Selection Date Extended!

Submit Artwork for

New Beginnings Group Exhibition before 24 July 2019

How to submit:

  • Bring your artwork, relating to New Beginnings Theme to the Gallery on Wednesday 24 July 2019 between 10h00-12h00 and collect after 14h00
  • Email your submissions to
  • 021 851 2520 or email Bright Street Gallery with any questions

Call for Submissions – New Beginnings Group Exhibition

How to submit your artwork:

  • Email your submissions to before
    17 July 2019
  • Bring your artwork with New Beginning theme to the gallery on 
    17 July 2019 between 10h00-12h00 and collect after 14h00.

Rules of exhibtion and info for artist:

Rules for entry

Entries may consist of work in any medium: oil, watercolour, pastel, acrylic, printmaking, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics or mixed media. There is no restriction on the size of a work.

  • A maximum of three (3) works may be submitted for selection.
  • 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.
  • No images that are taken from the internet, television, film or other public electronic media will be accepted.
  • Reproductions of any other artist’s work will not be accepted.
  • 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.
  • All entries to the exhibition must be for sale. Bright Street Gallery will apply a third commission to all sales (example: if your artist price is R1000, the gallery will add R500 commission as sell your artwork at R1500 as the gallery price.
  • 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.
  • The Bright Street Gallery reserves the right to reject any items it considers unacceptably framed/presented.

Information for artists

  • Selection Day for artworks is Wednesday 17 July 2019. Bring your Artworks to Bright Street Gallery (33 Bright St, Somerset West) from 10h00-12h00 on this day. Work can be collected again after 14h00 on the same day
  • If your work is selected, it needs to be returned to the gallery on Hanging day, 23 August 2019. Hanging fee of R50,00 per painting is payable on this day.
  • The exhibition runs from 30 August – 27 September 2019.
  • The Opening is at 18h30 on Friday 30 August 2019 – Selected artists must please bring a plate of snacks for the opening.
  • After the exhibition, please collect your paintings on 27 September 2019 between 10h00 and 12h00, or arrange an alternative with the gallery.

28-30 June 2019 – Online Art Auction Catalogue

Bright Street Gallery is proud to present the selected artwork to be auctioned on 28-30 June 2019 via our Facebook page Bright Street Gallery – Live Auction.

All copyright is reserved by the Artist.

Artwork to be auctioned on 28-30 June 2019 – Online Art Auction. Please find a detailed description of the work as well as the reserve price in the caption below the photo.



• HOW TO BID: Click on the photo of the artwork and type the amount you would like to bid in the comment section. Bids must be higher than the reserve price. Your bid must be higher than that of the previous bidder by at least R50, to qualify as new bid.

• The Auction starts at 12pm on Friday 28 June 2019 and ends strictly at 12pm on Sunday 30 June 2019.

• If the auction ends and 2 or more bidders have bid the same highest amount within the last few seconds of the auction, we will then go into sudden death. (we will explain the rules at such a time)

• Please place your bids in the comments section below.

• All the best and please feel free to ask if you have any questions. Contact the Gallery on 021 851 2520 or email at

• Price excludes postage. Postage or door-to-door courier can be arranged by the gallery at additional cost.

Please note: Sometimes more than 1 person will bid at the same time, so after placing your bid refresh the page to see that your bid is indeed the highest bid. If you don’t intend to buy the item, Please refrain from taking part in the auction…..Thank You.

NB: Payment strictly within 24 hours after auction ends, please.

Sue Tatham,

Melinda Brummer,

Mornay Viljoen,

Alex Ward,

“Sorius” by Alex Ward, Oil on board, Unframed,

Chimene Tison,

“Vermillion Vineyards” by Chimene Tison, Oil on canvas, Unframed,

Susan Proctor Hume,

Vernon Fourie,

“Sun” by Vernon Fourie, 910 x 1310mm, Oil & Acrylic on Canvas, Unframed

Alyson Guy,

“Canola Fields, Overberg” by Alyson Guy, Oil on canvas, Framed

Mariaan du Plooy,

“Lemon and Blossoms” by Mariaan du Plooy, Acrylic and Oil on canvas, Unframed

Boniface Chickwenhere,

“Giraffe” by Boniface Chikwenhere, Wild Olivewood Sculpture,

Ince Maree

“Sun always shines on TV” by Ince Maree, Oil on canvas, Framed,

Diane White,


Bright Street Gallery is proud to host a Mini Solo Exhibition by acclaimed Artist and Photographer Sue Tatham.

” Seated Female Nude” by Sue Tatham, Ink on Paper, R2700.00

Sue’s favorite genre is contemporary classical realism. Her work is contemporary and versatile, and ranges from formal realism through to expressionism and abstraction at times. 
Women and feminine figures form a central recurrent theme, at times inspired by African and European mythology, natural geometry and her favorite teacher, nature. 

“Seated Male Nude” by Sue Tatham, Charcoal on greyscale paper, R1500.00

The human form is a fascinating and favourite subject for Sue, and for this reason she simply loves figure drawing.  Lively & energetic sketches of the feminine and masculine model are in charcoal and ink. 

“Woman in Mandarin Coat – Purple Chinese Ming Dynasty” by Sue Tatham, Oil on canvas Tondo, R12 075,00

In her paintings Sue uses oils and watercolour to capture her mindful vision of diverse expressions and aspects of women. 

MINDFUL FIGURES, SKETCHES & PORTRAITS Exhibition by Sue Tatham is on till 28 June 2018 at Bright Street Gallery.