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Sunday, November 9, 2014


SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch is exhibiting at ARTISSIMA (International Fair of Contemporary Art) in Torino, Italy.

Featured artists Helen A Pritchard and Sandile Zulu are both originally from KwaZulu-Natal.

Pritchard was born in Durban in 1975 and currently lives and works in London, UK.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art at the University of East London, London in 2009. That same year, she was awarded the Stanley Spencer Scholarship and went on to complete her Masters Degree in Painting at the Royal College of Art in London in 2011. Recent solo exhibitions include Between Object and Place at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town and Moths, Drones & Drainpipes at Rove Projects in London, both in 2013.

Zulu was born in 1962 in Ixopo and is currently based in Fordsburg in Johannesburg. He studied at ELC Art and Craft Centre, Rorke’s Drift (1982), the Durban Technikon (now the Durban University of Technology) and received his BA in Fine Art from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1993. Zulu has exhibited across South Africa, Europe and the United States. His work was shown at the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale in 1997 and in 1999/2000, he formed part of the Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art from South Africa exhibition at the Museum for African Art in New York. Zulu featured in the Artists in Dialogue series at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington DC in 2011.

For more information email the SMAC Gallery at For information on ARTISSIMA visit