Current Artists

Anthony Cawood

Anthony’s work primarily concentrates on painting and explorations in sculptural wall mounted works. He spent two years working in a studio in London where the dedication to the studio work ethic was established.

Roelf Daling

Roelf graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts where he majored in new media arts and has since focussed on art forms using LED lighting, lasers, projection mapping, computer vision and software programming.

Rory Emmett

Rory Emmett completed his BAFA at Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT) in 2014. He majored in painting, and in his final year was awarded the Judy Steinberg Painting Prize.

Maurice Mbikayi

Maurice Mbikayi was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, and today lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. In 2000 he graduated with a BA in Graphic Design (Advertising and Visual Communication), from the Academies des Beaux Arts in Kinshasa.

Kimathi Mafafo

Kimathi Mafafo was born in Kimberley in 1984. From 2002 to 2004 she studied for a Diploma in Fine Arts and in 2007 worked at The Bag Factory in Johannesburg where she gained experience in printmaking.

Richard Mudariki

Richard Mudariki is an award-winning Zimbabwean artist who has exhibited widely in Harare, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Thandiwe Msebenzi

Thandiwe Msebenzi was born in 1991, is an Artist working in the medium of photography. In 2014 she graduated from Michaels School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town.

Thania Peterson

I am addressing ‘identity’ in contemporary South Africa where we have too easily accepted the labels that apartheid and post apartheid have given us.

Jill Trappler

Jill Trappler was born in Benoni in 1957 in the Gauteng Province. She completed her tertiary training with Bill Ainslie at the Johannesburg Art Foundation and completed three years of a Fine Arts degree through UNISA.

Nicola Holgate

Nicola Holgate

Nicola Holgate has recently repatriated to her home country; after living in Botswana for 16 years, choosing to settle in Cape Town. Predominantly a figurative artist with her focus being her community, environment and her own history she is best known for her portraits, of people real or imagined.
 Her current work reflects the many changes of where and how she lives. Embracing this theme, she has begun to explore a wider range of mediums and media to include sculpture and animation while also ranging into a wider subject matter.

Visiting Artists

Katharina Lökenhoff

Katharina Lökenhoff is a German artist based in Essen. Born in 1969 she studied Arts, Philosophy and Pedagogy. Her last exhibition was in the Off Biennale Cairo, Nov. ´18, curated by Simone Njami. Since August 2018 she is on a journey for her artistic research project “Crossing”, travelling to Iceland, Finland, Egypt and Libanon. It is her intention to have an international exchange in interviews with other artists about the issue of overcoming borders as a necessity to enable a sustainable future. Adequate to this topic she is working with a material, which mirrors the theme of crossing thresholds in the phenomenon of the skin as a membrane. www.

Siri Tolander

Siri Tolander is a visiting artist from Stockholm, Sweden, where she has studied art HDK Steneby and The Royal Art Academy. She often works within or in relation to public space. The installations and sculptures represent both a dystopian and utopian view upon her surroundings. Often inspired by crude material, specific sites, and the view upon the city as an organic construction. In Cape Town she will further develop the project Useless Power by exploring and using structures who exist with the purpose of creating and communicating boundaries such as fences, cages, walls, towers and guard booths.

Previous Artists

Greatmore Studios Trust is a registered Trust (IT3597/99) and NPO (054-055-NPO).