Penny Siopis
Penny Siopis - Open Form/Open Studio

A finissage will be held for Penny Siopis' Maitland Institute residency on 12 August from 11am to 1pm. On display will be the glue and ink paintings that are the material residue of her four-month Open Form/Open Studio project, along with video documentation of the collaborative process which included workshops and public talks.

Award for Penny Siopis' Time and Again
Time and Again, Penny Siopis' monograph edited by Gerrit Olivier, spanning 35 years of her career and accompanying her survey exhibition, won the Creative Collections category at the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Book Awards.
Lifetime award for Penny Siopis

Penny Siopis has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arts and Culture Trust, joining the likes of Peter Clarke, Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi and David Goldblatt.

Penny Siopis at the British Museum

Work by Penny Siopis is included in South Africa: The Art of a Nation. This is the British Museum’s first major exhibition on South African art, exploring a 100 000-year history through archaeological, historical and contemporary artworks.

Penny Siopis mini-survey at Frieze London
At Frieze London, Stevenson presented ‘A Painting Looks’, a mini-survey of work by Penny Siopis, which included paintings, video, photography, sculpture and installation, spanning close to four decades of her artistic practice.
Siopis and Ractliffe for Taipei
The Taipei Biennial 2016, curated by Corinne Diserens, includes a new film by Penny Siopis and photographs by Jo Ractliffe. The theme of the biennial is 'Gestures and archives of the present, genealogies of the future: A new lexicon for the biennial'.
Penny Siopis in Mauritius

Penny Siopis had a solo exhibition titled Incarnations at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean. Her monumental triptych Late and Soon (2013-15) and video Communion (2011) formed the heart of the show.

Home Truths at the South African National Gallery

Penny SiopisDeborah Poynton, Zander Blom and Ian Grose were included in the group show Home Truths: Domestic Interiors in South Africa, curated by Michael Godby, at the Iziko South African National Gallery.

 I Love You Sugar Kane
Ian Grose, Simon Gush, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Zanele Muholi, Serge Alain Nitegeka, Deborah Poynton, Penny Siopis, Mawande Ka Zenzile and Portia Zvavahera were included in I Love You Sugar Kane, curated by Zasha Colah, at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean, Mauritius.
Zeitz MOCAA opens in Cape Town

Nandipha MntamboEdson Chagas, Zanele Muholi, Nicholas Hlobo and Penny Siopis are among the artists whose work is included in the inaugural exhibitions at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.

Siopis and Odita in New Orleans

Penny Siopis and Odili Donald Odita are among the artists showing on Prospect.4, the New Orleans biennial. Titled The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp and curated by Trevor Schoonmaker, 'P.4 takes the city’s distinctive character as a point of departure to investigate global concerns'.