education

BFA (Hons) Sculpture 1993 University of the Witwatersrand
Matric Exemption 1987 St Dominic’s Convent

courses

Professional Practice in the Visual Arts 2012 Bag Factory
Writing Skills 2006 Business Day
Digital Photography 2006 Oakfields College
Strategic Marketing Management 2003 Wits Business School
Brand Dynamics & Cyber Marketing 2000
PR & Corporate Communications 2000 ICM
Geodesic Metacognitive Mapping 1998 Dr. C Leaf

professional experience

2005-2018 Owner, Geneology Brand DNA
2004-2005 Head of Marketing, Prism Payment Technologies
2000-2004 Marketing Manager, Prism Payment Technologies
1999-2000 Training & Creative Consultant, Dr Leaf’s Consultancy
1996-1999 Office Manager, JD Estates & Property Developers
1995-1996 Vehicle rental manager, Godfrey Davis Group – London

exhibitions

2018 CLOSE Johannesburg Art Gallery, Joubert Park, Johannesburg
2017 UNUSUALLY USUAL Galerie NOKO, 109–111 Russell Road, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth
Green Mountain Arts “Homage to the Muses” The Studio, 9th Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg
Let's Play Outside Visual Culture exhibition in collaboration with Conté Magazine, 1Eloff @Joziburg, Studio WU 128, Johannesburg
Sasol New Signatures finalist group show, Pretoria Art Museum, Arcadia, Pretoria
It is not all Black and White, Art@TheClocktower, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Pop Up Art Exhibition, Art@First, RMB pop-up gallery, Johannesburg
Benevolent Confluence, Windrush, Randburg, Johannesburg
Mute W!sdom Curated by Gordon Froud, Art@Almenkerk, Elgin, Western Cape, South Africa
2016 SA’s Dirty Laundry, SoMa Art + Space, Maboneng, Johannesburg
The Things we do for Love, SoMa Art + Space, Maboneng, Johannesburg
No Man´s Land group exhibition, SoMa Art + Space, Maboneng, Johannesburg
Jan Celliers exhibition, Parkview, Johannesburg
Lizamore@Clairvaux group sculpture exhibition, Clairvaux, Robertson, Western Cape
2015* The Masters of Misdirection solo show, Lizamore & Associates
PPC Imaginarium finalist and group show UJ Gallery, Design Indaba and Young Blood Gallery in Cape Town.
2014 Lovell Tranyr Art Trophy finalist and group show, Lovell Gallery, Cape Town
Point of Departure group exhibition, Lizamore & Associates
2012 CMYK group exhibition, Everard Read SPEKE Photographic, CIRCA on Jellicoe (invitational)

achievements

2017 Sasol New Signatures Finalist
2015 PPC Imaginarium finalist
2014 Finalist for the Lovell Tranyr Art Trophy
2013 Shortlisted top 3 candidate for Lizamore & Associates Mentorship Programme

