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Fragile Fynbos – must see ceramic exhibition

Fragile Fynbos – must see ceramic exhibition

Fragile Fynbos ceramic exhibition
Franschhoek’s annual Art in Clay Festival is currently underway and features an extensive range of work by leading South African ceramicists. Art in Clay runs until 30 November, so now you have one more reason to visit Franschhoek… good food, wine, breath taking scenery and art!

Six exceptional art galleries in and around Franschhoek are taking part, including La Motte Museum which is hosting the Fragile Fynbos exhibition. Each of the invited ceramicists have created a bespoke ceramic set fit for the table, inspired by the Cape flora and fynbos. This stunning collection of ceramics is displayed in the La Motte Maturation cellar to add extra ambiance.

Featured ceramicists are John Bauer, Elsje Burger, Ceramic Matters, Paul de Jongh, Diane Harper, Amelia Jacobs, Hilda Kruger, Catherine Landman, Ineke Nicolle, Jo Pentz, Lisa Ringwood, Janie Siebert, Sue van Rensburg, David Walters and Sarah Walters.

The Fragile Fynbos exhibition will be on show until 28 November 2015 (Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm), so do make a plan to visit and leave enough time to enjoy the beautiful estate and all of its offerings.

Fragile Fynbos ceramic exhibition
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Image credits: La Motte


  1. Marcie

    9 November

    Hello,
    Could you tell me whose work is featured in the main and seventh photos?

    Thank you,
    Marcie.

    • Lana

      9 November

      Hi Marcie,

      Janie Siebert’s ceramics are featured in the 1st image.
      In the 7th image, John Bauer’s ceramics are on the left and Janie Siebert’s on the right.

      Let me know if you would like any other artist info.

      Thanks
      Lana

      • Janie Siebert

        13 November

        Hi Lana, Thanks so much for a great article about this superb setting exhibition! 🙂 Plus to express happy appreciation for choosing the photo of my work as your main header photograph. Excited to see that! 🙂
        http://www.janiesiebert.com

  2. Gail

    12 November

    Some beautiful pieces !! That cellar is a perfect setting for an exhibition and even the lighting is good.

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