Category Archive: Exhibitions

Tessa Wessels – featured artist in Matie group exhibition

Tessa Wessels currently a second year student in Fine Arts at the University of Stellenbosch. She claims as a student still trying to find her way she creatively explores different avenues and opportunities… Continue reading

Matie group exhibition – When they were still students

Paging through kiekies in Theresa Jo’s pandora-box check what we found photographs of some of the featured artists (showing in the Matie group exhibition) student days at Stellenbosch University these were taken in… Continue reading

Ellene Louw – featured artist in Matie group exhibition

Ellene Louw studied at the University of Stellenbosch from 1978 to 1985 obtaining her MA (FA), Cum Laude. Education has formed a major part of her career since 1988 when she started to… Continue reading

Vernon Swart – featured artist in Matie group exhibition

Vernon Swart obtained his MA (FA) from the University of Stellenbosch in 1986. After his studies up until the late 1990s he shared his knowledge and passion educating others in painting, drawing and… Continue reading

AUCTION – funds raised to the benefit of SU Bursary Fund

View the catalogue for more information on the donated pieces. Matie exhibition catalogue New to the auction latest additions prints by Theresa Jo All funds raised through the ‘silent auction’ will be donated… Continue reading

Claudia Shneider – featured artist in Matie group exhibition

Claudia Shneider was born in Johannesburg, currently she lives and works between Johannesburg and Berlin. During 1982 and 1989 she studied at the Akademie de Bildenden Kuenste Munich under Prof. Hermann Junger. In… Continue reading

Verna Jooste – featured artist in Matie group exhibition

Verna Jooste studied Jewellery Design for 5 Years at the Natal Technikon after she completed matric in 1986. She received her Higher National Diploma / BTech in Jewellery design in 1991. Jooste participated… Continue reading

Kitty Schneider – featured artist in Matie group exhibition

Kitty Schneider obtained her BA (FA) in Jewellery Design from Stellenbosch University in 1985. She currently lives and works at her home studio in Smithfield, Southern Free State. She left Johannesburg to study… Continue reading

Group exhibition ft. Matie artists at Artvark Gallery

The exhibition proudly shows its roots that are connected to the University of Stellenbosch as all the featured artists have direct links to the university being past or present. It can be seen… Continue reading

Artist in residence – Robin Daniels

Artvark welcomes to its space, South African artist Robin Daniels, the permanent artist in residence till the end of October. Daniels specializes in linocut, monoprint and relief carving. The artist can be visited… Continue reading