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FynArts 2019 – An Overview

FynArts 2019 – An Overview

The FynArts Festival 2019 was another opportunity to see great art, in all its forms, in exhibitions far and wide around Hermanus. It was a glorious winter’s day, chilly and clear, and the sun was out to keep the shivers at bay. The blog profile […]

FynArts 2019 – Tondo Competition

FynArts 2019 – Tondo Competition

The artworks from the Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Competition, also known as the Tondo Competition, were once again on display at the Bouchard Finlayson Wine Farm during the FynArts Festival, 2019. The theme this year was ‘HARMONY’. The requirements for this competition were that every […]

Good Art Company, Texas

Good Art Company, Texas

The Good Art Company can be found in Fredericksburg, in the Hill Country, Texas. This particular gallery housed an eclectic mix of paintings, from super realism to abstract, all of which I liked. Most of the paintings were large, bold and brilliant! 🙂 Names of […]

Artisans: A Texas Gallery

Artisans: A Texas Gallery

The Artisans gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas pays homage to local artists that work in various medium such as ceramics, wood, metal, glass and paint, etc. The gallery was filled with numerous items, each of which took hours and hours to complete. David’s bowl and Barbara’s fish […]

Introducing: Matt Tumlinson

Introducing: Matt Tumlinson

Matt Tumlinson is a quiet, unassuming artist I met during an arts festival, in Boerne, Texas. His work is unique. I had never seen this concept before. Matt paints on the back of spent bullet casings creating very unusual, but very Texan-esque paintings. Matt arranges […]

Texas Treasures: Fine Art Gallery

Texas Treasures: Fine Art Gallery

Texas Treasures Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden is found in Boerne, a small ‘German’ town, in the middle of Texas. This gallery, in the main street, is owner-run by Johny Rosa. What makes his gallery extra-special is the eclectic range of creative pieces he […]

McNay Museum: CANDE AGUILAR

McNay Museum: CANDE AGUILAR

Cande Aguilar (b. 1972) is a Mexican-American artist & musician from Texas, USA. He has a current installation at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio: April 2019. His work immediately drew my attention. It’s big, bright and bold – full of confidence. He commonly […]

McNay Museum: CLASSIC CARS & ART

McNay Museum: CLASSIC CARS & ART

“American Dreams” – Classic Cars & Postwar Paintings: This special exhibition that took place at the McNay Modern Art Museum, April 2019, just blew me away. It certainly floated my boat (or started my engine) – I absolutely love old cars with their sexy, classic […]

McNay Museum: PORTRAITS

McNay Museum: PORTRAITS

The McNay Museum in Texas is home to a cornucopia of modern art which is a feast to behold. In this posting, I will be sharing some of the portraits that were on display. FOR DIFFERENT REASONS, HERE ARE A FEW THAT CAUGHT MY EYE: […]

Marion McNay Art Museum, USA

Marion McNay Art Museum, USA

Opened in 1954, the Marion McNay Art Museum is situated in downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. I had the privilege of spending a number of hours getting lost in all the modern works that were beautifully displayed in this museum – for me, one of […]