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The latest news from Michalis School of Fine Art.

Michaelis 2017 Graduate Exhibition
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:45

The Director of the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, alongside its staff and graduating students, invites you to attend the 2017 Graduate Exhibition: A celebratory event that seeks to showcase the art, research and work of these aspiring creatives, artists and cultural workers. The exhibition, curated from the final body of works made this year, is an opportunity for the university’s space to be opened up and for students to share this part of their artistic careers with the public.

Tierney Joint Critique Sessions
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:15

TIERNEY FELLOWSHIP MEET AT MARKET PHOTO WORKSHOP IN JOHANNESBURG

On 19 and 20 October 2017/18 Tierney Fellow from Michaelis and alumnus, CJ Chandler attended the Tierney Fellowship workshops in Johannesburg at the Market Photo Workshops (MPW) with his mentor, where CJ (UCT) Akona Kenqu (Wits) and Tshepiso Mazibuko (MPW) presented their work. 

Kyu Sang Lee wins a Celeste Prize
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:00

Michaelis alumnus, Kyu Sang Lee has won the Celeste Prize for Photography & Digital Graphics for his work 'The Festival of Insignificance’. This is a great achievement as Kyu's work was selected from more than eighteen hundred applications across the globe. With an a committee of jurors composed of curators and writers working actively and independently across Europe and South America, Kyu was selected initially for the shortlist in the category of Photography and Digital Media, the category he eventually won.  

Third Year Photography Field Trip
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 13:45

The 3rd year photography class went on their annual field trip recently. We went a bit closer to home this year and caught the train to Simonstown, where students were collected by staff and taken to our accommodation above Boulders. 

Lauren Theunissen has her solo exhibition at Luni Gallery
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 13:30

Lauren Theunissen teaches part time in the photo section and is an alumni from Michaelis. Her solo exhibition, East City Cape Town, opens on Thursday, 5 October 2017  from 18h00-22h00 at Luni Gallery in Salt River, Cape Town. The exhibition runs from the 5 October 2017 until the 13 November 2017. Venue is Luni Gallery, 37A Durham Street, Salt River, Cape Town. See more at www.luni.co.za

Nobukho Nqaba is taking part on Getxo Photo in Spain
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 15:45

Alumni, Nobukho Nqaba is taking part on Getxo Photo in Spain. This photo festival, now in its tenth anniversary, is curated by Bilbao-born Monica Allende.

Mikhael Subotsky will be holding an exhibition of his work Yellow Bile
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 09:45

Michaelis alumni, Mikhael Subotsky will be holding an exhibition of his work at the Maitland Institute from 14 September to 31 October.

He will be performing with The Brother Moves On between 17.30 and 21.30 on the evening of the 14th September.

Artist Duo Wins 2015 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:00

Michaelis School of Fine Art alumni Mikhael Subotzky and British artist Patrick Waterhouse won the prestigious Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

Michaelis Graduate Exhibition 24 Feb – 06 Mar 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 14:45

The Michaelis Graduate exhibition will now take place from 24 February - 06 March 2017. 

Nobuko Nqaba recently had a solo exhibition with Art Meets Camera
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 10:45

Nobuko Nqaba recently had a solo exhibition with Art Meets Camera which is on show at the AKAA contemporary art and design fair in Paris, France.

Penny Siopis receives Arts and Culture Trust lifetime achiever award
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:45

Penny Siopis receives Arts and Culture Trust lifetime achiever award for Visual Art. A Sophiatown theme and exceptional entertainment set the tone at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel last night, when ACT named their Award winners.

Submission of Portfolios deadline has been extended
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:45

Due to the Hiddingh Shutdown and student protests the portfolios deadline has been extended till 30 October 2016. 
Prospective students may drop their portfolios off at the UCT admissions office on middle campus in Rondebosch.

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