Trushka Badenhorst,

To see is not necessarily to look, and to laugh is not necessarily to live.

There is really so much, much more …” – Trushka Badenhorst

Artist Bio:

With art at school, I started more than a decade after that with informal art lessons. Stopped for a long time, and started yet again.
Participated in a few group exhibitions in the past but the hunger to be FREE stayed, and in 2017 I started my full-time art career!

As an oil painter I recently stumbled upon charcoal and fell totally in-love with the medium! Also busy experimenting with acrylic, mixed media, recycle art and mosaics.

I’m really a broad-based creative – flexible,’pliable’ to change – redo, reconstruct, restore… The same reason why I mostly create to draw out an emotional response from the onlooker.

If you are interested to purchase any of the artworks on display, please contact the Gallery or click the link below:

Melinda Brummer

ARTIST BIO

I was born in Johannesburg and settled in the Western Cape. I’v been painting professionally since 2016

My work speaks of expression and emotions. I use brushstrokes, pallet knife and Colour contrast to convey my message.

Melinda Brummer IMAGINE
Oil on canvas 300 x 400mm
R2 700

The 4 keywords for me is choices, freedom, satisfaction, humbleness.

The influences of Impressionism and Expressionistic Art is very visible in my work.

I paint portraits, wildlife, flowers, landscapes and sometimes still life too.

Artwork by Melinda displayed in previous Bright Street Gallery exhibitions:

PROTEAS by Melinda Brummer
Oil on canvas
900 x 1500mm
R7 500

If you are interested in any of the Artworks on display please contact the Gallery or click the link below:

Dreams & Dreamscapes group exhibition: Selection Day and Exhibition rules

How to submit your artwork for selection:

Enter online – Email images of your artwork:

  • Email us an image of your artwork with DREAMS & DREAMSCAPES as the theme to brightstreetgallery@gmail.com to reach us no later than Friday 20TH AUGUST 2021. Please remember to include the size, medium and title of your artwork as well as your contact details.
  • There is no entry fee for selection
  • Once selected for exhibition a hanging fee of R 100. 00 per work applies, this is payable on hanging day 27th August 2021.
  • The Opening event will be on Saturday 4th September 2021 @10 am, we kindly request selected artist to bring a plate of eats

– Bring your artwork to the gallery on Selection day 20th August 2021

  • Bring your artwork with DREAMS & DREAMSCAPES as the theme to Bright Street Gallery, 33 Bright Street, Somerset West, 7130 on Friday 20TH AUGUST 2021 between 10h00 and 13h00
  • Your work must be labelled clearly with your name, the title of the work, the medium and your telephone/cell number.  The selection will be completed by a panel appointed by the gallery owner, Di White.
  • Artworks can be collected between 14h00 and 15h00 the same day, or the following week. Upon collection you will be told whether your artwork has been selected.
  • There is no entry fee for selection
  • Once selected for exhibition a hanging fee of R 100. 00 per work applies, this is payable on hanging day 27th August 2021.
  • The Opening event will be on Saturday 4th September 2021 at 10h00, we kindly request selected artist to bring a plate of eats

Rules:

  1. Entries on each of the themes may consist of work in any medium: oil, watercolour, pastel, acrylic, printmaking, drawing, photography, digital, sculpture, ceramics or mixed media. There is no restriction on the size of a work. Artwork need not be framed for the selection, but it must be neatly presented.
  2. maximum of Five (5) works may be submitted for selection.
  3. Entries must be your own original, handmade, unaided work.  You may not submit work done in classes led by an art teacher, regardless of whether the art teacher has given permission.
  4. No images that are copied from the internet, television, film or other public electronic media will be accepted.
  5. Reproductions of any other artist’s work will not be accepted.
  6. You must either own the copyright to any photographic images you work from, or provide written proof that you have the permission of the author of the source material to use it in your work.  Please be aware that Plagiarism is a criminal offence, and that intellectual property is protected. Bear in mind that copyright rules exist for your own protection.
  7. All entries to the exhibition must before sale.  Bright Street Gallery will apply one-third commission to all sales (example: if you price your work at R 1000.00 the gallery will add R500.00 and the gallery price will be R1500.00 )
  8. To facilitate hanging, screw eyes must be fixed 20% of the way from the top of the frame with cord attached and the back of the work must be neat.  Boxed canvasses must be no less than 3 cm deep and the sides must be painted.  Bright Street Gallery reserves the right to reject any items it considers unacceptably framed or presented.
  9. If you need any form of electronic equipment to present or display your art, it must be supplied by you

We look forward to receiving your entries!

