Rory Emmett completed his BAFA at Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT) in 2014. He majored in painting, and in his final year was awarded the Judy Steinberg Painting Prize. He was also the 2014 recipient of the Hoosein Mohamed Award and the Director and Staff Special Prize, in his final year.
His work now forms part of one of UCT’s permanent collections, at the CCA (Centre for Curating the Archive), as well as a number of private and corporate collections.
2018 The Devil Loves When We Loathe Ourselves , 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town
2018 Cape to Tehran , Gallery MOMO, Cape Town Central, South Africa
2016 Abstracted , EBONY/CURATED, Cape Town
2016 THAT Art Fair , The Palms Décor & Lifestyle Centre, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa
2016 OTHERWISE , Sosesame Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2016 New Monuments , Commune.1 Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2016 Sitditaf - Switch it Off , Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom, South Africa
2015 Sasol New Signatures 2015 Exhibition , Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa
2015 Movie Snaps: Cape Town Remembers Differently , District Six Home coming Centre, Cape Town, South Africa