October/November 2018 Hello and welcome to Greatmore Street Studios. Greeting from David Koloane and Lionel Davis, two of our honoree board members who would have liked to have been here this evening. I have the privilege to welcome you all … Read More
Greatmore Studios is having an Open Studio Sale on the 23rd and 24th of November 2018 This is a great opportunity to grab some truly amazing pieces from some of our resident artists just before the Christmas period. Artist include … Read More
RUTH PROWSE SCHOOL. On Monday mornings I attend a session in the upstairs drawing room at the Ruth Prowse school in Woodstock. The studio is equipped with easels, chairs and tables. Sometimes I organise a model for the morning. On … Read More
Monday morning classes continue through the year; Ruth Prowse, 9:30 to 12:30. There is usually a model; Portraits, life drawing, you own work; we will meet in various venues during the spring and summer. Join the friendly, busy, interactive group … Read More
Jill Trappler’s “Unfolding Her” is an exhibition about individuality or the search for individuality. Permeating through the fabrics, canvases and threads are signs for borders and traversal of those that the artist negotiates. Stitched in the crevices and lines of … Read More
Jill strokes the brightly coloured tablecloth, gazing at nothing in particular. Deep blue paint is lodged under her chipped finger nails. A weaver by trade, a painter at heart, Jill Trappler has been working in Cape Town as a visual … Read More
Monday morning sessions at Ruth Prowse school start on the 6th of February and continue through to 10th April 2017. (no class on the 20th March) Please see details about the sessions in the 2016 information.
By Keren Bauman AVA, Cape Town 01.09.2016 – 01.10.2016 The saying, enough is enough, is what comes to mind after viewing the collaborative exhibition ‘Half Light and Shadow’ by Jill Trappler and Eunice Geustyn. The violent heavily symbolic content of … Read More