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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
Isabel Mertz is a visual artist and object maker born in 1987. She currently works and lives in Cape Town, South Africa. She holds a Masters in visual arts (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch and a Bachelors degree of arts from the University of Pretoria. In 2011 she received the Gerard Sekoto award, and a merit prize at the annual Absa L'Atelier Art competition. She has participated in numerous group shows in South Africa and recently exhibited in England, Paris and Amsterdam. Her visual research focusses on investigating the complexities associated with the notion of home and the temporal qualities of place. By examining various human and non-human architectures, inherited objects and archival maps her work aims to poetically challenge and subvert patriarchal hierarchies.
Born in December 1985 in France. It was at the age of eighteen that the paintbrush became the extension of my hand. Painting has taught me to observe humans and to transcribe it in its intimacy on canvas.
Hans Eriksson Tilpo
Born 1960 in Sweden. He graduated from The Royal Academy of Art in Stockholm. Mainly working with painting, installations and objects. His work can be found at Modern Museum of Sweden and lot of other museums in Sweden, and in several private collections in Sweden and abroad.
Greatmore Studios Trust is a registered Trust (IT3597/99) and NPO (054-055-NPO).