My first article with Art Radar Asia

I recently completed an Art Writing and Journalism course with Art Radar Asia.( It was a fabulous experience. My supervisor Kate N. was always available for constructive guidance and motivation (and lending a sympathetic, friendly ear). Very positive experience, highly recommended. The course ended with a published article! Here is mine: Nalini Malani visualises … Continue reading

Museum visit: Sharjah Art Museum: Women & Art- Interpreting Peace, Sunday 2 Feb

Seriously Sharjah Art Museum? The Sharjah Ladies Club (with sponsors) organized Women & Art Interpreting Peace exhibition at the Sharjah Art Museum 27Jan-28Feb. Seriously? I am not sure where they get these women from? There are many many talented local female artists that could have been approached for this. Of course, I dont know any … Continue reading

Gallery Talk: Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), Saturday 1 Feb

How could I forget about the galleries at the Sharjah Art Foundation ? Shame on me! I just love these new buildings on the old port side of town, walking distance from the main Sharjah Art Museum. I dragged ms Reanda de Beer away from her exam studies on Saturday to attend a talk there. … Continue reading

Gallery visit: Courtyard area, Al Quoz, Wednesday 29th Jan

I went along with my glamorous gallery gal Gwyneth Nasr to the Courtyard galleries for exhibition openings. Starting off with A woman’s face in the crowd by Mohammadreza Sharifzadeh at the Etemad Gallery. The show comprised of 9 digital photography works 100 x 150 cm, depicting women in Iran. The artist is taking a humourous … Continue reading

Gallery visit: Lawrie Shabibi: Asad Faulwell

I am so glad I popped into this gallery this morning. I did like my previous visit to Gallery Isabelle vd Eynde, but I LOVED this exhibition in Lawrie Shabibi: Bed of Broken Mirrors by Asad Faulwell, as part of his ongoing series Les Femmes d’Alger. Detailed paint and ornate collage pieces, mixed with portraits … Continue reading

My final UNISA exhibition

Here are some photos of my final UNISA exhibition. I am delighted to share that I received three distinctions and a Merit award for Confessions of a Bored Housewife.

Confessions of a Bored Housewife sneak peek

Confessions of a Bored Housewife sneak peek….. Opening Saturday 30th November, 12noon, UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria

It aint over till its over

  The creative process is a funny thing. I have finally managed to switch off and get some much needed rest. Spent all day yesterday in bed- but I have cold, so that is a good excuse! I am finally OVER IT !! It’s exactly a week since we installed our exam exhibition work. On … Continue reading

Newly Inspired

I was invited to Victoria English School’s GCSE’s and other years’ exam exhibition last night by my good friend Ms Reanda de Beer. I am always inspired by the work of the students, there is some serious talent out there and interesting ideas. They seem to experiment so much and their willingness, or lack of … Continue reading

Sharjah Biennale 11 (2013), Day 2

Here are some more photos of the Sharjah Biennale…. Today was alot more interesting and inspiring!!