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The latest news from Michalis School of Fine Art.

Technical Officer Sitaara Stodel holds successful solo exhibition at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 10:00

Visitors to the Cape Town Art Fair this weekend (14-17th February 2019) were impressed by Sitaara Stodel’s solo exhibition representing SMITH gallery. This installation comprised a number of collages, video and photographs dealing with the artists ongoing investigation into home, land and identity. The Photo Section and the Michaelis School of Fine Art could not be prouder and celebrate Sitaara’s success.

Jonathan Silverman at Michaelis Gallery
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 12:15

As part of Art Week Cape Town, Michaelis Galleries is hosting a second instalment of Jonathan Silverman's Searching for an Electric Peanut, which will be curated­specifically for the upper gallery exhibition space.

Tierney Fellowship workshops at Michaelis
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 - 22:15

Michaelis School of Fine Art hosted the Tierney Fellowship workshops on 7 and 8 February 2019. The Tierney Fellowship was created in 2003 by the Tierney Family Foundation to encourage promising artists in the arena of photography. The principal objective of the Fellowship is to find the future leaders in photography and to support them in conquering the challenges that an artist faces at the beginning of his or her career.

Photography technician Sitaara Stodel and other alumni Jake Singer and Kyu Sang Lee to feature at Investec Cape Town Art Fair
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 10:30

Stodel, Lee and Singer’s work will appear on a section of the Cape Town Art Fair called Analogue/Digital. According to the organisers the works will be exploring the effects of the digital world on our lived realities and on artistic practice.

Michaelis Graduate Show 2018
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 10:45

View the Michaelis Gradshow 2018 Virtual Tour here

Sethembile Msezane is part of the annual LagosPhoto Festival
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 19:15

Michaelis alumna, Sethimbile Msezane is taking part in the prestigious LagosPhoto. Msezane majored in Photography at Michaelis before going on to complete a MFA at the school in 2017. For more see http://www.lagosphotofestival.com/news/article/lagosphoto-2018---time-has-gone and http://www.lagosphotofestival.com/festival-information/photographers

Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 10:15

Michaelis alumna, Alice Mann recently won the prestigious Taylor Wessing photographic competition. Alice, who specialised in photography while at Michaelis, will be exhibiting her photographs at the National Portrait Gallery in London. 

Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 10:15

Michaelis alumna, Alice Mann recently won the prestigious Taylor Wessing photographic competition. Alice, who specialised in photography while at Michaelis, will be exhibiting her photographs at the National Portrait Gallery in London. 

Berni Searle at Frieze London
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 13:30

Associate Professor Berni Searle featured at Frieze London, October 2018.

Ambrotype workshops and demonstrations at Michaelis
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 12:15

In early September, Janus Boshoff visited us from Johannesburg to share with us his encyclopedic knowledge of alternative photographic processes. 

Michaelis alumni Kirsten Eksteen wins a Merit Award at the Absa L'Atelier Art Awards
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 11:30

Kirsten Eksteen, a Michaelis graduate recently won a Merit Award at the Absa L'Atelier Art awards for her body of work titled "Patterns and Pattern Body". She was also selected as one of the Top 10 Finalists for 2018 for the Absa L'Atelier main award.

Michaelis alumni Kirsten Eksteen wins a Merit Award at the Absa L'Atelier Art Awards
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 11:30

Kirsten Eksteen, a Michaelis graduate recently won a Merit Award at the Absa L'Atelier Art awards for her body of work titled "Patterns and Pattern Body". She was also selected as one of the Top 10 Finalists for 2018 for the Absa L'Atelier main award.

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