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Paul Roos Gymnasium and Investec set the bar high for school art exhibitions

Paul Roos Gymnasium and Investec are excited to announce the See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction which will run from 19 to 30 October 2021. The inaugural “See and Be Seen” Art Exhibition and Auction is a fundraising event which forms part of the school’s 155-year celebrations and is especially significant considering the turbulent times we find ourselves in. Funds raised will be in aid of the Sponsor a Paul Rooser initiative, which provides financial relief to disadvantaged families in the Paul Roos school community.

Paul Roos en hoofborg, Investec, kondig met trots die sleutelvennote aan,  ingesluit SMAC Gallery, Strauss & Co Fine Art Auctioneers, Spier Arts Trust, Rupert Museum en Stellenbosch Visio wat gesamentlik daarna strewe om hierdie unieke geleentheid aan te bied om opkomende en gevestigde kunstenaar soos Margaret Courtney-Clarke, Clare Menck, Gavin Rain and Strijdom van der Merwe ten toon te stel.

The See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction, hosted at Paul Roos Gymnasium, includes an art exhibition open to the public from 19 to 30 October (entry to the exhibition is free) and a limited number of tickets will be available for the opening and morning tea on 19 October and cocktail and auction evening on 20 October.

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PRG See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction brought to you by Investec

PRG See and Be Seen Kunsuitstalling en Veiling aangebied deur Investec

Gr. 8s See and Be Seen third term art assignment 

Image credits Charmaine Sander Photography

ART:  Image courtesy of SMAC Gallery, artwork copyright of Margaret Courtney-Clarke

Margaret Courtney-Clarke. Swinging under the Trees. The Haiǁom call this remote and sandy area ǀGom Ais, “place of many manketti trees”. According to their oral history it was once a seasonal refuge with pans and hollow trees as a water source. Mangetti Block, Oshikoto Region 2019. Piezography Print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag Paper.  43 x 63 cm. ED of 6 +2AP.