News, Updates and Projects

From A Distance

Hosted at The Studio Gallery in Simonstown’s Harbour Bay Centre this is an exhibition themed around distance and longing. I view landscapes as mirrors of humanity. They often tell stories if we care to wait and look and listen. An isolated farm can seem lonely... read more

2018 – A quick review.

I think 2018 was a few months short of a full year. It seems that way to me. I spent the first few months of 2018 painting enough work to leave with Manzart and The Studio so that I could indulge a long held yearning to learn more about painting the figure. Figurative... read more

Limited Edition Handmade Book

Two years ago, my good friend Marlene Winberg, approached me with the idea of creating a limited edition, handmade art book of my work. I readily agreed that it was a great idea and we began the process. Its been a long and exciting road creating this beautiful book,... read more

Between The Sea and Me Exhibition

Towards the end of November 2017 Manzart hosted a solo exhibition for me in their beautiful Franschhoek Gallery. The work was a combination of landscapes, miniatures and a few figurative works. Migo, Yolanda and Zuricka are a great team and I am very happy to be one... read more

Cite des Arts group Exhibition

On Friday night Fawa Conradie opened a group exhibition which he curated at the Tank Gallery in Stellenbosch. All the artists are artists who have had a residency at the Cite des Arts in Paris. A wonderful collection of works, some depicting Paris, some inspirations... read more

What happened after Paris!

What Paris did for me (apart from provide two of the best months of my life) was to confirm for me that I needed to change direction in my work and to stretch myself to learn something new but most especially to follow my yearning for figure drawing and adding... read more

Atelier Grand Village August 2017

During my stay in Paris, I saw a friend and fellow artist, Francis van der Riet, for a walk through Paris and a coffee. After expressing my interest in learning more about lithography, Francis very kindly invited me to his studio, Atelier Grand Village, to have a... read more


July and August of 2016 were an absolute highlight for me. I spent it in PARIS! It was truly a wonderful experience being part of the Cite – an international art residency programme. I spent my time, sketching, walking, cycling, visiting galleries and markets... read more


I am sitting at my desk (not studio) enjoying the first rains of the season. 2016 has not been what I expected and I have found myself sorting and organising all sorts of things – but no painting, since I completed three commissions in January of this year. I... read more

CAPE TOWN FOLK by Calvin Munhuweyi

Last year a young creative film maker by the name of Calvin Munhuweyi approached me and asked if he could do a short documentary about me and my work for his series entitled Cape Town Folk. I was very honoured and of course agreed immediately. Herewith his short... read more


Last week Stephanie Hoppen was introduced to my work by a very good client of mine in Cape Town, and she has invited me to partake in an exhibition  entitled The Art of Working Ships, opening in her London Gallery. Amazingly I have discovered that there are other... read more


I was honoured yesterday to be part of the judging team for SASA’s annual competition. Robert Slingsby, artist extraordinaire, Lindy van Niekerk, gallery owner and I worked all day judging the works submitted for this competition. It was a long and interesting... read more


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