The Baardskeerdersbos Art Route

The oldest art route of South Africa; The Baardskeerdersbos Art Route is being revitalised and even extended. From the last weekend of April to the first weekend of May 10 days of art, theatre and workshops. Both of us are participating in an old building in ‘Downtown Baardskeerdersbos’; centrally situated between the different resident artists. Yvonne will […]

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A pair for each ear. ‘Jangle Dangle’ earrings; a classic from my collection and still selling. Handcrafted from South African Sterling Silver combined with natural bonded earth particles.

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Preparations workshop jewellery

Preparations for two workshops are on their way. 40 Kits with tools, wire, textiles etc. are bing assembled. The workshops are in Struisbaai and Saldhana, Western Cape, South Africa and organised by the University of the Western Cape. Each workshop is two days but the preparations take over one month. Yvonne is doing the workshops […]

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The past two years we’ve seen our group of clientele grow. Being in a small village and starting an art gallery targeting a niche market is a challenge; different from that of small town galleries ‘going save’ with work of established artists. Studio On 98 (previously Private Gallery Napier) is preparing itself for ‘post-COVID’. The […]

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Per 1 June: OPEN by appointment

Per 1 June the lockdown restrictions in South Africa will be eased from Level 4 to Level 3. This means that our gallery will be open again for interested visitors however not without precautions. There are: – No children; no more than 4 visitors (social distancing); visitors will be sanitised before entering; visitors have to […]

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The last 18 days in lockdown

Despite 55 days in lockdown we did manage a few sales. It’s a day to day life and every morning we have our ‘walkabout’ in the village. Here some pictures of what we saw. The photo’s are in random sequence and you will see in between quite a few of the soup kitchens in the […]

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