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Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Just opened at artSPACEdurban is the ABSA L'Atelier Art Award 2013 - KZN Regional Submissions exhibition.

The Absa L’Atelier is South Africa’s most prestigious art competition and is held annually for artists between ages 21 and 35. This award not only ensures South Africa’s emerging artists of recognition, but also affords them the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. A look through the list of previous winners will testify to this.

The Absa L’Atelier art competition is run in conjunction with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA). For 2013’s competition, four prizes will be made available: First prize, two merit award prizes and the Gerard Sekoto Award for the most promising artist.

Running in artSPACEdurban’s Middle Gallery is ane xhibitiono f paintings and certamic by talented Port Shepstone artist Sakhile Mhlongo. artSPACE is showcasing some of his works from his 3rd year DUT end-of-year exhibition with some new works.

artSPACE durban is situated at 3 Millar Road (off Umgeni Road) close to the Waste Centre. More information on 031 312 0793 or visit or