Author Archives: ArtRoute01

Nicola West

How did you become involved in Fashion and Design? looking back now I realise my relationship with fashion started when I was about 16. We lived in San Antonio, Texas in the USA. Our family had limited resources and my mother … Read More

Nicholas Coutts

How did you become involved in fashion? I come from a creative family who influenced my interest in art and fashion from an early age. I was lucky to attend Frank Joubert Art Centre during my high school years where … Read More

Deon Redman and Krisjan Rousou

Tell us about what you think are the most exciting trends happening in African fashion now? Much of the more interesting work emerging really has very little to do with trends. Designers across the continent are developing unique identities by … Read More

Exploring art studios around Cape Town

A big part of our roles as art specialists within the tourism industry is to do research on artists, discover new interesting art or design and in the process we get to meet the most amazing artists and designers. We … Read More

ARTISTS’ GUIDE TO CAPE TOWN – WITH UKHONA MLANDU

Interview written by Valeria Geselev What role do you play in the Cape Town arts world? 16 years since making “the art world” my world, I exist in this world here in Cape Town and anywhere else that makes sense … Read More

People behind the art books in Cape Town

Interview with –  Sam Roth Rietnann  from Ebony Gallery A short creative bio about yourself – what lights your creative fire? I have been incredibly lucky after the last few years to, through my work with EBONY/CURATED, come into contact with … Read More

Nick Botting – an epic painting Safari in Cape Town

Its been a great privilege to follow ‘en plein  air’ landscape painter, Nick Botting, on his Cape Town Art Safari over the month of January 2018. Nick has been sketching and painting from life since he was a child.  You … Read More

ARTIST GUIDE TO CAPE TOWN – THANDIWE MSEBENZI

 Interview written by Valeria Geselev What role do you play in the Cape Town arts world? I work as an independent artist from a studio at Greatmore Art Studios. I’m doing mostly photography. Currently my work tackles rape culture and … Read More

ARTIST GUIDE TO CAPE TOWN – CARLYN STRYDOM

ARTISTS’ GUIDE TO CAPE TOWN WITH CARLYN STRYDOM  Interview written by Valeria Geselev   What role do you play in the Cape town art world? Currently, I work as a Curator/Gallery Assistant at Worldart Gallery. My role in this position … Read More

ARTIST GUIDE TO CAPE TOWN – RONALD MUCHATUTA

  Interview written by Valeria Geselev What role do you play in the Cape Town arts world? I am a visual artist in the creative arts world. I see my role as inspiration for those trying to get into the industry, … Read More