about

Tara Deacon is a South African Illustrator living and working in Berlin. Her paintings reflect a nostalgic mix of memory, place and daily life reflections. Her work often explores themes from her place of birth , images populated by the fruits, plants, characters and light of her homeland.

Clients

Hennessy, Refinery 29, Flow Magazine, Random House Verlag , Lenny Letter, Oh Comely Mag, Papier Magazine, Scoop Mag, Urban Books, AWW Yours

Exhibitions

2020

Upcoming shows:  A Hazy Shade of Winter 8 Aug – 5 Sept 2020 ,Salon 91, Cape Town

Favorite Things – 1 Aug – 1 Sept 2020, O’! Galeria, Porto

Things behind the sun 20 May – 27 June 2020 – group show, Salon 91, Cape Town

A Postponed Future-group show, No End Contemporary, Johannesburg

2019

‘Wildflower’- group show, Salon 91, Cape Town

My City’- group show, O! Galeria, Lisbon + Porto

‘Regarding Winter Group Show’, Salon 91 , Cape Town

‘Return’ – O’ Galeria, Lisbon

2018

‘Folklore Group Show’, Salon 91 , Cape Town

‘I am Here’ – Do Design, Madrid

‘Midnight Group Show’, Salon 91 & Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg

‘Close to Home’. Solo Exhibition- Ahem Art Collective, Cape Town

‘Wallflower’. Group Show – Ground Art Cafe, Cape Town

2016

‘It’s in my Naive Nature’, Solo Exhibition, October 2016, Berlin

 

Publications & Interviews

Beige, Sept 2019

Between 10 and 5 , 2019

Visi Online , 2018

Frankie Magazine, 2018

Between 10 & 5 , 2018

Making Things, 2018

Visi Online, 2018

It’s Nice That, 2018

Tforia , 2017

Our Friends , 2017

Between 10 & 5, 2017

 

 

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