Portfolio Category: Solo Shows

SHRINES (OBERT CONTEMPORARY)

This exhibition was constructed from found images and objects that Waldman collected and embellished. Known for her claustrophobic compositions of paraphernalia which reveal her interest in the notions of taste, consumerism, excess and kitsch, Shrines revelled in being excessive and playfully tasteless yet skilful. Waldman draw much inspiration from being the owner of her self-created …

SENTIMENTAL VALUE (TINSEL GALLERY)

Waldman, together with master jeweller Geraldine Fenn unpacks ideas of sentiment and value. Waldman chose whimsical iconography and artfully assembled, collaged, sewed, painted and pinned together a collection that was nostalgic and whimsical.

DECORATING THE DAMAGED (STANDARD BANK GALLERY)

Waldman’s artworks dealt with an inner, psychological human condition of the facade, the mask, perfection, idealism and beauty. In her desire to make ‘beautiful’ things out of the ugly— hence the title Decorating the damaged— Waldman, through a labour-intensive and excessively repeti- tive process, attempted to turn the unsanitary, or that which is considered peripheral …