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The latest news and information you need to know from StateoftheART.
  • Meet Simthandile Witbooi
    Introducing our new team member Simthandile Witbooi who is joining the Gallery to assist with logistics and artwork admin.
  • Zeitz MOCAA: HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS
    The Cape Town Museum is exhibiting a group show of artworks by and for Cape Townians and several StateoftheART artists are included.
  • Award 2020 Postponement Announcement
    An announcement from Jennifer Reynolds regarding the postponement of the 2020 StateoftheART Gallery Award.
  • 01.06.2020 : Covid-19 and StateoftheART
    A current status update from Jennifer Reynolds, owner of StateoftheART Gallery regarding Covid-19 in South Africa.
  • Judging Panel Announced for 2020 Gallery Award
    StateoftheART announces the panel of judges for the StateoftheART Gallery Award 2020.
  • StateoftheART Gallery Award 2020: Call for entries
    StateoftheART is delighted to present the 3nd edition of the StateoftheART Gallery Award in 2020, a visual arts prize aimed at uncovering emerging South African talent.
  • Judging Panel 2019 : MIRJAM ASMAL
    Mirjam Asmal will reprise her role on the Judging Panel of the StateoftheART Gallery Award in 2019.
  • Judging Panel 2019: CHRIS DENOVAN
    For the first time, the StateoftheART Gallery Award judging panel will include one of the Gallery's own artists! Meet Chris Denovan - Contemporary Artist and 'Big Weirdo'!
  • Judging Panel 2019: CAROL HODES
    Art collector and self professed 'Art-o-holic' Carol Hodes will once again be part of the Judging Panel for the StateoftheART Gallery Award.
  • StateoftheART Gallery Announces Award Winner
    Jo Roets is announced as the winner of the StateoftheART Gallery Award for 2018.
  • Meet the Judges: Carol Hodes
    The final judge on the State of the Art Gallery Award Panel: avid art collector Carol Hodes.
  • Meet the Judges: Jennifer Reynolds
    The fourth judge on the Gallery Award Panel is Jennifer Reynolds from StateoftheART Gallery.
  • Meet the Judges : Mirjam Asmal
    StateoftheART is thrilled to announce Mirjam Asmal as the next judge on the StateoftheART Gallery Award panel.
  • Meet the Judges : Masixole Ncevu
    Introducing the second judge in the StateoftheART Gallery Award Panel, Masixole Ncevu, award-winning artist and photographer.
  • Meet the Judges : Mandy Conidaris
    The Gallery Award will be judged by a panel of local art professionals. StateoftheART is delighted to introduce the first judge, Mandy Conidaris, director of outoftheCUBE online art platform.
  • StateoftheART Stockroom
    We have an exciting selection of recently exhibited and new artwork available for you to view at our Cape Town gallery.
  • Announcing The State Of The Art Gallery Award
    StateoftheART is on a mission to uncover exciting new talent in South Africa and offering one up-and-coming artist the opportunity to receive a R10,000 cash award and solo exhibition.
  • Local artist Gary Frier goes International
    StateoftheART artist Gary Frier has been working on two interesting and relevant projects that in some way crosses borders and oceans.
  • Global Nomadic Art Project South Africa 2016 (GNAP) – ‘Stories of Rain’
    Following on the success of previous events hosted by the South African Site_Specific Land Art Collective this collective will be presenting the Global Nomadic Art Project South Africa 2016 (GNAP) with the subtitle Stories of Rain in September and October this year.
  • Artists Opportunities
    For our artists there are many opportunities at the moment - locally and abroad! Including art competitions, getting yourself heard and applying for a residency in the Amazon!
  • Showing what art we're made of
    With our first solo exhibition for 2016 showing currently, and still slightly buzzed from the excitement of its opening during First Thursdays in Cape Town, we're reviewing some of our exhibition highlights from 2015 while awaiting and planning our next exhibitions for this year.
  • What are our artists saying?
    Our artists work hard throughout any given year and 2015 was no exception. We asked a selection of our artists to share their achievements and highlights with us for the past year, as well as their plans for the 2016.
  • Exhibitions for 2016
    We are delighted to share our exhibition line-up for 2016 with you! Featuring a wide variety themes in the work of our artists the exhibitions promise to be enriching, interesting and thought-provoking.
  • 2015: Our year in review
    It's been an exciting year for StateoftheART, both online and in our intimate gallery space in the Cape Town city centre. With bustling First Thursday evenings, solo exhibitions, private sales as well as corporate commissions we've been busy! Read more about the achievements of our artists, view some of the photos of from our exhibitions and find out which artists to keep an eye on in 2016.
  • The Second GIPCA Live Art Festival in Cape Town
    GIPCA is presenting the second Live Art Festival in Cape Town from 27 August to 6 September 2014. Selected in 2012 by the Sunday Independent as one of its five top art events in the country, the Festival grows this year to feature thirty-five works of innovation by artists that demonstrate an edge in performance art practice. Many works are either International or South African premieres.
  • July Exhibition | A Reflection of Us
    "The present and the past meet by some divine intervention called art . A reflection of us. I work on found surfaces from 1860s Government Gazette pages to scrap pieces of wood. The surface dictates the subject: the people, their body language, unique style and characters all develop into a perfect match." - Lisette Forsyth
  • First Thursdays Cape Town @StateoftheART
    Make a date with StateoftheART on the first Thursday of every month. Cape Town's monthly art walk gives city dwellers a chance to explore galleries and museums by night!
  • StateoftheART Opens Cape Town Exhibition Gallery
    StateoftheART is excited to announce the opening of a permanent exhibition gallery in the Cape Town CBD. The exhibition gallery offers contemporary art lovers the opportunity to view a dynamic collection of affordable fine art.
  • A Lasting Impression: The Robert Hodgins Print Archive
    WITS ART MUSEUM is proud to present an exhibition of prints by well known South African artist Robert Hodgins curated by Julia Charlton, senior Curator of Wits Art Museum. DATES 27 February to 7 April 2013
  • 'Samsara' by Poorvi Bhana: An M Tech Fine Art degree exhibition
    Poorvi Bhana's new work will be exhibited from February 17 through March 03 in the National Museum of Cultural History located in Pretoria. As in the past, the backbone of her work is invocation, however she re-interprets this theme through new media as she explores the ceramics process in greater depth. The exhibition will be officially opened by Runette Kruger, faculty member of Tshwane University's department of fine and applied art, with a key note address by Michael Nixon from the University of Cape Town.
  • WITS Art Museum Presents an Introductory Course For WAM Docents (voluntary museum guides)
    WITS ART MUSEUM is offering an introductory course for voluntary museum guides (docents) DATES 12 March to 27 April 2013
  • WITS Art Museum Presents an Introduction to African Art
    A SERIES OF 6 PUBLIC LECTURES. DATES Tues 12, 19, March and 2, 9, 16 and 23 April, 2013
  • StateoftheART Sponsors Exclusive Fashion & Art Charity Benefit on 1st December
  • Graduate art receives a boost from Nelspruit Municipality purchase
    StateoftheART is proud to announce that Nelspruit Municipality have purchased 5 works to hang in their new buildings.