(1974 – )

Patricia Driscoll
Contemporary
Overview

Driscoll was born in Johannesburg in 1974 and currently lives and works there. She obtained a Masters of Fine Arts with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg between 2010 and 2012, and a degree in Photography Fine Art from Rhodes University in Grahamstown between 1997 and 1999. She matriculated from Durban Girls High School in 1992. Driscoll has had several solo exhibitions, including “Floating World 2” at Gallery MOMO in Johannesburg in 2014, “Nightlight” at the Substation in the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 2012, and “Closure” at The Blue Room during the Grahamstown Festival in 1999. She has also exhibited in various galleries, such as the Kirkkopuisto Photo Annual at Äkkigalleria in Jyväskylä, Finland, in 2012, and “Floating World 1” and “Littoral” at Gallery MOMO in Johannesburg in 2009.

Exhibitions

 

Solo exhibitions

2014

Floating World 2, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg

2012

Night-light, the Substation, University of the Witswatersrand, Johannesburg

 Kirkkopuisto Photo Annual, Äkkigalleria, Jyväskylä, Finland

2011

A Means to an End, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg

 2009

Floating World 1, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg 

Littoral, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg 

 2005

Injisuthi, The Photographers Gallery, Cape Town 

2002

Shorelines, The Photographers Gallery, Cape Town 

1999

Closure, The Blue Room, Grahamstown Festival 

 

Selected group exhibitions

2023

Sunny Side Up, Group Exhibition, Graham Contemporary, Johannesburg, South Africa

2017

What Do They Call Me, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg

2011

Process this /, Michaelis Art Gallery, Cape Town

Paris Photo 2011, Grand Palais, France

 Joburg Art Fair 2011, Gallery MOMO

2010

New African Photography, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg

Joburg Art Fair, Gallery MOMO

2009  

Life Less Ordinary, Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham, U.K

 GROTESQUE: the elusive figure, The Substation, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

2008

Group Exhibition, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg 

Room 01, An exhibition in a Dalston space, London

Departure, The Photographers Gallery, Cape Town

 2006

Pet Project, The Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney 

Under the Table, Miam Miam, Cape Town

 2004

Staged Realities: The Studio in African Photography 1870- 2004, Michael Stevenson Contemporary, Cape Town

2003

The ABSA L’Atelier Awards, Absa gallery, Johannesburg 

Absolutely/perhaps, JAK gallery, London

NSPCC/Old Mutual Group Show of Contemporary South African Art, London

1999

100XC, The Cape Town Month of Photography, Idasa Basement, Cape Town 

COLLECTIVE COLLECTION Professional photographers of South Africa, Bo-Kaap Cafe, Cape Town

 

Education

2010 – 2012  

Masters of Fine Arts (with distinction), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

1997 – 1999

Photography Fine Art, Rhodes University, Grahamstown

1992  

Matriculated, Durban Girls High School

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