Cape Town Gallery

Cape Town Gallery

This is where you can find all events, news or updates related to our Gallery situated in Cape Town. The physical space is our base and where you can contact us day-to-day. As well as hosting exhibitions in the space we also have the StateoftheART Stockroom where interested clients can view artwork we hold on-site. Come and visit at 50 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town (corner of Roeland Street and Buitenkant Street, just next to the Book Lounge).
  • Opening of CREASE by Karla Nixon
    See photos and videos from the opening event of 'CREASE', a solo exhibition by Karla Nixon of contemporary artworks made from paper and inspired by textiles.
  • Meet Simthandile Witbooi
    Introducing our new team member Simthandile Witbooi who is joining the Gallery to assist with logistics and artwork admin.
  • Opening of INTIMACY by Lisette Forsyth
    On Saturday 20 February, we hosted the opening event of 'INTIMACY' by Lisette Forsyth. The artist created a small, intimate space to relax and join her in an intimate conversation.
  • Opening of WATER MARK by Laurel Holmes
    On 24 October we opened Laurel Holmes' debut solo exhibition 'Water Mark' at the Gallery in Cape Town. Watch our recap video or read the opening address by Helen Walne.
  • 01.06.2020 : Covid-19 and StateoftheART
    A current status update from Jennifer Reynolds, owner of StateoftheART Gallery regarding Covid-19 in South Africa.
  • Opening of LIMINAL TIMELINE | February 2020
    Mother and son due Pascale and Claude Chandler opened their joint exhibition 'Liminal Timeline' on 12 February 2020 at StateoftheART Gallery in Cape Town.
  • Southern Vines | Summer 2019/2020 | Art Scene
    Fadiel Hermans, Michaela Rinaldi and Sarah Danes Jarrett are featured in the Summer 2019/2020 publication of Southern Vines Magazine.
  • Artist Walkabout with Grace Kotze
    On Saturday 9 November, we learnt about Grace Kotze's solo exhibition 'Wonderland' in a walkabout with artist.
  • Opening of WONDERLAND | November 2019
    Photos from the opening reception of 'Wonderland' - a solo exhibition of painting and sculpture by Durban based artist Grace Kotze.
  • Opening of SOLUS HYDRO | October 2019
    On 3 October we opened 'SÕLUS HYDRO' - a solo exhibition of paintings by Port Elizabeth based artist Joanne Reen.
  • Southern Vines | Spring 2019 | Art Scene
    Helen van Stolk, Joanne Reen and Selvin November are featured in the Spring edition of Southern Vines Magazine, available in stores nationwide from September 2019.
  • Awards Reception : Finalists Exhibition 2019
    An exciting evening to celebrate the second edition of the StateoftheART Gallery Award and the top ten Finalists with work on show. We also announced the 2019 winner - Balekane Legoabe.
  • Opening of Uncharted Territory | June 2019
    On Wednesday 12 June we opened 'Uncharted Territory' - the debut solo exhibition by Karen Wykerd featuring her paintings and embroideries.
  • Opening of NEXUS | March 2019
    On 7 March 2019 we opened NEXUS : a solo exhibition of new portrait paintings by Durban-based artist Corné Eksteen.
  • ArtExpo2025 : Matryoshka dolls at StateoftheART
    In October 2018, StateoftheART hosted two human-size Matryoshka Dolls courtesy of the Russian Federation as an art project in support of their bid to host the World EXPO 2025 in Russia.
  • Southern Vines | Winter 2018 | Art Scene
    Karen Wykerd and Christine Crowley are featured in the Winter 2018 Southern Vines Magazine.
  • Cape Town East City - First Thursdays
    This week the East City will be abuzz with many noteworthy art exhibitions, live music and fine food offerings.
  • StateoftheART Stockroom
    We have an exciting selection of recently exhibited and new artwork available for you to view at our Cape Town gallery.
  • City Views | Autumn 2018
    StateoftheART is featured in City Views: a free Central City Newspaper in Cape Town.
  • CAPE TOWN MEMOIRS AND DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    On 1 March 2018, StateoftheART opened the solo exhibition of Lizelle Kruger, entitled 'Cape Town Memoirs and Dangerous Liaisons'. With opening speeches by C T Gilfellan and Simon Norton.
  • Southern Vines | Autumn 2018 | Art Scene
    Drummond Murphy and Lizelle Kruger are featured in the Art Scene section of Southern Vines' Autumn issue.
  • #COCREATE Design Festival 2018
    StateoftheART participated in the #CoCreateSA DESIGN FESTIVAL, which aims to celebrate and examine the power of design to tackle current socio-economic and environmental challenges within an African context.
