Art inspired by Matisse

Inspired by Matisse

Henri Matisse In 2016 I had the privilege to attend an exhibition of  Henri Matisse  with my three daughters and a friend at the Standard Bank Art Gallery in Johannesburg. I took these images of my daughters, as I immediately saw the potential for paintings in these scenes.  Here is the outcome.   I also […]

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Art exhibition: Daniel Novela and Mariaan Kotze

What an honor! Exhibiting with Daniel Novela is such an honor. My first memories of this humble guy: I moved to Klerksdorp in 1997 and I always saw this guy sitting with his beautiful small paintings, displayed on the paving in front of the Game shop. Needless to say, I followed his career with fascination […]

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The best pencils ever made

  As I am busy with a pencil painting, very much like this little one here, I decided to do a blog post about all (or some of) the pencil artworks I did. My first pencil artwork: This is where the first pencil started, almost 4 years ago, a miniature little painting for an art […]

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Opening night of Nests in the Clouds art exhibition at Gallery on Leviseur in Bloemfontein

Feedback on a great art exhibition opening

28’th of July…the opening night of our exhibition at Gallery on Leviseur This gallery is in Dan Pienaar Drive in Bloemfontein. What a great evening! So many people attending, thank you so much for all your support and interest in the exhibition. As we are three family members exhibiting, Hanlie Kotze is my sister and Hester […]

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Nests in the Clouds

After a brainstorming session between Patso Nicolov,  Hester Hattingh  , Hanlie Kotze and Maritsa Barlow  , we decided on an art exhibition with the theme: “Nests in the Clouds” at Gallery on Leviseur Gallery on Leviseur is a contemporary art gallery in Dan Pienaar Rylaan in Bloemfontein. The very capable Gerhalda Nel took charge and orchestrated the exhibition […]

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Playing around with objects

Today I want to share a few images of my playful art. I just love it to transform found objects, old furniture, in fact, anything I can lay my hands on, into Decor items and functional art  I had such a great photo shoot in Rosendal in the Freestate where my artist parents, Kobus and Joe Kotze live.  I took […]

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