/ Forthcoming Exhibitions

North Gallery


Cronje Lemmer
Collagraphs

18 May to 8 June 2024

 
As fashion designer and artist Cronjé Lemmer learned early on to spot the exceptional in the ordinary. He has made a name for himself both locally and internationally as collagrapher.  This art form is a printmaking process in which materials are glued or sealed to a rigid substrate (such as paperboard or wood) to create a plate.  The exhibition clearly illustrates his growth as artist and human being. 

Furthermore, on Saturday 25 May 2024 at 11:00 in the same venue his book Uit ‘Die Huis van Cronjé Lemmer’:  ‘n collage van kuns, klere en kletspraatjies will be launched. 

Main Gallery


Jonathan Edwards
Balance!


11 May to 1 June 2024
 
As from 11 May 2024 the Association of Arts Pretoria will exhibit new works by Jonathan Edwards, promising exciting insight into his leitmotiv of our relationship with the environment. His preferred mediums are acrylic, digital, and bronze.
 
Born in Bloemfontein into an artistic household with his father, Mike Edwards, being an artist and lecturer in fine arts, he became interested in art as a career in high school.  He studied fine arts at the University of Pretoria and graduated in 1989.  In 1988 he won the New Signatures first prize, has never looked back, and has exhibited at least once a year.
 
Balance and living in harmony with the environment are man's only possible salvation, he maintains.  By making use of the juxtaposition of organic and geometric shapes, he illustrates the potential balance and peace of man and environment. 
 
Through his paintings and sculptures, he delves into the symbolic power of the sphere or circle, representing the interconnectedness of our world and the constant pursuit of balance.  He employs sourced recycled materials to make the sculptures that serve as poignant reminders of our ecological footprint.  His paintings reflect this theme of balance through swirling, circular motifs, evoking the delicate harmony we must strive for in our interactions with the planet.
 
Jonathan Edwards’s works are not only thought-provoking but also artistically of an exceptional standard.  Do not miss the exhibition which runs until Saturday 1 June 2024 at the Association of Arts Pretoria. 
 
The exhibition will be opened by Matthew Edwards, Jonathan’s son, on Saturday 11 May 2024 at 11:00.

Gallery Chaton


Hendrien Horn
Embellished

18 May to 8 June 2024


Hendrien Horn’s life took a nasty turn when she finally grasped that she had pushed her body too far.  A chest injury from overworking on her pottery wheel in 2019 halted Hendrien’s work abruptly.  Being unable to create hand-made pottery works at the time, she pushed herself to explore other artistic avenues.
 
As an artist, Hendrien slowly started to change her perceived perception about technology and how it can be used to create art.  The clay 3D printer, much like the pottery wheel, is a tool to fashion forms that explore clay in its purest form.  She taught herself to use 3D design software.  Working from her pottery studio in Pretoria, Hendrien now gives workshops and talks and hosts numerous courses for beginner potters and 3D clay makers online. 
 
Hendrien is the first contemporary clay 3D printing artist in South Africa and has participated in numerous group exhibitions around the country.  The use of technology in art can easily be seen as mass production. Hendrien has become unapologetic when it comes to her art and no longer feels the need to embellish her artistic processes.  Her clay coil lines are left bare showcasing the intentionality behind her design decisions inviting the viewer to form their own opinion.  The title of her exhibition is Embellished. 
 
Her book Let’s Clay 3D Print! A Guidebook will be launched at the end of May 2024, featuring clay 3D printing artists and industry experts from around the world.

Potter of the month



Cronje Lemmer

The lucky ones

Cronje Lemmer

Woordjie goëlery 1

Cronje Lemmer

Woordjie goëlery 2

Cronje Lemmer

Woordjie goëlery 3

Cronje Lemmer

Welgevonden

Cronje Lemmer

In balans

Cronje Lemmer

Selekant Latimeria Chalumnae

Cronje Lemmer

Save seven lives

Jonathan Edwards

Oceanic daydreams
Acrylic on canvas
94 cm x 50 cm

Jonathan Edwards

Storm Clouds building
Acrylic on board
59,5 cm x 84 cm 

Jonathan Edwards

Almeria Patterns
Acrylic on board
59,5 cm x 84 cm 

Jonathan Edwards

Orange Landscape One
Acrylic on Canvas
61 cm x 91 cm 

Jonathan Edwards

Payne’s Grey forms
Acrylic on Canvas Board
45 cm x 61 cm 

Jonathan Edwards

The way to Clarence
Acrylic on board
59,5 cm x 84 cm 

Jonathan Edwards

Green and Yellow
Acrylic on Canvas Board
22,8 cm x 30,3 cm

Jonathan Edwards

Orange Sphere
Acrylic on Canvas Board
22,8 cm x 30,3 cm

Jonathan Edwards

Portal
Cardboard and Paper-mâché
29 cm x 17 cm x 7 cm
 

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Atoll Inspired One
Cardboard and Paper-mâché
14,5 cm x 15,5 cm x 5,5 cm

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Atoll Inspired Two
Cardboard and Paper-mâché
29 cm x 26 cm x 8 cm

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Rocking sphere
Cardboard and Papier-mâché
24 cm x 26 cm x 17,5 cm

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Tubular roots one
Cardboard and Papier-mâché
13 cm x 30 cm x 7 cm

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Tubular roots Two
Cardboard and Papier-mâché
20 cm x 27 cm x 10,5 cm

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Tubular roots three
Cardboard and Papier-mâché
21 cm x 6 cm x 8 cm

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Scale Two
Cardboard and Paper-mâché
60 cm x 62 cm x 20 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 1
Teracotta Clay 3D Print
15.5 x 13.5 x 6 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 3
​Teracotta Clay 3D Print
12 x 15 x 15 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 9
​Teracotta Clay 3D Print
20.5 x 16.5 x 15.5 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 15
​Teracotta Clay 3D Print
21 x 16.5 x 17 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 17
​Teracotta Clay 3D Print
6.5 x 14.5 x 14.5 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 19
​Teracotta Clay 3D Print
6.5 x 14 x 14 cm

Hendrien Horn

Embellished 21
​Teracotta Clay 3D Print
6.5 x 11 x 12.5 cm

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Embellished 23
Terracotta Clay 3 D Print
6.5 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm

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