Last week I was invited to speak at a Vinicultural and Oenology event held at the JH Neethling building at Stellenbosch University.
The event was centred around the beauty of wine and South Africa’s vibrant wine industry. It was also aimed at highlighting professionalism in the industry and the opportunities available to up and coming winemakers and students wanting to enter the trade.
Being a wine event, you may wonder why a South African artist was invited to deliver a talk?
Painting with Wine
Painting with various mediums has always been at my heart. About 3 or 4 years ago, living...
I am a South African Artist living in Stellenbosch. My art gallery in Stellenbosch is located in Church Street – a vibrant, culture filled street with many local attractions.
Living in South Africa, I have always been stirred by the local flora and fauna, and I often find myself dreaming of different ideas to paint.
My inspiration comes from all over and I’m very grateful for the beauty that surrounds me.
I believe art should be shared and the stories behind each piece told. Every artist and their artwork have background stories, but not all have the space to express them – I am fortunate...
My art gallery in Stellenbosch is home to hundreds of painted moments. Each of the paintings for sale in my galley have their own special story of inspiration.
I’ve selected a few of my paintings to write about with the aim of sharing their story, my inspiration and the beauty found all around South Africa.
Paintings for Sale in Cape Town
The below painting is of the mighty King Protea, a celebrated flower in South Africa.
Also known as the Honeypot or Sugar Bush, or Protea Cynaroides in Latin, the King Protea is the largest of the Protea family. It grows predominantly in the Western...