Part of the Everard Read Franschhoek 2017 exhibition, 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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org […]
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 .