Every Week we feature something that we just can’t get enough of!
30/9/2016 – Today is Alta Stegmann’s birthday – Happy Birthday Alta! Oh..and this week #WELOVE your mixed media portrait for “The Grand 3 ” !
15 Sept 2016 – This week #WELOVE Jaco benade’s Untitled Horse Painting – Jaco’s solo show “A Moment in Time” will be on until 21 Sept.
7 September 2016 – Staff Pick of the week – #WELOVE the melancholic oil painting “I Wish I Was Where I Was When I Was Wishing I Was Here” by Gretchen van der Byl.
11 August 2016 – #WELOVE – Our favourite this week is Gawie Joubert ‘s “Disoriented”. Only 1 week left to see this work in the gallery.
4 August 2016 – This week #WELOVE “A Colourman Painting” by Rory Emmett; this artwork is still on show as part of our 30 x 30 under 30 group exhibition – until 17 August.
23/6/16 – This week #WELOVE this beautiful illustration by Jody Olen titled “There was nowhere to go but everywhere”.
2 June 2016 – #WELOVE this watercolour artwork by Johan ‘Moose’ van Papendorp – on show with some other great illustrative work in the Eatery.
26 May 2016 – This week #WeLove these ceramic wall vases by well known ceramic artist Hennie Meyer.
21 April 2016 – Curator’s Pick – This week #WELOVE “Ad Hominem Sapien” by Kobus Rossouw – on show in our current group exhibition until 4 May.
14 April 2016 – Staff pick of the week -This week #WELOVE “Four-Four Masihlalisane” by Themba Khumalo.
7 April 2016 – This Week #WELOVE the ceramic work by Ansie Ibbotson and Alessandro Pappada – currently on display in our Office Showcase.
31/3/16 – This week #WeLove Candice Dawn Blignaut’s Linocut Print “Crow” – it will be on show as part of our Art Exchange: Mexico – SA Prints Group Exhibition – Opening on Tuesday 5 April @ 19h00
24/3/16 – This week #WeLove the oil painting “Valley of Unease” by young artist Mia Chaplin.
17/3/16 – This week #WeLove this screenprint and mild steel sculpture combo by Gaelen Pinnock – perfectly suited for a contemporary office space or home!
10/3/2016 – This week #WELOVE “Les Etres D’Africadia (After Les Demoiselle), one of the Barclays L’Atelier 2016 competition entries by Siwa Mgoboza.
18 Feb 2016 – This week #WeLove “Elandsberg Reflexion” by Joshua Miles.
11 February 2016 – Today #WELOVE “Little Csar” by Gregory Kerr. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see Greg’s tongue-in-cheek oil paintings at the Gallery. Exhibition runs until 26 Feb.
4 February 2016 – Today #WELOVE “Delville Wood” by Lawrance Brennon. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see Lawrance’s beautiful Intaglio Types at the Gallery. Exhibition runs until 26 Feb.
22/01/2016 – This Week we have a double dose of loving! #WELOVE Annette Snycker’s Abstract “Veld” piece and Anthony Holmes’s “Nude” in Charcoal. Both are for sale at our annual Summer Sale!
15/01/16 – This week #WELOVE “Documentation of Land Art Work: Red Fabric Stretch between Two Trees” (Detail) by Strijdom van der Merwe. Don’t miss out on some great summer sale artworks by Strijdom and many other amazing South African artists! One week only! Opening 19 Jan at 19h00.
10 December 2015 – This week #WELOVE Craig Muller’s “GM Warning” – this Print is one of the last few left on our clearance sale and is in need of a loving home.
19 November 2015 – This week #WELOVE this exquisite ceramic piece by Garth Meyer. See more of Garth’s ceramics as well as some beautiful work by other Ceramic artists (up for sale) in our Clay Museum.
12 November 2015 – This Week #WELOVE “Depositum” by Christiaan Diedericks. “Depositum” will be one of the South African Print Artworks going to Mexico in February on our #ArtExchange : Mexico Project. Here’s a sneak peak of the work.
5 Nov 2015 – This week WE LOVE “Collona 3”, an oil painting by Berthold Bock – this painting will be part of the upcoming Austrian Exhibition at Rust-en-Vrede – Opening on Tuesday 10 November
22/10/15 – This week WE LOVE “Deep Breath” by Collin Cole and Dina Kroon – This Print is available as a reward on our Thundafund Campaign – beautiful work looking for a loving owner! –www.thundafund.com/artexchange
15 October 2015 – This Week WE LOVE “Neither Head or Tails” by Theo Paul Vorster. Theo is currently exhibiting his solo-show “Whisper Down the Lane” at the Gallery.
8 OCT 2015 – This week WE LOVE “Other Half” by Willem Pretorius. Today is the last day to Love the Sanlam Portrait Award Top40 works at Rust-en-Vrede. They will be travelling to Johannesburg soon.
1 OCTOBER 2015 – This Week WE LOVE “I am Given” by Jolante Hesse. Last chance to come see this work displayed at the Gallery – exhibition closes on 8 October.
