Into the Light / Circa / Everard Read Cape Town/ 14 -26 August 2017

Entry made on Aug 4, 2017
Into the Light / Circa / Everard Read Cape Town/ 14 -26 August 2017

Into the Light is an exhibition of Arabella’s recent work. It is inspired by an exploration of patterns found in the play of light and dark on natural forms. Her paintings and sculptures use an abstract language of semi-symbolic glyphs discovered in these patterns. The primary principal underpinning her work though is the belief in […]

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 […]