Paul Roumanoff

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Paul Roumanoff (194*-) is an artist, illustrator set- and costume designer, lecturer


Went to Northcliff High School (1952 to 1958), then completed a BA Fine Arts Hon. (WITS, 1968) and an MA Dramatic Art (WITS, 1985).

Lives in Noupoort, Northern Cape, South Africa

His career encompassed a lecturer in the Drama Department- Scenographic Design (1961 to 1991, University of the Witwatersrand)School Headmaster, Noupoort Christian Care Centre.

Has been active as freelance artist since 1970s. Exhibitions include:

1999:Group Exhibition – Knysna Art Gallery,

1998:Group Exhibition – Reid Gallery, Knysna,

1996:Group Exhibition – Knysna Art Gallery,

1982:Group Exhibition – Gallery 21, Johannesburg,

1973:One man Exhibition – Gallery 101, Johannesburg,

1971:One man Show – Gallery 101, Johannesburg

In addition he completed a Mural – Crucifixion in Sevenoaks, Kent, England in 1975 and he has two paintings in Pierre Cardin Collection, Paris, France.

His illustrations include Macbeth (1979, Haum Publishers) and Maseru (1978, Haum Publishers).

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He did the designs for inter alia productions of Chicago (1977), The Threepenny Opera (1987), Guys and Dolls (1987), The Gypsy Baron (1989), The Gondoliers (1991) and A Raisin in the Sun (1992).

Film work includes designs for The Gods Must Be Crazy,


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