Witness Reporter
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25 May 2022
06:03

Tatham Art Gallery shows KZN Inland Matrics’ creations

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Arts lovers are invited to Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery where they will be showcasing innovative art pieces by young artists.

Arts lovers are invited to Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery where they will be showcasing innovative art pieces by young artists.

Tatham Art Gallery’s annual KZN Inland Matric Art Exhibition opens today at 6 pm and will close on July 24.

This annual exhibition highlights artworks created by pupils who studied art for matric in 2021, at schools in Pietermaritzburg and further inland.

Art students are challenged by different themes prescribed by the school examinations boards, and are encouraged and nurtured by their art teachers to explore different techniques and media.

A press statement from the gallery said this youthful search for innovation makes a visit to the exhibition an exciting experience.

An external selector assists the gallery education staff to select works for this varied and eclectic exhibition.

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Sbonelo’s exhibition of ceramics, Ihubo leNgabadi/Song of the Soil, is also now open at the Tatham Art Gallery and will be on display until June 26.

There will be a panel discussion about Ihubo leNgabadi/Song of the Soil Exhibition at the Tatham Art Gallery on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 am.

Members of the public can attend in person or watch live via Facebook.