One of Five Elements

Entry made on May 23, 2017
One of Five Elements

This sculpture is one of the Five Elements ( Fire, Air, Water, Earth and Wood) . The concept is that they stand together in a circle separated by enough space to walk between them. The sculpture was made from over 70 pieces of bronze, each piece a glyph derived from the abstracted shapes found in […]

Weathered Rock Formations, Nature’s Valley

Entry made on Apr 12, 2017
Weathered Rock Formations, Nature’s Valley

My fascination with patterns found in bark has extended to the kinds of patterns made by the erosion of rock formations . In April I visited Nature’s Valley where I took silicon moulds of some of the pitted and striated rocks on the edge of the sea between Nature’s Valley and the Salt River mouth. […]

Silicon Moulds in Botswana

Entry made on Feb 28, 2017
Silicon Moulds in Botswana

On the 16 th January 2016 the great Chapman’s Baobab tree fell down after commanding a majestic place on the edge of the Makgadikdadi Plains,  for some say as long as 2000 years.  I visited the tree in 2014 and  was devastated when I heard about it. I immidately suggested to Ralph Bousfield who had […]

Kalk Bay Artists Collective

Entry made on Feb 23, 2017
Kalk Bay Artists Collective

At my studio at 11 Windsor Road,  we have formed The Kalk Bay Artist’s Collective, we are 4 artists, Chris Bladen, Jean Tiran, Pete Strydom and myself. There are studios, a foundry and an exhibition space. Please have a look at The Kalk Bay Artists Collective. We are open to visitors by appointment on info@thekalkbayartistscollective.com […]

Evening Sculpture Walk, The Gallery at Grande Provence, Franschhoek.

Entry made on Oct 18, 2016
Evening Sculpture Walk, The Gallery at Grande Provence, Franschhoek.

On Saturday 22nd October at  7 pm  Arabella will discuss the evolution of her tree inspired sculptures from the Silver trees to the Ultramarine Glyph .