Photo (2009): Alet Pretorius (Beeld)




Steven Bosch is a South African visual artist working primarily in the medium of photography.

He was born in Johannesburg in 1978 as the youngest of three children and attended school in Florida, Johannesburg, matriculating from Hoërskool Florida in 1996 with 5 distinctions, including a distinction for Art.

After his studies he worked at DEKAT magazine as managing editor. He returned to the North-West University in 2004 to lecture in communication where he has worked since lecturing in Communication (Organisational Media and Development Communication). He holds a BBk in Business Communication (2001) and a Masters in Development Communication (2011).

Bosch has taken part in numerous group exhibitions and has artworks in international private collections.





Stasis (2010) mini solo exhibition during Aardklop National Arts Festival;

Curation and projects:

Co-ordined Aardklop (Arts festival's) Art appreciation workshop for secondary schools (2005; 2007; 2008);
Curated Potchefstroom 170 – a photographic exhibition as part of the official Aardklop festival programme in 2007;
Co-curator (with Amalanka Chardonnay / Elmarie Claassen & Richardt Strydom) for No more unholy Cows: Braam Kruger exhibition (Aardklop, 2009).
Curator: Dismotief (Aardklop 2012)


Joburg Fringe (2013).
5 Photographers, 2013, Dawid's Choice gallery, Johannesburg.
Tom Waits for no man, (2013), ABSA KKNK, UJ Gallery, Grande Provence.
Absa L'Atelier finalist exhibition 2010 & 2013;
Sasol New Signatures finalist exhibition 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013;
Weerspieëling en weerklank / Reflective conversations
(2013) NWU Galery, Potchefstroom.
(2012) The Media Mill, Johannesburg.
Dismotief (2012), Potchefstroom City Hall, Aardklop National Arts Festival.
Scenes from our Favourite Songs
(2011), Rococo Art Cafe & Studio Gallery, Cape Town.
Absa L'Atelier Johannesburg Regional exhibition 2010 & 2011;
Absa L'Atelier Pretoria Regional exhibition 2013;
Oor die Einders van die Bladsy / Transgressions of the Boundaries of the page artist's book exhibition (2010) Stellenbosch Woordfees, Potchefstroom & Johannesburg;
L'Origine du Monde – This is not a porn song (2010) Group exhibition during Aardklop;
Streek (Aardklop exhibition) 2007, 2008 & 2009.





Absa L'Atelier Finalist (Top 100) 2010 & 2013
Sasol New Signatures (Finalist) 2008, 2009, 2012 & 2013.


Institutional Award for Creative Outputs from the North-West University in 2010 for his solo exhibition, Stasis.


© Steven Bosch, November 2011

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