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Meet Artist Meshack “Shakes” Tembani

With a distinctive, stylized and almost naïve technique, he invites viewers to contemplate the beautiful in the seemingly ordinary by using bold and flat colours. Meshack “Shakes” Tembani grew up in the New Crossroads township (Cape Town) where he still lives and works.   From a young age, Shakes loved art and started exploring different avenues of expression in a variety […]Read More

StateOfTheArt Gallery Award 2020 Announced

StateOfTheART is on a mission to uncover the next art superstar in South Africa and is offering one talented rising artist a R20 000 cash award and solo exhibition. The StateoftheART Gallery Award – a visual arts prize for emerging South African artists has been announced, as well as the upcoming solo exhibition of 2019 […]Read More

JO ROETS Winner of StateoftheART Gallery Award

StateoftheART is pleased to announce the winner of the StateoftheART Gallery Award 2018. The Award aims to champion contemporary art by emerging artists resident in South Africa, increasing exposure for their work, and encouraging further professional development opportunities. The winning artist, Jo Roets, is based in Cape Town, and her light relief clay sculptures reference the […]Read More

10 Female Finalists of the StateoftheART Gallery Award – Group

Cape Town based gallery StateoftheART is pleased to announce the 10 artists shortlisted for the inaugural StateoftheART Gallery Award 2018. After careful consideration of several hundred entries by artists from around South Africa, the judges have shortlisted 10 artists working across a number of mediums including sculpture, painting and printmaking. The work of the shortlisted […]Read More