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Abundance Series

Abundance Series

Abundance #18 How this series came about It seemed the natural thing to do to carry on painting flowers after my first series. Painting colourful flowers is most definiately a mood altering experience, and who doesn't need a little lift at this point in history. My...

2020 Birthday Giveaway Announcement

2020 Birthday Giveaway Announcement

This year is my third annual birthday giveaway, and instead of the usual procedure of giving away one artwork I've chosen, this time I'm giving away a R1000 (South African Rands) voucher to spend in my online shop (or offline if you're close by enough). There are a...

Stanford Animal Welfare’s Art in the Sun

Stanford Animal Welfare’s Art in the Sun

Stanford Animal Welfare is where both of my fur children come from, so I have a special place in my heart for these amazing people who care for the abused and unwanted animals in our village. First there was Tom Jones, who has been my keen studio assistant since 2017....

Florescence Exhibition opens 30th October 2020

Florescence Exhibition opens 30th October 2020

I'm delighted to have the opportunity to exhibit at Journey in Stanford at the end of October. I have sixteen new works in my Florescence series that are inspired by the abundance and beauty of our Western Cape Spring flower season this year. After everything that...

Su Wolf’s collage workshops

Su Wolf’s collage workshops

The multi-talented Su Wolf has been teaching socially-distanced collage workshops from her home in Stanford. I went along to this week's workshop and had a relaxed and fun afternoon playing with Su's extraordinary smorgasbord of papers and ephemera and keepsakes that...

Massive catch-up spanning the last 10 months

Massive catch-up spanning the last 10 months

A look back at painting in 2019 Last year was a fascinating one. So much was different. I moved from Stanford to Hermanus, and began painting different things. The change was welcome. I expanded my circle of artist friends, experienced new places and was drawn to...

I’m painting landscapes now (and some exciting new workshops)

I’m painting landscapes now (and some exciting new workshops)

Or, how I stopped painting my internal landscape and got excited about the landscapes around me. There are times when change is difficult or uncomfortable, and other times when you welcome it with open arms. This is one of those times. I've spent six or seven years...

The Art Gallery, Hermanus

The Art Gallery, Hermanus

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Hermanus: from the edge

Hermanus: from the edge

Introducing a series of abstract landscapes inspired by sketches made en-plein air on the Cliff Path and at the New Harbour in Hermanus, South Africa. It is an expanding series as I continue to explore and examine the landscape on my doorstep[dss_masonry_gallery...

Blom 1, original artwork by Tracy Algar

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