With a deep interest in cosmology and metaphysics, Lyndi Sales’ ontological concerns often shed light on the fragile and fleeting nature of human existence. She creates complex and intricate environments, meticulously constructing her works from perspex, paper, and rubber.
Sales represented South Africa at the 54th Venice Biennale in Venice, Italy, in 2011. Solo exhibitions have been held at CIRCA Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa; Galerie Maria Lund in Paris, France; Toomey Tourell Fine Art in San Francisco, USA; and Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg, among others. She has participated in group shows in South Africa, USA, Austria, London, Holland, and Denmark. Receiving both her BFA and MFA from the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, she has taught as a visiting lecturer at Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town and University of Stellenbosch in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Sales was a recipient of the Vermont Studio Center Grant and has participated in residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, USA, as well as the Frans Masereel Centre in Belgium, Brussels.