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Monday, September 1, 2014


Over the last couple of years the artSPACE durban gallery has been approached at times and discussed artworks produced by scholars at private schools in KZN and how they do not receive the recognition they deserve.

In response, artSPACE have set aside one week in September to show the best works produced by scholars at the schools that do the IEB Matric Art.

The way this exhibition works is that each school is asked to select a maximum of five works of this year's Matric Art student body to compete for six prizes, as determined by a panel of independent judges selected from Durban galleries and the Durban University of Technology Fine Art department.

The prizes available are 1st prize R2,500, 2nd prize R1,250, 3rd prize R750 and three merit prizes of R500 each.

“Obviously, we believe that this IEB Matric Art exhibition and competition will be an extra incentive to the students to produce excellent works,” says gallery owner, Karen Bradtke.
Participating schools are Hilton College, Michaelhouse, Our Lady of Fatima, Durban Girls' College, Marist Stella, Thomas More College, St. Anne's Diocesan College, St. Marys' DSG, Epworth, Clifton College and Treverton College. 
The IEB Matric Art KZN Exhibition opens today (Monday, September 1) at 18h30 and will run until September 6 with the prizegiving starting at 11h00.

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