  • Elinor Speirs performs at THE MARKS WE MAKE
    Elinor Spears performed at the exhibition opening of The Marks We Make on 25 January, improvising a musical response to the artworks on show.
  • Southern Vines | Summer 2018 | Art Scene
    Two StateoftheART artists are profiled in the Summer 2017/2018 issue of the Southern Vines magazine.
  • Southern Vines | Spring 2017 | Art Scene
    Three StateoftheART artists are profiled in the Spring 2017 issue of the Southern Vines magazine.
  • Culture Trip Top Cape Town Picks
    "Walking through the streets of Cape Town is like walking through a huge art gallery. Apartment blocks, buildings and bridges are brought to life with striking murals and graffiti by local street artists. There are also numerous art galleries, where you’ll be introduced to amazing sculptures, paintings and photography by local and international artists. Highlights include Gallery Momo, Whatiftheworld, StateoftheART, and Ava, one of Cape Town’s oldest non-profit galleries." - The Culture Trip
  • Bloomberg: Hottest Art Capital in Southern Hemisphere
    Cape Town is set to become the "hottest art capital in the Southern Hemisphere in 2017" according to Bloomberg - and we're thrilled that StateoftheART has been included in their list of favourite galleries!
  • First Thursdays | October 2016
    For our October First Thursdays on 6 October we opened LIFE.BODY.TIME, a group exhibition of work by Bettie Coetzee-Lambrecht, Chris Denovan, Michaela Rinaldi, Jodi Hugo, Janna Prinsloo and James de Villiers.
  • Southern Vines | Art Scene - Spring 2016
    The Spring 2016 edition of Southern Vines features StateoftheART rising artist Chris Denovan.
  • First Thursdays | September 2016
    On 1 September we opened a solo exhibition of new paintings by Mila Posthumus, entitled PORTRAIT which opened on Thursday, 1st of September in conjunction with the First Thursdays event.
  • First Thursdays | August 2016
    For our August First Thursdays on 4 August we opened ANIMALIUM MAGICIS - a truly enchanting exhibition by Sally Rumball. The exhibition runs until 20 August.
  • First Thursdays | July 2016
    Thank you to everyone who braved the cold to join us for the opening of 'Scapes: Rhythms Of An Environment' on 7 July. Artists: James de Villiers, Karen Wykerd, Joanne Reen, Catherine Ocholla, Janna Prinsloo, Laurel Holmes, Lezanne Kotze.
  • Southern Vines | Art Scene - Winter 2016
    The Winter edition of the Southern Vines lifestyle magazine features StateoftheART artist Kendall-Leigh Nash. Read all about it here.
  • First Thursdays | June 2016
    On June's First Thursdays we opened our first group exhibition for the year, 'Beneath the Skin'. Participating artists: Claude Chandler, Corné Eksteen, Ntobeko Mjijwa, Kendall-Leigh Nash, Gary Frier, Damien Schumann, Sarah Walmsley, and Andrew Ntshabele.
  • In Good Taste | Cultural Happenings
    Yin Yang I by Corné Eksteen features on the cover of the June edition of Good Taste Magazine. There is also a short interview with the artist on page 44.
  • First Thursdays | May 2016
    Our May exhibition is a solo exhibition by Zaan Claassens, "Walking on Water". The art of Zaan Claassens is a celebration of life. In her exhibition, WALKING ON WATER, her primary focus is on water: what happens on its surface, how it varies, how light plays on it, how its moods change.
  • First Thursdays | April 2016
    On 7 April 2016 we opened ORGANISM, the second solo exhibition of Janet Botes. Showing recent work inspired by the scientific-biological nature, but also the spiritual symbolism, of an organism.
  • First Thursdays | March 2016
    Every first Thursday of the month participating galleries in Cape Town stay open until late so people can walk the galleries after work. We took some photographs before things became super busy...
  • Buying Affordable Art Online - a perfect wedding gift
    Tie The Knot wedding blog says that "A more wonderful gift for a just married couple than an original piece of art to place above the fireplace, or on a spot on the wall in the kitchen, you won’t find."
  • The Design Tabloid Interview
    The Design Tabloid gives the skinny on StateoftheART...
  • Going Online For Art And Artists' Sake
    Hendri Pelser of the Sunday Times interviews Jennifer Reynolds, founder of virtual gallery StateoftheART.
  • abouTime Magazine
    Buying art online is the new way to shop. Whether it's an original piece of contemporary art or you'd like to buy fine art prints, log onto our website to view our wonderful selection of South African art.
  • Artslink - launch of StateoftheART
    Browse our art for sale and invest in the artists of the future when you buy affordable paintings for sale online at stateoftheart-gallery.com