Algemene Nuus / General News

See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction

Thank You / Dankie – Seen and be Seen

Background / Agtergrond

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.

BidPro Online Auction – open until 30 October 2021

A selection of 127 artworks are available on the BidPro online platform until 13:00 on 30 October.

Katalogus/Catalogue – See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction

Now available for viewing online – enjoy this showcase of exciting emerging and successful established artists. Online bidding is also open on the Bidpro platform – see details in the catalogue. Click on the link below.

https://paulroos.co.za/downloads/SEE-AND-BE-SEEN_MR.pdf

Nou beskikbaar om aanlyn te besigtig- geniet hierdie tentoonstelling van opkomende en gevestigde kunstenaars. Aanlyn bie is nou ook oop op die BidPro platform – sien details in die katalogus. Klik op die bostaande skakel.

The Programme

  1. Exhibition at Paul Roos Gymnasium: Tues, 19 – Sat, 30 Oct
    Hours: Weekdays: 10:00 – 14:30 and Weekends: 10:00 – 13:00
    Open to the public – Free entry.
  1. See you at Tea – In conversation with Deon Meyer
    Opening at Paul Roos Gymnasium: Tues, 19 Oct – 10:00 – 12:00
    R250 per ticket incl. teatime treats and Spier MCC.
    Book now: https://mpaid.us/5y6DV
    Tickets sales closes on 15 October at 17:00 
  1. See you Later – Sundowners & Auction at Paul Roos Gymnasium. Art investing and collecting by Frank Kilbourn.
    Wed, 20 Oct – 17:30 – 19:30
    R250 per ticket incl. appetizers and Spier wine.
    Book now: https://mpaid.us/LsbET
    Tickets sales closes on 15 October at 17:00 

  1. Outreach Project / Interactive Art WorkshopsIn the spirit of community engagement, talented Paul Roos schoolboys will engage in a collaborative portrait exchange with other local schools during the month of September.  This interactive art experience in partnership with the Rupert Museum includes 34 grade 8 -11 art students from Paul Roos Gymnasium, Calling Academy, Lückhoff High School, Rhenish Girls’ High School, Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof and Stellenbosch Hoërskool.The programme includes:Rupert Museum guided tour, 18 September 2021.

“See and Be Seen” artworks

Creative arts workshops facilitated by Lara Nieuwenhuis on Tuesday 28 September & Wednesday 29 September 2021. Lara Kruger has experience working with teenagers and in community development programmes, now lectures art design at CPUT.Interested bidders can view the artworks at the See and Be Seen Art Exhibition.

“See and Be Seen” art exhibition – Outreach programme

Participating artists / art donors

The exhibition is a mix of professional artists (to add that much needed excellence and inspiration to our youth), emerging artists, those with an artistic flair and young talent.

Click on the links provided to view official artist’ pages. A catalogue detailing all art work will be available prior to the exhibition.

Anita Folscher Lize Jonck
Anita Lamberti-Fuchs Louis Chanu
Anna Davel Lukas Stander (MOK Gallery)
Ashley Walters Margaret Courtney-Clarke
Carolus Heydenrych (Albertus Heydenrych, old boy) Marié Stander
Ceramic Matters Marika Bell
Clare Menck (MOK Gallery) Marinda du Toit
Coenraad Torlage Maritza Breitenbach
Conrad Bo Marlene von Dürckheim
Coral Fourie Marzé Botha
Deon Pienaar Natie Engelbrecht
Desiré Crowther Melissa Dietstein
Dylan Lewis Michelle-Lize van Wyk
Ebony/Curated Neelan Naidoo (MOK Gallery)
Erna Groenewald Neil le Roux
Ernst van der Wal Nienke van der Meulen
Evelyn Rust Patrick Bongoy
France Beyers Paula du Bois
Franci de Jager Portchie
Frank Kilbourn Rentia Retief (MOK Gallery)
Gavin Rain Roelof Rossouw (MOK Gallery)
Gerhard Swart Ronald Muchatuta
Gerhard van Eck Ros Koch
Gloudine Kriel Seth Shezi
Hannalie Taute Shany van den Berg
Helét Withers Spier Arts Trust
Hennie Meyer (MOK Gallery) Strijdom van der Merwe
Jaco Kruger Sunita Hansen
Jan Blohm Taléta Willer & Son
Jan-Hendrik Opperman Teresa Decinti
Janita Storm Thomas Moss
Lani Venter Theo Vorster
Linda Robin Wolf Varenka Paschke
Lindsay Petersen Vernon Swart (Matric, 1977)
Lize Beekman 

Paul Roos Gymnasium Gr. 8 Class of 2021 – selected worksScholar Artworks

  • Outreach Project with Calling Academy (10), Lückhoff High School (5), Rhenish Girls’ High School (4), Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof (1), Stellenbosch Hoërskool (2), Paul Roos Gymnasium (8) in partnership with the Rupert Museum and Lara Kruger (facilitator).

Thank you to our valued partners

Brought to you by Investec

Supporting

Artists – see complete list of participating artists

Sponsors of artists’ prizes

Contact:  Karien Winter by kwinter@paulroos.co.za

Press Releases / Background Information

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

Persverklaring 1_PRG See and Be Seen Kunsuitstalling en Veiling aangebied deur Investec

Press Release 1_PRG See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction brought to you by Investec

Persverklaring 2_PRG See and Be Seen Kunsuitstalling en Veiling aangebied deur Investec

Press Release 2_PRG See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction brought to you by Investec

Press Release 3 _ Heritage Month _ See and Be Seen _ Guided Museum Tour _ 21 September 2021_F

Persverklaring 3 _ Erfenismaand _ See and Be Seen _ Uitreikprogram _ 21 September 2021 _ F

Press release 4_See and Be Seen Art Exhibition and Auction_Guest Speakers

Persverklaring 4_See and Be Seen Kunsveiling en Uitstalling_Gassprekers

Press Release 5_See and Be Seen _ See You At Tea _ 19 October 2021 _ Final_

Persverklaring 5 _ See and Be Seen _ Kunsuitstalling Opening _ See you at tea _ 19 Oktober 2021 _ Finaal