
 
1950June Bloemfontein 'Die Koffiehuis'
Mr CH de Wet
195018 Aug - 31 Aug Pretoria Schweickerdt
Dr H van der Merwe-Scholtz
195120 Mar - 4 AprCape Town SA Art Association
 
19514 Sep - 17 Sep Johannesburg Gainsborough Gallery
Prof Dr CM van den Heever
19524 Mar - 15 Mar Cape Town SA Art Association
 
195221 Jul - 26 Jul Port Elizabeth Art Hall
 
195219 Aug - 30 Aug Pretoria Schweickerdt
 
1953FebruaryBloemfontein 'Sonop'
 
195311 Aug - 24 Aug Johannesburg Gainsborough Gallery
Dr Anna-Neethling Pohl
195416 Aug - 30 Aug Cape Town H.A.U.M. Gallery
 
195421 Oct - unknownDurbanCity Hall
Miss Hansi Pollak
195513 Apr - 23 Apr Pretoria Van Schaik Art Hall
Dr H Muller
(Mayor of Pretoria)
195512 Oct - 22 Oct Johannesburg City Gallery
Prof Dr TJ Haarhoff
19565 Mar - 17 Mar Cape Town SA Art Association
 
19568 Aug - 18 Aug Pretoria Van Schaik Art Hall
 
195618 Sep - 29 Sep Johannesburg City Art Hall
 
195723 Mar - 30 Mar Bloemfontein National Museum
Mr CS Daneel
195716 Jul - 27 Jul Johannesburg Lidchi Art Gallery
 
195714 Oct - 17 OctHeidelberg City Hall
Dr AEF Bosman
195818 Feb - 1 Mar Pretoria D.S. Vorster Gallery
Mrs TC Cilliers
195813 May - 24 May Johannesburg Helen de Leeuw Gallery
Dr Walter Heese
19593 Feb - 14 Feb Pretoria D.S. Vorster Gallery
 
19596 Jul - 18 Jul Johannesburg Lidchi Gallery
 
195918 Aug - 29 Aug Cape Town unknown
 
196015 Mar - 26 Mar Pretoria Schweickerdt Gallery
Prof AL Meiring
196020 Jun - 25 Jun East London G.G. Smith Hall
Dr Francois Loots
196030 Aug - 10 Sep Johannesburg Lidchi Gallery
Dr Anton Hartman
19613 Mar - 15 Mar Pretoria Schweickerdt Gallery
Mr JJJ van Rensburg
19618 May - 15 May Durban Lidchi
 
196119 Jun - 30 Jun Springs City Library
Counsellor Jack Ellis
196111 Jul - 22 Jul Johannesburg Gallery 101
Ms Jennifer Gray
196124 Oct - 7 Nov Cape Town Regency Gallery
 
19622 Apr - 7 Apr Bloemfontein unknown
Judge Hofmeyer
196210 Jul - 21 Jul Johannesburg Gallery 101
Baroness Z von Reibnitz
19629 Oct - 23 Oct Cape Town Regency Gallery
 
19633 Jun - 14 Jun Pretoria SA Art Association
Johannes Meintjes
19635 Aug - 17 Aug Johannesburg Gallery 101
Dr Hermien Dommisse
196315 Oct - 26 Oct Cape Town SA Art Association
 
196412 Mar - 14 Mar Molteno Town Library
Counsellor EG Walsh
19646 Jul - 18 Jul Johannesburg Gallery 101
 
1964Nov - Dec Washington D.C.unknown
Mr JC van Rooij
196512 Apr - 24 AprCape Town SA Art Association
 
19654 Oct - 16 Oct PretoriaSA Art Association
 
196614 Mar - 25 Mar Johannesburg Gallery 101
Dr Allan V Bird
1966NovemberMolteno Town Library
Mrs Ruth Walsh
(First Lady of Molteno)
196728 Mar - 8 Apr Cape Town SA Art Association
Mr Beyers Botha
196725 Sep - 6 Oct Johannesburg Gallery 101
 
196910 Mar - 21 Mar Johannesburg Gallery 101
 
1969NovemberMolteno Town Library
Counsellor H Coetzer
(Mayor of Molteno)
1970OctoberPort Elizabeth Art Hall, St George's Park
Alexander Podlashuc
197122 Mar - 2 Apr Johannesburg Gallery 101
 
