In the Gallery - 4 delicate watercolours by renown South African children’s book illustrator Niki Daly. (34x28cm). More info available on request.
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.
Local artist Sonja Nel's exhibition entitled 'New Beginnings'. A student of Hennie Niemann Snr, Sonja is inspired by masters such as Gregoire Boonzaier and Irma Stern. To see a sample of her work, click here
Gallery 91 had the pleasure of meeting renown botanical artist Wilna Eloff (L) at the opening of her exhibition on Saturday. Exhibition closes on November 28th... Be sure not to miss her extraordinary work!