2 Exhibitions all at once to end off this roaring year!

And we stay with the wines, this time: Durbanvill Hills

2018 is running out fast: I end off this year by being part of 2 exciting art exhibitions!  I cannot be at two places at once but I can be somewhere… and as I am on my way to the Western Cape for a few well deserved days at the coast, I can be @ Rietvallei […]

Inspired by Matisse

Art 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 […]

Captured Moments – My first Solo exhibition

Solo exhibition at Kotze Art Gallery in Bloemfontein

                                  “Captured Moments”                                                           “Because every picture has a story to […]

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 […]

Feedback on a great art exhibition opening

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

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 […]

Nests in the Clouds

After a brainstorming session between a few artists, 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 in this clean beautiful space […]

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 […]

When time ran out

Today I want to share three paintings of a range of paintings I am working on for an art exhibition. The theme of the exhibition: “From broken open to breakthrough”.  I got a few rugged canvases from a friend in Mossel Bay more than a year ago, I picture an old lady, asking her husband […]

Artist dad- 52 years behind the easel!

  Kobus – The dad: Not only is my dad an amazing artist, but he is also a number 1 dad!  My dad – enjoying us as kids, my sister on the left is not with us anymore and when this photo was taken, my “baby” brother was still not in the “picture”.  Kobus- The […]

Kleine Kunst Art Exhibition Bloemfontein 16 Nov to 15 Dec 2016

Kleine Kunst Art Exhibition Bloemfontein An exhibition where my art will be for sale from the 16th of November until the 15th of Desember is The “Kleine Kunste”exhibition at Kotze Art Gallery in Bloemfontein. Floris Kotze, my brother, and his wife, Anine, is the owners of this gallery. Follow this link to their website: http://www.kotzekuns.co.za

Showroom Art Gallery Exhibition in Pretoria 16 Nov to 15 Dec 2016

Showroom Art Gallery Exhibition in Pretoria The first painting: “Behold”, is part of the range of mysterious looking portraits of whimsical girls. This painting of a girl with Stag horns or Antlers, captures a still reserved feeling and represents a bit of the many symbolisms surrounding Deer and Antlers. These paintings will be for sale […]