My secret world

Mariaan Kotze - My Secret World - Whimsical Painting

My Secret World. Sometimes it feels like I spend more time in my secret world than in the “real” world.

A busy art weekend in Gauteng

Mariaan Kotze Artist

A busy art weekend in Gauteng. Pretoria – 1 Weekend-  Exhibiting @ 2 Art galleries, Showroom Art Gallery and Johan van Heerden Art Gallery

Fishes in my Art

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Fishes make their appearances on my canvasses and other objects often, mostly uninvited but not unwelcome at all, as I love their symbolism.
For me, they symbolize so much, but, above all, adaptability and transformation.

Lock down Redecorating – 10 Kick Ass Ideas

Ideas to decorate with art

Now is the time to beautify your home and love it more than ever before. The current Corona lockdown means that most of us are spending a crazy amount of time at home, some of us are so privileged to go on with our work but many people have a lot of leisure time on […]

Mannequin – Lady Labyrinth

Painted Mannequin

Lady Labyrinth (above) was a lovely project to jump-start my year with. Labyrinths Labyrinths:  The author of the book: Lunch with a Dragonfly by the psychiatrist Levern Mountany, whom has a Labyrinth at her practice. Click on the link below to explore her connection with Labyrinths.  Tabula Rasa -workshop facilitators Lunch with a Dragonfly: Here I am on […]

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 […]