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Featured: Dav Andrew

This is the work of Dav Andrew, still studying graphic design at CPUT in Cape Town and taking on the city with his art. Dav names his influences as urban artists Faith47, Linsey Levendall, Alex Hamilton and Ricky Lee Gordan who gave him an internship to help out A Word […]

Lightly Salted – Graphic Design Exhibition

Lightly Salted – Graphic Design Exhibition

A group of up-and-coming graphic artists have got together to bring you Lightly Salted, a graphic art exhibition. The opening night is 15 October where there will be a cash-bar, an acoustic set by Paul Melis from Antécasino, a DJ set by Ringo Savvy and lots of popcorn. The featured […]

Rayaan Cassiem – Digital painting

Rayaan Cassiem – Digital painting

Rayaan Cassiem is currently working as a Senior Designer at the Cape Town Branch of TBWA. These are some of his digital paintings inspired by comic book illustration. Rayaan says,”I grew up on the Cape Flats as a kid and one of my fondest memories is that of my gran […]

Design Indaba Superstars

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/14993852[/vimeo] The artworks of Design Indaba’s national creative team have been immortalised at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Design Indaba 2010 “Let It Out!” campaign called on South Africans from all walks of life to express their creativity with a conceptual illustration of their individuality. Drawing inspiration from […]

Joe Paine Solo exhibition – Insideout at Co-Op

Joe Paine Solo exhibition – Insideout at Co-Op

Swing past Co-Op this Thursday for Joe Paine’s solo exhibition. Featuring some of his latest work that explores inside and outside spaces. Co-Op is in Juta street in Braamfontein, just View more products by Joe Paine. Visit the event on Facebook.

LOVE AND HATE in Hamburg

LOVE AND HATE in Hamburg

LOVE AND HATE was very busy in Europe earlier this year with exhibitions in the Netherlands and Germany. The first was as part of the South African group show FOR THOSE WHO LIVE IN IT: popculture , politics and strong voices. For interviews with the artists involved see this previous […]

Featured artist: Ricky Lee Gordon

Featured artist: Ricky Lee Gordon

Most of you know Ricky Lee Gordon as the founder of /A WORD OF ART. Those who didn’t know that he is the man behind the scenes have surely seen him around the Gallery in the Woodstock Industrial Centre, clip board in hand, at one of the many exhibitions he […]

A BIG Thank-you!

A BIG Thank-you!

Wow. The Serenade Your Walls exhibition yesterday was even better than we expected! Thank you to all who came through to enjoy the art, the music, a few beers and great company. Also a massive thanks to all the AM I COLLECTIVE folk who worked so hard to help us […]

Portraits by Janet (Meintjes) Jankes & Danny Popper

Portraits by Janet (Meintjes) Jankes & Danny Popper

“PORTRAITS” is an Exhibition by Daniel Popper and Janet Meintjies that opens August 3rd at the Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town. The exhibition runs until August 17th. Some background on the artists: DANNY POPPER Daniel Popper graduated from Michaelis in 2006. Since then he has participated in numerous group […]

SA Painter Elmarie Lategan’s emotional consciousness

SA Painter Elmarie Lategan’s emotional consciousness

Elmaire Lateman is a South African painter. She was born in Durban in 1983 and graduated with an honours degree in fine Arts from the University of Stellenbosch in 2005. She is currently completing her Masters via Unisa. Elmarie’s latest body of work represents a shift from previously explored figurative physical surroundings to […]

Call for Entries – Exhibit at Royale Eatery

Call for Entries – Exhibit at Royale Eatery

After the success of their previous show, The Zoo, Calyx Art is sending out a Call for Entries for their next show themed Yellow+Blue. The work will be exhibited at Royale Eatery and goes up on the 10 September 2010. Find them at their online store, art.calyx.co.za

adidas Originals Three Stories – Wrap up

adidas Originals Three Stories – Wrap up

For the duration of the world cup, adidas Orignals did something truly original and took over almost an entire building in Cape Town for a month and turned it into the place to be. With the help of some very dedicated locals – A Word Of Art, astore, The Kitchen […]