Annelise Bowker

Annelise Bowker offers dynamic art classes at the Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria. The four main disciplines namely, drawing, painting, illustration and printing are presented at various levels from beginners, people with a passion for art to advanced students. Tina Skukan Gallery is situated on one of the last remaining smallholdings in Koedoeberg Road in the eastern suburb of Faerie Glen.

Bowker has been lecturing art since 1981 at various tertiary institutions and is since 2005 involved at the University of Pretoria as a Fine Art Education lecturer. She has participated in numerous national exhibitions, held solo exhibitions and has been selected to take part in numerous international Biennials and Triennials. She is a collagraph printmaker and has received special mention and certificates for prints submitted to the Kempton Park Ekurhuleni Fine Arts competition, the Printmaking Bienniale in Poland and the Trienniale Mondiale d’ Estamps Petit format in France and the 2008 7th Kochi International Triennial of prints in Japan.


  • Beginners
  • People with a passion for art
  • Advanced students


Drawing - Graphite , pastels, coloured pencils and charcoal
  • Observation , perspective and structure studies                       
  • Studio and outdoor studies                      
  • Composition and picture plane dynamics                         
  • Illustration - Rendering with Gouache
Printmaking - Linoleum (reduction and monochrome) monoprints , etching techniques, basic collographs
Painting - Oil , watercolour and acrylic
  • Studio and outdoor studies                         
Creativity workshops                          
  • Wax Batik (paper)                        
  • Foiling                          
  • Scraperboard                          
  • Portfolio preparation for prospective students who wish to study further in art                          
  • Development of visual literacy through existing displays on the premises. (Group discussion and assessment)                        
  • Development of conceptual, creative and technical skills


  • Three hour classes: 1 x per week, Tuesdays - Thursdays ; 10:00 - 13:00
  • The four main disciplines namely , drawing , painting , illustration and printing are presented alternately from Tuesdays - Thursdays
  • Three hour classes: 1 x per week, Friday: 10:00 - 13:00
  • More advanced classes
  • Two Saturday mornings a month, 9:30 - 12:30
  • For working people depending on demand
  • For more information or to book a class, contact Annelise Bowker at 082 979 4103 or bowkerart@absamail.co.za


Tina Skukan Gallery
Plot 6 Koedoepoort Road
Faerie Glen

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