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Thursday, July 11, 2019


(Right: Work by Karla Nixon)

Artist Karla Nixon will be hosting a walkabout of Just Listed, her solo exhibition at the KZNSA Gallery’s Mezzanine Gallery, this Saturday July 13, 2019, at 10h00.

Nixon is a Durban based artist who predominantly works with paper. She hand cuts and sculpts intricate, images drawn from her surrounding environment. She completed her degree in Fine Art in 2012 at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa. Her degree focused on paper cutting as a contemporary art form, which she completed with Cum Laude.

During her studies, she received a number of awards and scholarships, namely the Sam Newton Trophy, the Deans Merit award, an NRF scholarship. She completed a Masters Degree in Fine Art, with Cum Laude, at DUT in 2017, for which the exhibition titled Once More was partial fulfillment. She has participated in a number of group shows in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. Nixon was also awarded an Artist residency in Bremen Germany in 2017-18.

All are welcome. Just Listed runs at the KZNSA until July 21, 2019.

The KZNSA Gallery is situated at 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood. More information on 031 277 1705 or cell 082 220 0368 or visit