ABSA L’ATELIER ART AWARDS:
L’Atelier season is approaching. Now in its 29th year, Absa l’Atelier continues to recognise and reward the skills, talent and imagination that exists in an extremely competitive and often challenging environment as well as presenting an opportunity to artists to showcase their talents and embark on new and exciting opportunities.
This year’s awards function takes place on the evening of Wednesday, July 16, at Absa Gallery, Upper Ground Level, Absa Towers North, 161 Main Street, City and Suburban. For more information e-mail [email protected] or call 011 888 9548.
ABSA ART GALLERY, Absa Towers North, 161 Main Street, City and Suburban, Joburg. Tel: 011 888 8548 or e-mail [email protected]
For Keeps Sake is a solo exhibition by Elrie Joubert. Ends Friday, May 30. The public are requested to bring their ID books for parking and entry purposes.
ALETTE WESSELS KUNSKAMER, Maroelana Centre, Maroelana Street, Pretoria East. Tel: 012 346 0728 or e-mail [email protected]
Old Masters on permanent display.
ART EYE, The Design Quarter, cnr William Nicol Drive and Leslie Avenue, Fourways, Joburg. Tel: 011 386 2198 or 011 465 7695 or e-mail [email protected]
Every Tuesday Art Eye presents six pieces of art by different artists.
ASSEMBLAGE, 41 GW Mrwebi Street, Newtown, Joburg CBD. E-mail [email protected]
Assemblage is pleased to announce the offering of five bursary places for studios made possible by The African Art Trusts for this year and next. In order to be considered for a bursary, please e-mail [email protected] with:
• A one-page motivation letter, which must detail how you intend to spend your year at the Assemblage Studios and how a bursary would help you to achieve your goal of being an artist;
• A proposal of what you will give back to the visual arts community during your bursary year. This can be in the form of organising a workshop, a talk, an exhibition, etc;
• Full CV ( with at least two references);
• An artistic statement;
• 10 images of your work.
The deadline for applications is today.
We also offer spaces and support facilities for visual artists in Joburg, we seek to be a sustainable artist-run centre, especially for those who are seeking an artistic community to work in.
CAROL LEE FINE ART, Upstairs@ Bamboo, cnr 9th Street and Rustenburg Road, Melville, Joburg. Tel: 011 486 0526 or e-mail [email protected]:
Survey features well-known and emerging contemporary painters and sculptors Carl Becker, Alet Swarts, Rosemary Joynt and more. Opens tomorrow and ends Sunday, May 25.
CIRCA ON GALLERY, 2 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Joburg. Tel: 011 788 4805 or e-mail info@ circagallery.co.za:
Lost In The Dust, The Anglo Boer War Collection by John Meyer. Ends Saturday, May 24.
DAVID KRUT PROJECTS, 142, Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Joburg. Tel: 011 447 0627 or e-mail info@ davidkrut.com: Maja Maljevic’s Horror Vacui follows on from her solo project, Ex Nihilo, which showed in Cape Town in 2012. Ends June 21.
EVERARD READ GALLERY, 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Joburg. Tel: 011 788 6571 or e-mail [email protected]:
A solo exhibition by Beezy Bailey with a walk about on tomorrow at 10am by the artist. Ends June 7.
Landscapes by John Meyer. Iconic landscapes of South Africa. Will run concurrently with his Boer War pictures. Ends May 25.
GALLERY 2, 140 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Joburg. Tel: 011 447 0155 or e-mail [email protected]:
Damascus Gate is an exhibition of paintings by Ricky Burnett. Ends June 7.
GOODMAN GALLERY, 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Joburg. Tel: 011 788 1113 or e-mail [email protected]: Suzaan Heyns collaborates with renowned South African artist Frances Goodman to present Nail Her. Ends May 31.
HYDE PARK CORNER AT THE ROTARY ART FESTIVAL, Hyde Park, cnr Jan Smuts Avenue, Hyde Park. Tel: 011 783 8210 or e-mail [email protected]:
Opens at 16pm on May 22. Have the pick of 50 selected artists showing everything from oils to charcoals, water colour prints to prints, etc. This celebration of art runs until June 1.
INTOTO GALLERY, 6 Birdhaven Centre, 66 St Andrew Street, Birdhaven, Joburg. Tel: 011 447 6543 or e-mail [email protected]:
De-Con-Structure featuring Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Leanne Shakenovsky. Ends June 9.
JOHANNESBURG ART GALLERY, King George Street, between Wolmarans and Noord streets, Joubert Park, Joburg. Tel: 011 725 3180 or e-mail [email protected]:
Another Country is a series of South African portraits documenting South Africans under apartheid by Reiner Leist. Ends July 13.
LIZAMORE AND ASSOCIATES GALLERY, 155 Jan Smuts Avenue, parkwood, Joburg. Tel: 011 880 8802 or e-mail [email protected]:
Safe Point of Departure by Danélle Janse van Rensburg. Ends May 31.
MABONENG PRECINCT, cnr Main and Fox streets, City and Suburban, Joburg. E-mail mabonengprecinct @gmail.com:
An ongoing hive of activities with exhibitions at various galleries, cinemas and much more.
NELSON MANDELA SQUARE, Upper and Lower Levels, in the Square, Maude Street, Sandton. Tel: 011 802 1611 or e-mail [email protected]:
Antiques Fair on the first Sunday of each month from 9am to 4pm.
STANDARD BANK ART GALLERY, cnr Simmonds and Frederick streets, Joburg CBD. Tel: 011 631 4467 or e-mail [email protected]:
The Purple Shall Govern, by Mary Sibande, the Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for last year,. Ends June 7.
STEVENSON JOHANNESBURG, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Joburg. Tel: 011 403 1055/1908 or e-mail [email protected]:
Transcience, by Nandipha Mntambo.
UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG ART GALLERY, APK Campus, cnr Kingsway and University Road, Auckland Park, Joburg. Tel: 011 559 2099 or e-mail [email protected]:
No Country For Old Women by Diane Victor. Ends May 29
Deconstructing Dogma is an exhibition of transgressive Christian iconography in South African art, with artists Conrad Bottes, Wim Botha, Majak Bredell, Christian Diedericks, Christine Dixie, Gordon Froud and many more. Ends May on 29.
WATERKLOOF HOUSE PREPARATORY, 535 Ruddell Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria. Tel: 012 460 5221 or e-mail [email protected]:
28th Art Alive exhibition. June 4 to 6 between 7.30am and 5pm. Ends June 7 between 9am and noon.
WITS ART MUSEUM, cnr Jan Smuts Avenue and Jorissen Street, Braamfontein. Tel: 011 717 1365 or e-mail [email protected]:
Ngezinyawo – Migrant Journeys. Ends July 20
AND: Between Darkness and Light. Photographer Jodi Bieber explores the twilight she experienced in the decade following the advent of democracy in South Africa. Ends July 20.
• To be listed in Gallery Guide, please e-mail your exhibition information to [email protected] with “Gallery Guide” in the subject field.