197221 Mar - 30 MarCape Town Galery Lee Brewis
 
19735 Mar - 17 Mar Johannesburg Gallery 101
 
197412 Mar - 23 Mar Cape Town 'Die Kunskamer'
Mr Koos Quinton
197424 May - 27 May Molteno unknown
Minister JJ Loots
19753 Mar - 8 Mar Bloemfontein National Museum
Dr JC Moll
197525 Nov - unknownJohannesburg Picturedrome
Mr Evan Robertson
197616 Sep - 18 Sep Sasolburg Etienne Rossouw Theatre
Mr JA Stegmann
(Managing Director of SASOL)
197715 Apr - 30 Apr Stellenbosch Libertas Gallery
Mr Dos Blok
197720 Jun - unknownBellvilleBellville Gallery
Mr Koos Quinton
197724 Nov - unknownMolteno Masonic Hall
Johannes Meintjes
197814 Mar - 17 Mar Lichtenburg Town Hall
Minister JW Annandale
197922 Mar - 27 Mar PietermaritzburgUniversity of Natal
Prof Murray Schoonraad
197927 Mar - unknownFicksburg Library Hall
Mr Piet van Rhyn
(Major of Ficksburg)
198017 Mar - 22 Mar Port Elizabeth University of Port Elizabeth
Prof EJ Marais
(Rector of the University of Port Elizabeth)
1983unknownBloemfontein University of the OFS
Prof JC Moll
198611 AprMoltenoHigh School (permanent exhibition)
Mr WA de Klerk
19907 Jun - 6 JulJohannesburg Rand Afrikaans University
Dr Hermien McCaul-Dommisse
19906 Aug - 25 Aug PretoriaSA Association of Arts N.Tvl
Prof Murray Schoonraad
199016 Oct - 25 Nov Bloemfontein Oliewenhuis Art Gallery
Prof JC Moll
201014 July - 28 AugStellenboschUniversity Museum
Mr K Opperman



 
Argus Gallery, Cape Town
( 16 - 28 June 1947 )

 

 
'The Evening Post', 26 July 1952
Art Hall, Port Elizabeth
( 21 - 26 July 1952 )

 

 
'The Star', 20 July 1957
Lidchi Art Galleries, Johannesburg
( 16 - 27 July 1957 )
Johannes Meintjes and his sister,
Mrs Ernestine (Meintjes) Keyser

 

 
'Die Transvaler', 12 July 1962
Gallery 101, Johannesburg
( 10 - 21 July 1962 )
Johannes and Ronell Meintjes with Baroness Z von Reibnitz (left)
who opened the exhibition

 

 
SA Art Association, Pretoria
( 4 - 16 October 1965 )
Photograph by Dotman Pretorius

 

 
'Artlook', March 1971

 

 
Gallery 101, Johannesburg
( 22 March 1971 - 2 April 1971 )
Johannes Meintjes accompanied by Dr Hermien McCaul-Dommisse

 

 
'Rand Daily Mail', 27 March 1971
Gallery 101, Johannesburg
( 22 March 1971 - 2 April 1971 )

 

 
'The Star', 13 May 1990
University of Johannesburg (RAU)
( 7 June - 6 July 1990 )

 

 
'Die Beeld', 18 June 1990
University of Johannesburg (RAU)
( 7 June - 6 July 1990 )

 

 
'Die Volksblad', 12 October 1990
National Museum, Bloemfontein
( 16 October - 25 November 1990 )

 

 
 

 
 



























































































 
 

 
Johannes Meintjes         Johannes Meintjes

Images of the opening night at the 1990 prestige memorial exhibition at the Rand Afrikaans University (University of Johannesburg)

 
 
Johannes Meintjes         Johannes Meintjes

Images of the opening night at the 1990 prestige memorial exhibition at the Rand Afrikaans University (University of Johannesburg)

 
 
Johannes Meintjes         Johannes Meintjes

Images of the opening night at the 1990 prestige memorial exhibition at the Rand Afrikaans University (University of Johannesburg)

 
 



      




 
 


 
Johannes Meintjes

 
Johannes Meintjes

Sasol Art Museum (University Stellenbosch)

 
 
Johannes Meintjes         Johannes Meintjes

Images of the opening night on 14 July 2010
Memorial exhibition at the Sasol Art Museum (University Stellenbosch)
14 July to 28 August 2010

 
Johannes Meintjes         Johannes Meintjes

Images of the opening night on 14 July 2010
Memorial exhibition at the Sasol Art Museum (University Stellenbosch)
14 July to 28 August 2010

 
Johannes Meintjes         Johannes Meintjes

Images of the opening night on 14 July 2010
Memorial exhibition at the Sasol Art Museum (University Stellenbosch)
14 July to 28 August 2010

 
Johannes Meintjes

Exhibition at the Sasol Art Museum (University Stellenbosch)
August 2017

 

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