I am delighted to announce that my work will be represented by
And in such good company too:
Dear friends and patrons of the Arts…
Lately I have received a lot of interest in my work (through various channels and social media); which I am of course very pleased about. Thank you!
Currently I do not sell directly via my studio, since I am hard at work for upcoming exhibitions….
So, I decided to write a short update with images of available work through various galleries and their contact details… (in no specific order):
Herewith some, not all examples, of available work and gallery details: please contact them for a full list and more info…
*MContemporary gallery in Sydney, Australia- contact firstname.lastname@example.org
( works include Meet me in the labyrinth, Hang in there, Right of admission reserved and Mediatrix)
* Millenium gallery in Pretoria contact Ronel van der Vyfer: email@example.com (Fuck perishableness and Ugly thing rearing its head)
*99 Loop gallery in Cape Town: contact firstname.lastname@example.org for works eg:
(Until death do us part and It’s not over until the fat lady sings)
*Everard Read gallery in Franschoek: contact email@example.com for works like “(k)not of snakes” and “In warm water”
and last but not least:
*Rossouw Modern gallery in Hermanus, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of available works ranging from sculptures to portraits etc:
Please feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions or head over to my contact page should you wish to send me a private message…
It is September already, and Spring is in the air!
I am happy to tell you that my work arrived safe and sound in Australia. “Incognito” my first solo exhibition at MContemporary gallery in Sydney opens on the 23rd of September 2017. I will not be able to attend the opening, but if you have friends or family in that area, please spread the word.
For this upcoming solo exhibition, Incognito, I am inspired by flowers with interesting common names. By combining flowers with self-portraits and animal skulls I wanted to create masks, concealing the true identity.
You are welcome to visit the gallery’s page (here) to get a preview of the work for this show, but I will also post images here during the course of this month…
In the meanwhile I am busy preparing for another solo exhibition titled : “Come hell or high water” which will open on the 5th of October 2017 at Lizamore and Associates gallery in Johannesburg.
but more about this at a later stage.
In early November the gallery Knysna Fine Art turns 20! They will be hosting an extraordinary group exhibition to celebrate this milestone. I am thrilled and honoured to take part in this exhibition since this gallery was the first to give me a show back in 2003!
And then the final news-snippet for today:
I am looking forward to participate in a group exhibition at Grande Provence in collaboration with the wine estate around their range of Angel Tears wine in December this year.
On that note, if you are in the Southern Hemisphere, enjoy the sunny days, and if you are more North, I hope you experience a lovely Autumn/Winter.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go blow up some balloons since my little boy is celebrating his 7th birthday today xxx
It’s been a while, but I thought today will be a good day to share what is happening in the studio because – 21 June usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere….(I hope to get some extra sleep 🙂
2. “Atlas” (and friends) is heading to Johannesburg for the annual Turbine Art Fair (14-16 July 2017) via Lizamore & Associates gallery. He hopes to see you there.
3. In August, my work will be included in a group exhibition: Comfortably numb, coming soon…. I will keep you posted
Do I bite of more than I can chew? ..Possibly, but I do like a challenge, and have to remind myself that anything is possible…just DO!
4. I recently had a fun photo shoot with photographer Val Wessels.
Standing with all my children, which are destined for a small solo at the Artbank later this year….more about this a bit later – as soon as the opening date has been announced.
4. Preparations underway for a solo exhibition at Lizamore & Associates gallery in Johannesburg…coming soon: 5 October 2017!
5. And last but not least… preparations for a small solo at MContemporary – Australia in November 2017…more details to follow in the spring newsletter
3 solo’s again this year….exciting times…and grateful for these opportunities.
Note to self:
“You are not to lose your nerve! go on through with it and play your own game all the way!” page 125 from the book : Myths to live by” – Joseph Campbell…
and with that …wishing you a wonderful Winter Solstice- keep warm xxx
Christopher Columbus once said: “You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
I am happy to tell you that some of my work has crossed the ocean, and find themselves “At the end of the world'” group exhibition in Australia with MContemporary gallery!