MRS + MR Luke

MRS LUKE. Faatimah Mohamed-Luke [FML] lives in Cape Town with the husband, the kid and 2 cats. In 2003 she graduated from Cape Technikon with ND: Fashion and also did a year of design encompassing Graphic, Interior, Industrial, Textile and Jewellery design disciplines. Faatimah is a founding partner of successful designer brand, adam&eve and has honed her skills, having…

Furio Tedeschi

Tedeschi is one the world’s foremost designers and sculptors of special effects figures. His personal projects include the reimaging of mythical figures, and characters of antiquity. The exhibition at the Daville Baillie Gallery will consist of lifelike, yet imaginary masks and heads. “Skulls are out-of-place artifacts,” Tedeschi says. “My themes are usually based on life…

Fringe

Fringe is an artist that combines found, digital and original imagery to produce a particular brand of “contemporary” We know not who he is – anonymity is his vail / vale. Having existed for many years in the art world in some form or fashion, Fringe now represents a culmination of understanding and appreciation of…

Liz Linder

Liz Linder was born in Johannesburg and moved with her family to Kimberley shortly afterwards. Her father was the resident vet at the Oppenheimer stud farm here. Her early life was influenced by a simple farm life and beautiful horses. When she was 13 her parents were divorced and her life changed dramatically. She moved…

Stephen Graham

Over the course of a decade Stephen Graham developed a unique vision in the field of creative direction, making his mark both internationally and in the South African market. Stephen’s focus has been on décor, fashion and lifestyle with aim to innovate and redefine industry expectations. Stephen’s approach is best described as ‘experiential design’. Stephen…

Benon Lutaaya

Born in Uganda, Benon Lutaaya is a Johannesburg-based visual artist. He holds a BFA with Education from Kyambogo University, Kampala. Although known for his contemporary paper collage portraiture work, he’s equally adept dealing with other subjects and mediums.  Unable to afford proper art supplies when he started out professionally in 2010, Benon improvised with recycled, found…

Paulo Alexander Menezes Alves

Paulo Alexander Menezes Alves Born in Maputo, 1974 raised and educated in Johannesburg. He comes from a background in steel fabrication and drafting. His love affair with different mediums started at an early age, beginning in commercial design from his early 20’s.   Though mostly self-taught in the discipline of sculpting and painting, close working relationships with painters and sculptors such as Orlando Almeida and Giuseppe Caetano who helped  develop…

Jimmy Law

By Jimmy:   I was born in Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State on 26 September 1970. I matriculated in 1989. In 1990 I enrolled to study a three year Graphic Design Diploma course at the Technicon of the Orange Free State. After my studies I was conscripted for National Service in the South African…

Solly Smook

Solly Smook was born in Otjiwarongo, Namibia.  He matriculated in Cape Town and studied graphic design at the Cape Technikon.  He became a full-time artist in 2003. Sol is known for his spiritual art and uses his art to teach and portray the beauty and majesty of life, the miracles that lies beyond the dogma…

Elaine Hirschowitz

Elaine Hirschowitz is an experienced pyscho-analytic therapist, an occupation therapist, divorce mediator and an artist. She has lectured extensively on the therapeutic use of art both at local and international conferences. The art process mobilizes powerful psychological mechanisms which transfigure suffering and provide insight and healing. Her work reflects the importance of the body in…