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Sunday, October 28, 2012


(“Oxalis, Namaqualand” by Frederika Stokhuyzen)

Artisan Gallery is exhibiting new paintings with a floral theme from top artists around the country in Flowers.

In anticipation of Flowers, gallery director Ingrid Smith has enhanced the gallery’s lighting for better viewing of the paintings. “Spring is here so there is nothing better than having an exhibition dedicated to the beauty of Spring. Nature fuels art and many artists get energised by nature so the exhibition is to celebrate and delight in colour and flowers. We are dealing with some of the best artists in the country and are excited to host their fresh artistic approach to the beauty of the new season.”

Eve, the impressive 3metre high statue by Carl Roberts commands attention as one walks into the gallery. This work, as well as others by this acclaimed sculptor, complement the floral theme.

South Africa’s top artists including Federika Stokhuyzen and Wilma du Toit from the Cape, Gauteng’s Marita Meijer and Durban stalwart John Smith add their personal style into the collection which includes oil, watercolour and drawings.

Flowers runs until November 17 at Artisan Gallery at the top of Florida Road near Mitchell Park. More information from Ingrid on 031 312 4364 or email: