CV

Solo Graduate Exhibition             
2017       wear | we’re, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town

Duo Exhibition             
2022       Work in Progress, with Chrisel Attewel, Berman Contemporary curated by Els van Mourik, Johannesburg

Group Exhibitions
2021      Sasol New Signatures Art Competition Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
2021      Do You See What I See? Berman Contemporary, curated by Els van Mourik, Johannesburg
2021      Interlude, 196 Victoria, curated by Dominique Edwards, Cape Town
2021      The Liminal Space, Berman contemporary, curated by Morgan Kunhardt, Johannesburg
2020      Home is where the heart is, Zeitz Mocaa, Cape O
2020       Labyrinthine, Berman Contemporary, curated by Els van Mourik, Johannesburg
2018       N.U.D.E #5, Gravitron, Cape Town
2018       Unstable, Stable Design Shop, Cape Town (in collaboration with Our Workshop)
2017       Phinda Kwakhona, Guga S’thebe, Cape Town (in collaboration with Our Workshop)
2017       Johannesburg Design Indaba, Lisof School of Fashion Design, Johannesburg

Art Fairs
2020       RMB Turbine Art Fair, virtual fair
2018       Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town

Competitions
2021      29th Ube International Sculpture Biennale, sculpture featured as part of group exhibition, Ube, Japan
2021      Finalist for the SASOL New Signatures Competition, Pretoria

Awards
2019       Elizabeth Clough Bursary (spent 3 months in Japan)
2018       Inter-departmental Arnold Wynne Essay price for the best Honours project on a subject in the field of social and/or political relations in the South African context
2018      Simon Gerson Prize for an outstanding body of work (Michaelis School of Fine Art)

Residencies
2022       OPEN FIELDS Residency/Competition, Styria, Austria, Institute for Art in Public Space Styria (July)
2022       Tankwa Artscape Residency, The Karoo, South Africa

Media
2021       Seeing what I saw on exhibition this week, Edward Tsumele https://citylifearts.co.za/seeing-what-i-saw-on-exhibition-this-week/
2021       Femmroom, https://www.femmroom.com/gina-van-der-ploeg-visual-artist/
2020       New Vanguard artists steaming ahead at RMB Turbine Art Fair, Edward Tsumele https://citylifearts.co.za/new-vanguard-of-artists-steaming-ahead-at-rmb-turbine-art-fair/
2019      The photographer capturing the beauty of the natural world, Marcia Elizabeth, https://bubblegumclub.co.za/photography/the-photographer-capturing-the-beauty-of-the-natural-world/
2018       Interview, Gina van der Ploeg, DeadTown, https://deadtownzine.wordpress.com/2018/10/23/gina-van-der-ploeg/

Catalogues
2021       Interlude Exhibition catalogue, https://issuu.com/sessions2021/docs/sessions-cat-draft-1_
2017       Michaelis Graduate Exhibition catalogue, https://issuu.com/benjohnson52/docs/fordigitalsingles

Education
2021       Completed 8-month Sessions Course with Dominique Edwards, http://www.dominique-edwards.co.za/
2018      Postgraduate Honours Degree in Religious Studies, distinction, cum laude, the University of Cape Town
Thesis title: Making the Spiritual: Materiality of the Anthill Ritual and Pilgrimage in South Africa
2017       Bachelor of Art in Fine Art, distinction, cum laude, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town
Graduate exhibition: we’re | wear