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Sunday, March 17, 2019


(“Tjaila Time” - oil by Shirley Howells)

Oh what a Wonderful Life is an art exhibition to be held at Etchings etc by the well-known local artist, Shirley Howells.

Etchings etc will be showcasing existing, as well as new art by well-known Durban based oil painting artist, Shirley Howells, whose work spans over 20 years and Etchings etc is proud to be associated with this very talented artist.

In support of the Kloof SPCA, Howells has donated a painting which will be raffled. Tickets are available at Etchings etc and the draw will be on the opening night of the exhibition.

(“Arum Lillies” – oil by Shirley Howells)

Howells is in her 80’s and has been painting full-time ever since she retired from corporate life. She has won various art awards over the last 16 years and has been published in an international book on Still Life. She has been featured several times in the SA Artist magazine and has had work included in the collections of notable collectors.

Etchings etc is an Art Gallery and Picture Framing business in Durban North. The Gallery has been in its current location for 25 years. Alan and Terence took over the gallery last year, and have given it a fresh, updated look and have been holding regular functions and exhibitions, showcasing the art of local South African artists. There is a wide selection of Art on display in the gallery, ranging from well-known artists, decorative art, as well as up-and-coming artists. Alan and Terence have tried to cater for a wide customer base and taste. The gallery also has its own onsite workshop for framing.

Oh what a Wonderful Life opens at Etchings etc at 18h00 on March 27 (light snacks and drinks will be served) and will run until April 12, 2019.

Etchings etc is situated at Shop 10, Park Boulevard, 11 Browns Drift Road, Umgeni Park, Durban North.

Those wishing to attend the opening should RSVP for catering purposes to