bibliography

  • Khumo Theko, “I See Africa” - Neo African Art online article (24 June 2018).
  • “4 Female Artists Presented in New International Selection” - Digital Journal Budapest (25 April 2018).
  • “Jenny Nijenhuis explores identity archetypes through sculpture” - Art.co.za online (22 February 2018).
  • “Jenny Nijenhuis” - Conté Magazine (19 August 2017).
  • Simphiwe Mngomezulu, “State of The Arts” - Destiny Magazine Feature (June 2017) p. 84-86.
  • Abigail McDougall, “Provocative Panties: The Artists Behind SA´s Dirty Laundry Talk To MC" Marie Claire Magazine (9 January 2017).
  • Henrietta Ekefre, "3600 Panties speak – listen" - White Code Centre (18 December 2016).
  • Chủ nhật, "Nghệ thuật sắp đặt chống hiếp dâm" – Tieng Chuong (11 December 2016).
  • Floyd Matlala, "Art installation airing out dirty laundry, literally…" - The Young Independents online article (9 December 2016).
  • Jamie Matroos, "3600 panties focus attention on South Africa´s rape crisis” - Design Indaba online article (9 December 2016).
  • Alicia Fàbregas, "3.600 Bragas Contra Las Violaciones En Sudáfrica" Condigo Nuevo online article (9 December 2016).
  • "募集內褲晾大街…" – UDNBKK (6 December 2016).
  • "SA´s Dirty Laundry" - Tame Times online article (6 December 6 2016).
  • Berita Heboh, "Wow, Ribuan Celana Dalam Dijemur di Jalan…" - Warta Kota online article (6 December 2016).
  • "Protes Kekerasan Perempuan, Tiga Ribuan Celana…" – Intisari online article (6 December 2016).
  • Sonia Calheiros, "Milhares de cuecas penduradas nas ruas de Joanesburgo" – Visao (5 December 2016).
  • "Zuid-Afrika hangt vuile was buiten" - De Telegraaf (4 December 2016)
  • "Panties to protest" – Felma (4 December 2016)
  • "Umělkyně vyvěsily použité dámské kalhotky v ulicích…" – Lidovky (3 December 2016).
  • “Tecavüzlere Karşı Kirli İç Çamaşırları Astılar” – Haberler (2 December 2016).
  • Claire Landsbaum, "Artists Hung 3,000 Pairs of Underwear in the Street to Raise Awareness About Rape" - NY Mag (2 December 2016).
  • "Johannesburg is covered in women´s underwear to protest against the epidemic of rape" - Eldiario (2 December 2016).
  • “Tecavüzlere karşı kirli iç çamaşırları astılar!” – Milliyet (2 December 2016).
  • "Mutande sporche appese contro gli stupri in Sudafrica" - Globalist Syndication (2 December 2016).
  • Peter Lykke Lind, "Dirty laundry: washing line art highlights South Africa´s rape epidemic" - The Guardian online (2 December 2016).
  • "16 Days Of Activism: Artists Air Out SA´s Dirty Laundry" - Onlinescoops.com (1 December 2016).
  • Marisa Crous, "3600 panties project aims to expose SA´s gargantuan rape problem" - W24 online (1 December 2016).
  • Dieketseng Maleke, “16 Days Of Activism: Artists Air Out SA´s Dirty Laundry” - Huffington Post (30 November 2016).
  • "What´s with all the panties hanging in Maboneng?" - Connect Citizen (30 November 2016).
  • "In Südafrika werden jeden Tag mehrere…" - SWR3 (29 November 2016).
  • Marc Röhlig, "In Südafrika hängen gerade 3600 schmutzige Unterhosen – als Zeichen gegen sexuelle Gewalt" – Bento (29 November 2016).
  • Sophie Ribstein, "Des culottes sales pour lutter contre le viol" - BBC Africa (25 November 2016).
  • "South Africa: Used underwear to bring awareness…" – Amnesty website (25 November 2016).
  • "16 Days of Activism: artists air out SA´s dirty laundry" - News 24 Video (29 November 2016).
  • Racine Edwardes, “Underwear covers Maboneng skies” - North Eastern Tribune (28 November 2016).
  • "Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga and Jenny Nijenhuis are artists on a mission" - News Feed Today (28 November 2016).
  • Racine Edwardes, "Underwear covers Maboneng skies" - City Buzz (28 November 2016).
  • Heather Mason, “SA’s Dirty Laundry: A must see exhibition in Maboneng” - 2 Summers Blog (28 November 2016).
  • Kate Wilkinson, "3,600 panties for 3,600 rapes per day in SA?..." - Africa Check report (24 November 2016).
  • "Used underwear to bring awareness to South Africa´s rape epidemic" - Amnesty International SA press release (22 November 2016).
  • Everson Luhanga, "Panties Against Rape" - Daily Sun (17 November 2016).
  • Ufrieda Ho, "Coming clean: Knickers with a twist" - Times Live newspaper article (15 November 2016).
  • Nyasha Joyce Mukuwane, "South Africa: SA´s Dirty Laundry" - Stop Street Harassment blog post (11 November 2016).
  • “Airing Dirty Laundry and a Picnic in the Sky” – Maboneng Newsletter (10 November 2016).
  • Iman Rampetti, Interview, Power FM radio, Johannesburg, SA - "SA´s Dirty Laundry – An art installation highlighting abuse" (19 October 2016).
  • Nondumiso Msimanga, "Airing South Africa´s dirty laundry" - Mail & Guardian (14 October 2016) p. 29.
  • "POWA partners with Jenny Nijenhuis for new panties/underwear" - POWA Website (21 August 2016).
  • Nondumiso Msimanga, “Cronus Complex” - Creative Feel magazine feature (August 2015) p. 52-53.
  • Nondumiso Msimanga, opening address for The Masters of Misdirection solo at Lizamore & Associates (August 2015).
  • “Butkow and Nijenhuis explore various forms of identity construction.” – Lizamore & Associates press release (25 July 2015).
  • Artthrob.co.za, exhibition announcement, January 2015
  • PPC exhibition announcement, January 2015
  • “Lovell Tranyr Art Trophy 2014 Winner” - Lovell Tranyr press release (28 November 2014).
  • What’s on, exhibition announcement, November 2014
  • TimeOut.com, exhibition announcement, November 2014
  • Artslink, winners announcement, October 2014
  • Art Times, exhibition announcement, May 2014
  • Artslink, exhibition announcement, May 2014
  • Art.co.za, exhibition announcement, May 2014
  • House & Leisure, exhibition announcement with photo, 5 Dec 2012
  • Mail & Guardian, exhibition announcement with photo, 14 Dec 2012
  • Mojo Heritage, exhibition announcement with photo, 4 Dec 2012
  • What’s on, exhibition announcement with photo, Dec 2012

publications

exhibitions curated

2016 SA’s Dirty Laundry at SoMa Art + Space, Maboneng, Johannesburg
Co-curated The Things we do for Love SoMa Art + Space, Maboneng, Johannesburg