ARTGO: SNS Call for entries, Black is Blue, One day at a time

ARTGO: SNS Call for entries, Black is Blue, One day at a time
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The Art of Innovation - Call for entries for the 2021 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition
Entries are now officially open for the annual Sasol New Signatures Art Competition 2021. Being the longest-running competition of its kind in South Africa, Sasol New Signatures has become a platform for unknown artists to break into the mainstream art stage. Sasol has sponsored this important art competition for over 30 years and has launched the careers of many household names in art currently working in South Africa and globally. HERE
Hermanus FynArts 2021
During this extended period of limited travel, FynArts brings the arts of the world home to you from 10 - 20 June 2021.  Engage with the arts and culture of Russia (10/11), Japan (12/13), India (14/15) and, of course, South Africa (16 - 20) through a full programme that includes, apart from the two FynArts stalwarts, the Strauss&Co Series of talks and presentations and Bouchard Finlayson art award and exhibition, performances, workshops, demonstrations, book readings, films, food and drink and armchair travel. HERE
2020 Lockdown Art Quilts - An exhibition of quilts by members of the Oranje Quilters' Guild at Oliewenhuis Art Museum
Quilt art, sometimes known as art quilting, is an art form that uses both modern and traditional quilting techniques to create art objects. Practitioners of quilt art create it based on their experiences, imagery and ideas, rather than traditional patterns. HERE
Rejuvenate your soul with this week's colourful art shows
Association of Arts Pretoria - Self-Portraits in Silverpoint - Dylan Graham solo exhibition
His main medium is oil on canvas or wood, focused on self-portraiture with silverpoint as a medium for this exhibition at the Association of Arts Pretoria. Silverpoint is an age-old drawing method that was predominantly used in the Renaissance before the graphite pencil. Simply put, silverpoint is using a piece of silver as a drawing medium. Drawing surfaces need to be prepared with a specific ground or gesso for the silver to adhere to the surface of the paper./ 28 May - 12 June HERE
Berman Contemporary JHB - Lines Of Evidence - Ingrid Bolton solo exhibition
- Curated by Els van Mouri / 'The materials I focus on for this exhibition are materials that I have worked with. Copper, magnetite, vermiculite, coal, calcium carbonate and porcelain intersect through my work and have been used separately in the past but here they come together, finding a place alongside each other./ 29 May - 11 July HERE
The Bag Factory JHB - A navigation guide to Kwanqingetshe
A solo exhibition by Phumulani Ntuli, Curated by Ruzy Rusike / In an intimate exploration of the journey from boyhood into manhood, Phumulani is influenced by the idea of reflection, in an analysis of not only the self, but how we come to define ourselves through our personal and collective stories./ 29 May - 23 June HERE
Everard Read JHB - Superstructure - solo presentation of work by Michael MacGarry
The multi-media exhibition features sculpture, installation and two-dimensional work focused on conjecture as to possible futures, the dynamics of natural resource extraction, registers of human infrastructural development and the attendant climate crisis coupled with critical engagements with the ontology of art making itself. / 3 June - 3 July. HERE
Nel Art Gallery CT - Black is Blue - Oupa Sibeko's Performance Installation 
Oupa Sibeko is an interdisciplinary performance artist whose work moves between performance installation, photography, film and community-based activism. Oupa's playful, often humorous and at times satirical approach deals with the matter and politics of the body as a contested site of labour, and as an object that assimilates the spirit of the moment and adapts to its environment. / Opening 03 June. HERE
Spin Street Gallery CT - One day at a time - 366 works by Neeske Alexander
One day at a time' is a collection of 366 artworks created by Neeske Alexander - one for every day of 2020. This visual journey showcases the raw process of style and skill development that results from continued observational drawing and experimental mark making. / 03 - 12 June. HERE
Rust en Vrede Gallery CT - Give Me Space - Craig Cameron-Mackintosh, 2019
Portrait Award Winner Solo Exhibition / Not a Portrait - Group Exhibition featuring work by the 2019 Portrait Award Top 40 Finalists / Discarded – Tarien Engelbrecht 2019 Portrait Award Gallery Selected Artist – Solo Exhibition / All 3 exhibitions open 25 May - 25 June HERE
Eclectica Contemporary CT - Odyssey - Group exhibition - A showcase of North
African artists. Ibrahim Khatab, Hussain Salim, Mimouni El Houssaine, Kamal Al-Feki, Mohamed Rabie - The title Odyssey refers to a long and adventurous pilgrimage home after war, as the ancient Homeric Poem narrates./ Ongoing show for June/July HERE
NWU Gallery - 2 Online exhibitions - Pim Pam Pum - Helena Uambembe solo exhibition / The Fourth Industrial Revolution - International Museum Day - The time is now to rethink our relationship with the communities we serve, to experiment with new and hybrid models of cultural fruition and to strongly reaffirm the essential value of museums for the construction of a just and sustainable future. / Until 15 June. HERE
Cape Palette Art Gallery George - Group exhibition
Until 30 May HERE
The Rupert Museum CT - The dining room of Irma Stern 
The installation recreates the dining room from the artist's home, The Firs, with original furniture pieces, objects, artefacts and artworks sourced from the collections of the Irma Stern Museum, Irma Stern Trust and Rupert Art Foundation./ Until 22 August HERE
Cape Gallery CT - Re-cogniton - A Group Exhbition
Re-cognition brings together conversational pieces that stimulate familiar memories of people we have met, and people we know well. It aims to identify the individual within communities, both urban and rural, and examine the various ways we express our identities, be it national identity, cultural identity, regional identity, or personal identity. How do we seek to be recognised? / Until 28 May HERE
131 A Gallery CT - Against A Narrow Heart - Christiaan Conradie solo exhibition
Until 08 June HERE

ARTGO Call For Entries

Portrait Award 2021 - Call for entries HERE
Portrait Workshops Hosted by Dennis Woest. Dates: May 28-30, Rust-En-Vrede Gallery Durbanville.
The Endangered Wildlife Trust Contemporary 21
Local artists are invited to submit works that speak to the EWT's vision of a healthy planet and an equitable world that values and sustains the diversity of all life for an exhibition entitled The EWT Contemporary 21. The exhibition will be held at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in Illovo, Johannesburg, from Saturday 4 September – Sunday 12 September 2021. HERE
Discovering New Breed Art 
The New Breed Art Competition invites new and emerging Free State-based artists to enter and take a step towards being discovered as a new breed of artist. Competition entries for the 2021 New Breed Art Competition opens on 13 September 2021 and closes on 19 September 2021. HERE
35th Edition of Absa L'Atelier challenges young African artists to 'Act their Art'
Proudly African bank Absa, in partnership with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA), officially opened applications for the 2021 Absa L'Atelier art competition and invite young artists from across the continent to enter. HERE
SA Auction / Action
Strauss & Co
Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, and Wine
8:00am Monday, 31 May 2021 → 8:00pm Monday, 7 Jun 2021
Stephan Welz & Co.
Cape Town | Three Day Premium Auction
| June 2021, Jewellery, Decorative Arts, Wine, Collectable Car, Clocks, Pocket & Wristwatches 9th June 2021 from 10am Claremont, Cape Town
5th Avenue Auctioneers
May 30, 2021 10:00 AM SAST
South African & International Art | Collectibles
Lot 331 Irma Stern (SA 1894 - 1966) Ink, Seated Zanzibar Women, Signed & Dated 1963, 45 x 33 , Estimate: ZAR 40,000 - ZAR 60,000
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