23 SEPTEMBER 2015 – The Portrait 100 Exhibitions at Irma Stern and Casa Labia are coming to a close on 26 September…giving us a few more days to LOVE Pierre Le Riche’s Self-portrait – an amazing little work created with embroidery cotton on aïda cloth.
18 September 2015 – This week WE LOVE “Gatecrasher” by Sanlam Portrait Award Top 40 Finalist Jed Gil. Jed used a combination of oil and spraypaint to create this fresh and contemporary artwork.
10 September 2015 – This week WE LOVE “Portret van Antoinette: (Karakter A) Duncan in wording” by Sanlam Portrait Award 2015 Top 40 Finalist Johannes S. Bam.
20 August 2015 – This week we’re taking a trip down memory lane – WE still LOVE “The Mariner’s Dream” by Theo Paul Vorster.
30 JULY 2015 – This Week WE LOVE “Karyn and Nicole” by Heather Gourlay-Conyngham
23 JULY 2015 – WE just LOVE this little beauty titled “Minimum Wage” by Lynie Olivier.
9 JULY 2015 – This Week WE LOVE “Not a Portrait” by young realist artist Ruan Huisamen.
2 JULY 2015 – This week WE LOVE “Rich in Mexican Blue” by Heather Gourlay-Conyngham.
18 JUNE 2015: This week WE LOVE “David” by Heather Gourlay-Conyngham – Her solo will be one of three exhibitions opening on 30 June at 19h00. The exhibition wil run until 23 July.
11 JUNE 2015: This week WE LOVE Natural Habitat by Sariaan Weich; still on show as part of the Frequent Flyers Mosaic Exhibition – only until 25 June!
4 JUNE 2015: This week WE LOVE Frederika; a mosaic bird with personality! by Karyn Burman, one of the students at Piet-My-Vrou Mosaic Studio.
28 MAY 2015 – This week WE LOVE this expressive portrait by Johann Louw; one of the Top 40 finalists in the Sanlam Portrait Award 2013 competition.
21 MAY 2015: This week WE LOVE this beautiful Ceramic piece titled Red-breasted Bird by Cathy Russel Brennon – Soon to be displayed in our Office Showcase for the upcoming exhibition “AVIARY”.
14 MAY 2015: Seeing as the Sanlam Portrait Award 2015 is almost upon us (Reminder: Entry Closing Dates: 13 – 23 July), we decided to do a throwback post to one of the previous competion’s Top 40 submissions. WE LOVE this work by Vanessa Berlein and can’t wait to see the amazing work of this years applicants!
MAY 7: This week we absolutely LOVE these delicate ceramics with Reed and Bird Motives by Eunice Botes, now on display in our office showcase. If you want to own one of these beauties, come pop in at the gallery and browse through the selection of works, each sporting a charming African Floral Motive. You’ll simply LOVE these ceramics too!
April 30: This week we are very excited and of course WE LOVE this work by Anastasia Esterhuizen. She is taking part in THE GRAND II – opening on the 5th of May at 19:00. Everything will be for sale at R1000! We hope to see you there!
April 23: This week WE LOVE the scratchings done by Artemis Angelopulo – solo artist currently on show at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery.
April 17: This week We Love the work by ceramic artist, Eunice Botes! She is currently exhibiting at the Rust-en-Vrede Clay Museum as part of our Narratives group exhibition. Join us for our Snoozers Opening coming up on the 21st of April!!! Our Narratives group exhibition has been such fun that we are celebrating it again! Come and have a glass of wine, bring a friend and enjoy the amazing art on display.
March 26: This week WE ABSOLUTELY LOVE this adorable work, Sweet Dreams, by ceramic artist Lynette Morris-Hale. Her work will be on display at the Rust-en-Vrede Clay Museum as part of the Clay Museum’s Narratives Exhibition. Opening at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery on the 7th of April at 19:00!
March 19: We are so excited about our upcoming NARRATIVES exhibition and WE LOVE all the artist taking part! Opening on the 7th of April at 19:00
March 12: We know this is not an artwork, but this week WE LOVE hosting the Barclays L’Atelier Western Cape Regional Selection. Thank you to the judges! From the left : Luan Nel, Willie Bester, Liza Grobler, Barbara Wildenboer with our curator Hamlin.
March 5: This week WE LOVE this ceramic plate by Francoise Cheyne. The work is currently for sale at the Rust-en-Vrede Clay Museum as part of the French Connection Ceramics Exhibition.
Remember, Easter is around the corner… Who wouldn’t LOVE a bunny plate?
FEBRUARY 26: This week WE LOVE this lithograph- and screen print from Stephané E. Conradie. She will be taking part in our group exhibiting, Narratives, at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery from 7 – 30 April 2015.
FEBRUARY 19: This week WE LOVE this portrait of Elise Macdonald, entered for the Sanlam Portrait Award 2013. She will be exhibiting at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery from 30 June – 23 July 2015.
Have a look at our Competition page if you would like to enter the Sanlam Portrait Award 2015…