Woodborne is an artist/printmaker who was awarded her Master of Fine Arts Degree with Distinction from UCT in 1993, with a body of work that received critical acclaim and was placed in major collections such as the Smithsonian Collection of African Art (USA) and the Sanlam Corporate Collection (SA). Woodborne was selected as the ABSA Klein Karroo Kunsfees Festival Artist in 2007 and produced a unique series of paintings on gold leaf titled "The Garden of Eden
". She curated and published a portfolio of 16 etchings, "The Exquisite Corpse
", selected for the Klein Karoo Kunsfees 2009, and exhibited by the Norval Foundation. She was a guest curator for the Woordfees 2018 and 2019, has participated in many International Print Biennales and her work is represented in International Public Collections and Museums. She was an invited artist at the Salzburg Summer Festival, Austria in 2015 which showcased her experimental approach to the tradition of printmaking, as was her series of experimental print constructions - "The Anatomy of the World"
exhibited at Lizamore Gallery in 2018. She was awarded the prize of S.C. Bes Romania S.R.L. in the International Contemporary Engraving Biennial, Romania in 2019 for her engraving "The Weaver" and her work was recently selected for the "Summer 2020
" exhibition curated by the International Print Centre in New York, USA.
Her new series of works"Imaginarium
", is an experimental body of works on paper creating 3 dimensional paper sculptures from engravings can be viewed on the Current Exhibition Page.
Upcoming exhibitions:"Imaginarium" an exhibition of paper sculptures, engravings and works on paper, opening at the AVA, 35 Church Street, Cape Town, when lockdown levels permit 2020.
WORK CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY:
- IS Art, 10 Hugenot St, Franschoek.
- The Cape Gallery, Church St, Cape Town.
- Kalk Bay Modern, Olympia Building, Main Road, Kalk Bay.
- Art Africa, the Clocktower, Silo District, The Waterfront, Cape Town
- Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg
- Millenium Gallery, Pretoria
- The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg