ART FRANSCHHOEK

Date:11 October, 2018

PROGRAM FOR ART IN THE YARD,

more information on Art Franschhoek please visit www.franschhoekart.co.za

Room 1 YARNS – A group Exhibition

Three artists using embroidery as their chosen medium in innovative ways. Exploring possible meaning of social placing and personal historical implications.  Textile art is re-emerging as an exciting and often surprising medium.   Each of our artist’s aesthetic and dialogue is varied but all with a common thread.

Vanessa Berlein, Sheeka Kalan, Lerato Motau

 

 

VANESSA BERLEIN, Beautiful Millennial 2, Oil gold leaf metallic thread on linen, 115 x 169cm

Room 2

An installation by Lerato Motau.  “Embroidery and particularly the act of stitching are important in my work, where each stitch is a symbolic journey.” Lerato Motau from Johannesburg, has participated in many group exhibitions throughout South Africa, participated in public art projects and is included in notable private and public collections.  She completed a residency at Great more Studios in Cape Town and has featured in two documentaries by international film makers.

 

Room 3

Latest works by Chris Donovan, Adriaan Diedericks, Leila Fanner, Mark Hilltout, Joshua Miles, Lindsay Patton and Frans Smit.

 

Event

Beginner Embroidery Workshop with Lerato Motau

 

Saturday 10.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00

Cost R 550 includes refreshments, light lunch and a take home embroidery kit.

Tickets sold through the gallery, limited spaces.

art@artintheyard.co.za

021 876 4280

 

This is perfect for those who want to venture to acquire a new skill. The workshop covers all you need to know to embroider.  Lerato will cover the basic embroidery techniques, texture and finishing methods, all whilst experimenting with fun and diverse materials.

 

 

 

Gallery Opening times:

Monday to Saturday 09.00 to 18.00,

Sunday & Public holiday 09.30 to 17.30