Rory is a South African artist living on the west coast of Sweden where he works as a sculptor, painter and graphic artist.


He has exhibited widely in Scandinavia as well as in Holland and South Africa and is generally known for the playful humour that is expressed in most of his work. His work is featured in numerous municipal, state and corporate collections around Scandinavia.

Apart from exhibiting in galleries and museums, Rory does public commission work in a variety of techniques and sizes doing both interior and outdoor pieces.His latest pieces being at Härryda school Göteborg, Näl hospital(Trollhättan,Sweden)and Uddevalla hospital(Uddevalla, Sweden)



Rory leads popular workshops for schools, youth centers, private groups and companies in a variety of techniques such as painting/mixed media and general sculpture workshops using the materials clay, concrete, glass, plaster of paris etc. Feel free to contact him if you´re interested.


Fun with Rory Happenings

There have been a number of spontaneous improvised happenings together with the jazz-Group Fun over the years in different places (Gerlesborgskolan, Bohusläns Museum, Art Institute Skärhamn etc) and these will continue to pop up now and then...check out the Facebook page Rory Botha Art for possible ads about this.


Visit Rorys Sudio

Rorys studio is in central Uddevalla (Bohuslän Sweden) corner of Öster and Kihlbäcksgatan and if you want to visit him there and see a wide selection of his art, feel free to contact him for a drop-in-view. A good opportunity to see his art is when he has open-house-studio during the easter-weekend "Södra Bohusläns Konstvandring" (see whats on page)



A random selection of exhibitions:


Lysekils Konsthall Sweden 2005

Vestfold Bohuslän 1995-Sweden, Denmark, Norway

Trollhättans Konsthall-2004

Falkenbegs Konsthall 2004

Bohusläns museum 2005

Lutge Gallery Cape Town South Africa 2004

Grafik I Väst Göteborg 2005

Bohusgalleriet Uddevalla 2006

Lysekils Konsthall 2007

Saeby Galleri Danmark 2008

Galleri Sonntag- Danmark 2010

Bohusgalleriet 2011

Kalk Bay Modern Cape Town South Africa 2011

Galleri Koch Stenungsund 2012-2013

KB Modern Cape Town 2013-2014

Lysekils Konsthall 2014

Grafiska Sällskapet Uppsala 2014



Galleri BH Stenungsund 2015

Galleri Majnabbe Göteborg 2016

Moving Art Project Göteborg, Malmö, Stockholm

Moving Art Gävle, Luleå, Karlstad 2016

Grafikens Hus 2012

Galleri BH5 Stenungsund 2017

Bulawayo, Zimbabwes National Gallery 2017

Die Melkweg- Amsterdam 1989 Holland

Galleri Vit Brus Uddevalla 2017

Göteborgs International Biennial Contemporary Art 2017

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