Inspired by Beauty Art Exhibition now open to view

Our heartfelt appreciation to everyone that joined us at the Opening of the Inspired by Beauty exhibition and Open Studios @ 33 Bright Street on Friday 24th June 2022.

The Inspired by Beauty art exhibition showcases the artwork of 15 participating painting artists:

Anni Angus, Jane Barnes, Daniek Brink, Chris Carstens, Norman Field, Stella Formanek, Sean McCormack,  William Olivier,  Emily Paradis, Janet Pentz, Anneke Potgieter, Elrien Schutte, Bert Touwen, Katy Yang, Diane White

And 7 Sculptural ceramicists from The Potters Place: Magdalena Cloete, Petra Derksen, Saskia Guy, Nicolize Mulder, Gerda Smit, Lorraine Sykes and Evette Kruger

For affordable gift ideas and artworks, we invite you to come and view this exhibition. The Inspired by Beauty art exhibition is open to view until the 19th of August 2022.

A special thank you to Christelle from Bonnivale wines for hosting the informal wine tasting on Friday evening the 24th of June 2022.

A huge thank you to Evette from The Potters Place, Andy from Hobby Spot and Erica from Jumpring_Jewellery_Classes for inviting us into your art studios.

Gallery hours:

Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM and Saturday 9AM – 12:30 PM

For more info: Email: or visit
(+27) 21 851 2520

Bright Street Gallery
33 Bright Street, Somerset West, 7130

Open call to Artists: Inspired by Beauty Group exhibition

How to enter your Artwork:

– Email images of your artwork with Inspired by Beauty as the theme to to reach us before 10th June 2022.
or click the button below and attach your images to the email.


– Bring your artwork with Inspired by Beauty as the theme to Bright Street Gallery, 33 Bright Street, Somerset West, 7130 on Friday 10th June 2022 between 10 am- 1 pm

Selection Day and Exhibition Rules:


Bright Street Gallery offers a range of contemporary artwork, with exhibitions on a range of exciting themes changing every 6-8 weeks throughout the year.  The gallery is unique in Somerset West by offering open selections to artists for each exhibition.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday to Friday 10h00 – 15h45
Saturday 09h00 – 12h30
For more information contact the gallery or visit
(+27) 21 851 2520
33 Bright Street, Somerset West, 7130

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Marion Langton

Watercolour on paper
R7 000

MARION LANGTON awssa fsasa – Born in Paarl South Africa and resides in Hout bay with her Daughter. Her artistic career began in 1984 studying with Len Thomas. Additional studies under Derric van Rensburg, Dale Elliott and Stephanie Watson gave Marion sound technical watercolour knowledge, and further creative workshops have given her an unsaturated desire to create in the medium.

Marion Langton BAGATELLE
Watercolour on paper
R2 500

She has a passion for watercolours and enjoys sharing her unique approach. With her technical abilities, she experiments with the medium creating innovative works which are often started randomly involving design and colour, allowing the paintings to develop into a resolved experience. Her paintings often depict the role that women play in the life of South Africa.

Watercolour on paper
350 x 500mm
R3 500

In 1969 she was made an Associate of the Watercolour Society of South Africa and in 2007 she became a Fellow of the South African Society of Artists. In 2010 was awarded a medal of appreciation for promoting art locally and nationally by the South African National Association of the Visual Arts. Marion enjoys depicting flowers, landscapes and figures. Has participated in many group exhibitions throughout South Africa and has held 4 successful solo exhibitions.

Watercolour on paper
560 x 760mm
R5 500

Her work is represented in private collections in many countries. Through actively taking part in various groups such as the SA Society of Artists, Western Cape Watercolour Group, Somerset West Art Group and the Stellenbosch Art Association, Marion has achieved numerous awards for her watercolours over the years. Marion lectured at the Andrew Owen School of Art & Design and now conducts her own classes, workshops, critiques and demonstrations. Has been teaching adults for 24 years encouraging her students to derive as much pleasure from painting as she does while discovering their individual creativity.

Marion Langton COPPĖLIA Watercolour on paper
680 x 860mm
R7 000

If you are interested in any of the artwork on display, please contact the Gallery for purchase information.

The Winds of Change group exhibition – Latest Paintings by Di White

“In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” – Kahlil Gibran

Acrylic on canvas
500 x 800mm
R7 500

Showcased here are Di White’s latest paintings featured in the Winds of Change group exhibition at Bright Street Gallery.

Acrylic on boxed canvas
500 x 800mm
R6 500
Acrylic on boxed canvas
600 x 900mm
R7 000
Acrylic on boxed canvas
1000x 750mm
R8 500
Diane White SUNSET I
Acrylic on boxed canvas
850 x 600mm
R7 000
Diane White SEASCAPE
Acrylic on boxed canvas
1000x 500mm
R7 900

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