Calling all Artists: CHANGING SEASONS: SELECTION DAY AND EXHIBITION RULES

Bright Street Gallery invites all artists to submit their artwork for selection to be featured in CHANGING SEASONS Group exhibition.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK FOR SELECTION:

EMAIL US:

  • Email us an image of your artwork with CHANGING SEASONS as the theme to brightstreetgallery@gmail.com to reach us no later than Friday 21st MAY 2021. Please remember to include the size, medium and title of your artwork as well as your contact details.

Alternatively:

BRING YOUR ARTWORK TO BRIGHT STREET GALLERY ON SELECTION DAY FRIDAY 14TH MAY 2021 BETWEEN 10H00-13H00.

  • Your work must be labelled clearly with your name, the title of the work, the medium and your telephone/cell number.  The selection will be completed by a panel appointed by the gallery owner, Di White.
  • Artworks must be collected between 14h00 and 15h00 the same day when you will be told whether your artwork has been selected.
  • There is no entry fee for selection
  • If selected for exhibition a hanging fee of R 100. 00 per work applies, this is payable on hanging day 28th May 2021
  • Selected artists will be expected to supply a plate of food for the Opening evening on Friday 4th June 2021

Rules:

  1. Entries on each of the themes may consist of work in any medium: oil, watercolour, pastel, acrylic, printmaking, drawing, photography, digital, sculpture, ceramics or mixed media. There is no restriction on the size of a work. Artwork need not be framed for the selection, but it must be neatly presented.
  2. maximum of Five (5) works may be submitted for selection.
  3. Entries must be your own original, handmade, unaided work.  You may not submit work done in classes led by an art teacher, regardless of whether the art teacher has given permission.
  4. No images that are taken from the internet, television, film or other public electronic media will be accepted.
  5. Reproductions of any other artist’s work will not be accepted.
  6. You must either own the copyright to any photographic images you work from, or provide written proof that you have the permission of the author of the source material to use it in your work.  Please be aware that Plagiarism is a criminal offence, and that intellectual property is protected. Bear in mind that copyright rules exist for your own protection.
  7. All entries to the exhibition must before sale.  Bright Street Gallery will apply one-third commission to all sales (example: if you price your work at R 1000.00 the gallery will add R500.00 and the gallery price will be R1500.00 )
  8. To facilitate hanging, screw eyes must be fixed 20% of the way from the top of the frame with cord attached and the back of the work must be neat.  Boxed canvasses must be no less than 3 cm deep and the sides must be painted.  Bright Street Gallery reserves the right to reject any items it considers unacceptably framed or presented.
  9. If you need any form of electronic equipment to present or display your art, it must be supplied by you

ROS KOCH

“The fact that every living thing has its day in the sun… it blooms, it fades… life goes on, regardless.” Ros Koch

“DAILY BREAD” SERIES  

INSPIRATION:   

These works have been inspired by my walk/cycle to my children’s school and back. By choosing to focus on the positives, the beauty in everyday things, as a source of inspiration for my work

I have found being more mindful has been quite healing for me… encouraging me to keep my mind on the many good things in my life – the beauty in the small things – and finding sustenance in them.

The many flowers, trees and other plants. Their beauty but also their fragility. The change in seasons. The fact that every living thing has its day in the sun… it blooms, it fades… life goes on, regardless.

Ros Koch
CHRISTMAS IN MAY
405 x 505mm
Watercolour & pastel on paper
R3 600

If your are interested in purchasing any of the works displayed above, kindly contact the gallery brightstreetgallery@gmail.com