Be more creative as an artist

Creativity workshop

“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising and gave to it neither the power nor time.”  Quote by Mary Oliver  Be more creative: I often get the question of how I get to my ideas and also about […]

I owe everything to these two people

Joe, Kobus and Mariaan Kotze

    Kobus & Joe Kotze           An Ode to my lovely parents: Today I want to put aside some time to show my appreciation to my wonderful parents and to tell where I come from.    It’s because of my parents that I am able to figure out this crazy, not so easy […]

A bunch of Artists, all cropped in one family

A bunch of artists, can I call us that?

I have walked around with the idea in my head of doing a blog post about my artist family for a while now. This morning when I woke up, I felt that it was the right time to do this post. There is something very special about the fact that our family has a long history […]

Captured Moments – My first Solo exhibition

Solo exhibition at Kotze Art Gallery in Bloemfontein

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

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 […]

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