Cape Times | Lucinda Jolly:

The last weekend of July premiered Solo Studios, an art event of galleries and artist’s studios in the Riebeek Valley (Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek Wes). The success of the event has put the valley firmly on the art map. The artist and artisans (brewers, winemakers, bakers) of Riebeek got together to jointly produce the first “intimate art encounters”. Everyone was a little afraid that no-one would pitch. As it happened the computer system nearly crashed with all the pre- booking traffic – the only way attendees could attend. A ticket allowed entry to 17 artist studios with the artists in attendance to chat with, drink a glass of wine or lemonade and nibbles… Read more

Image: Claudia Gurwitz, Succulent Soiree (detail), 2012, Oil on Canvas, 100 x 80 cm