The unmistakable work of Duggie du Toit, now in the gallery.
In the Gallery - 4 delicate watercolours by renown South African children’s book illustrator Niki Daly. (34x28cm). More info available on request.
A Series by Jennifer Johnstone
(3 of 4 oils paintings 1750x1080)
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Mountains are often mentioned in the bible. For me they are significant for the fact that they are ancient, awesome, magnificent and continually remind us of God’s creation. Light and clouds change our view of them, displaying different facets and emphasizing their beauty, yet they remain the same, they are there in the morning when we wake and in the evening when the sun goes down. They are unshakable, like God Himself. Even if I painted them for the rest of my life, I could never capture small measure of their greatness but by them I am continually reminded of His majesty and power and this is what inspires me.
Jennifer Ann Johnstone is a South African artist residing in Somerset West.
(B.A.F.A. 1981 UNISA Pretoria, Higher Diploma Fine Art 1983 Natal Technikon)
Gallery 91 was honored to have Terry Taljaard as one of the judges for SASA Selection Weekend 2016 along with Derric van Rensburg and Andrew Cooper. The South African Society of Artists (founded 1902) aims to promote and encourage art in SA. The 'Selection Weekend' consisted of over 500 artworks submitted and judged... The standard was very high - a daunting prospect for a judge!
One by one, paintings were presented to us, studied carefully and a scored. Judging was strict and we aimed for consistency - higher scores were definitely well earned!
The “Best Ofs” were:
Congratulations to the artists and big thanks to all those helpers!
Born in 1960, East London, Sandy Thomas studied Fine Art under Jack Lugg, and in her final year received the Fine Art Student of the Year award. Her commissions include: South African Embassy, University of Transkei, De Beers, Dept. of National Intelligence; Municipal offices Leiden - Netherlands and numerous private collections. Her Eastern Cape Landscape paintings and drawings are represented in Australia, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, South Africa, Spain, Canada, Holland and the USA.
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