Michael Wedderburn (b.1986) is an expressionist sculptor and painter focused on the exploration and development of conventional and non-conventional methods within Abstraction. Wedderburn currently works as a lecturing assistant / studio technician in Sculpture at the Nelson Mandela University. Here Michael teaches the basic techniques and methods of sculpture to undergraduate students, which include tool making, machine and tool usage, woodwork, carving and mould-making basics. Additionally, he has also interned at Department of Visual Arts’ Bird Street Gallery and supervised public sculpture projects.
Solo exhibition, Wood and Wind, NMU Business School, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth
Group exhibition, Celebrating Eastern Cape Artists, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Museum, Port Elizabeth
Group exhibition, Same size/Same price/No signature, Art on Target, Port Elizabeth
Solo exhibition Expressive Dimensions, Birdstreet Gallery, Port Elizabeth
Masters Graduate Exhibition, February 2013, Athenaeum, Central, Port Elizabeth
Sasol New Signatures Finalist 2014 - 2019, Sasol New Signatures Finalists Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum