SMAC Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Jody Paulsen featuring his iconic felt collages, graphic works and new sculptural installations.
SMAC, 1st Floor, The Palms, 145 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock
Tel: (021) 461 1029
Lhola Amira – Looking for Ghana & The Red Suitcase
The South African artist engaged with current issues of contention while she was on the continent, through a number of appearances and interactions. In her signature fusion of politics, economics and art, Lhola Amira developed Looking for Ghana & The Red Suitcase as the first installment of further physical investigations into assumption, contradictions and associations placed on contemporary definitions of Africa.
Until 1 April
SMAC, 1st Floor, De Wet Centre, 2 Church Street, Stellenbosch
Tel: (021) 887 3607
For the first time as a fully-curated international event, the Art Africa Fair 2017 is structured around a dynamic curatorial programme and an open call for artists that places emerging and established voices on an equal footing.
24 February – 5 March
V&A Waterfront, Jubilee Hall, 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
Tel: (021) 465 9108
Private Space, Public at Art in the Yard
This exhibition showcases a diverse collection of photographic works by Matthew Willman that have gained international recognition, including photographs from his Heritage Symbolism Collection and from his ten year commission as photographer to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Until 2 March
Art in the Yard, 38 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek
Tel: (021) 876 4280
Live Art Festival
Blurring the fields of fine art, dance, theatre, music and literature to form a unique platform for cutting-edge interdisciplinary art. With an emphasis on works by African artists and those from the diaspora, the Festival makes possible new and transformative interactions within diverse personal, political, public and architectural spaces.
Until 26 February
Cape Town City Centre
Tel: 076 1010421
Lou Ros’ art is centred around the de-structuring of form, rather than simply reproducing the original in perfection. Originally a graffiti artist, Ros exhibits his new works in the City of Cape Town for the second time in his career. The artist is based in Paris.
Until 4 March
Christopher Moller Gallery, 7 Kloof Nek Road, Gardens
Tel: (021) 422 1599
Robin Rhode – Path and Fields
Rhode makes drawings spontaneously, whether he works on paper, canvas, the walls of Johannesburg or the walls inside the gallery. He acts like a composer in assembling this exhibition, bringing together individual pieces that range from the peculiar, muted and elusive to the expressive, effervescent and even boisterous.
Until 4 March
Stevenson Gallery, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock
Tel: (021) 462 1500
Entitled Hide & Seek, it is a group sculpture exhibition curated by Teresa Lizamore. This is an active relationship between viewer, sculpture and environment. Participating artists include Cobus Haupt, Frank van Reenen, Mark Swart, Jaco Sieberhagen, Sam Allerton, Gregg Price, Strijdom Van Der Merwe, Uwe Pfaff and Marieke Prinsloo.
Until 28 February 2017
Clairvaux Cellar, Voortrekker Avenue, Robertson
Tel: (011) 880 8802
Bit by Bit Mosaic
Experience a day you will always remember. Half day Saturday workshop that is perfect for beginners – ‘you will be amazed at what you can achieve after just 1/2 a day,’ says owner Kerry Atherstone. Take the first step and we will guide you through the mosaic process. All the workshops are very practical.
R400 per person & Special rates when booking for 2 people.
Observatory, Cape Town
Tel: 079 042 3908
Big Tree Mosaics
Join Michelle McConnell, who started her journey into the art of mosaics after an inspirational trip to Turkey, at her home studio in Durbanville.
9:30am – 12:30pm & 6pm – 8pm
R60 – R90
42 Primula Crescent, WellwayPark East, Durbanville
Tel: 073 653 2688
Fiddlewood Pottery Studios
Classes are small and intimate giving student’s ample individual attention as they learn the tricks of the trade. Beginners are more than welcome to come and learn about pottery basics such as; glazing, firing, hand as well as wheelwork.
10am – 12:30pm, 7:30pm – 10pm & 5pm – 9:30pm
Fiddlewood Pottery Studio 88, 1st Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont
Tel: (021) 671 2515
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