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

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Anneke Potgieter

Artist Bio:

My art is an attempt at capturing the innate beauty of the natural world the flowers, plants, birds, and landscapes that surround me.

Watercolour and charcoal on paper
R6 750

I grew up in the’80s in Cape town, right at the tip of the African continent where the indigenous fynbos abounds. Without any formal training, I’ve been creating art in some form or another my whole life.
Having studied both culinary arts and linguistics, I’ve always had a love for creating something from nothing, be it with food, words, or paint.

Soft pastel on paper

Today I create artworks inspired by Nature in my home studio in Kommetjie. Using primarily soft pastels and watercolours, I try to capture the sense of joy and deep calm that my subjects fill me with.

My art is not a denial of the ugliness and injustices of this world but a celebration of the beauty that exists despite it. This beauty is free to all of us who are willing to see it.

Artwork from Anneke that was displayed in previous Bright Street Gallery exhibitions:

Anneke Potgieter ROSE HEDGE
Soft pastel on Canson paper, framed
R6 000

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Chris Butters

Artist Bio:

Recent paintings in South Africa by Chris are mainly watercolour landscapes. Chris, born in Cape Town, has for many years been resident in Norway and is now in Durbanville. He is an ecological architect, author of many books and articles on environment, energy and sustainable development, and university
course leader. He has lived and worked in countries including France and Bhutan in addition to Scandinavia. He has also translated Buddhist texts from Tibetan and is a keen organic gardener and musician.

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Stephen J Quirke

I seek to reflect our yearning to return to the garden by painting what I see:

Each crag, each tree each boulder – shaped through time

Each creature, each person – created unique

I want to honour the detail in watercolour

I want to show something beautiful – perhaps something important

maybe even the hand of God Creator of heaven and earth

I prefer the vibrant, fresh immediacy of painting from life or on-site – Stephen J Quirke, Artist Statement.

Watercolour on Paper 600 x 800mm, framed
R 12 300

Artist Bio:

Stephen learnt to paint in watercolours in Namibia in the mid-1980s. He has continued to work in watercolour since coming to live in Somerset West in the early 1990s. He paints a broad range of subjects.

Watercolour on Paper 640 x 810mm, framed
R12 300
Stephen J Quirke KOGEL BAAI
Watercolour on Paper 560 X 750mm, framed
R12 300

He has held solo exhibitions here in Somerset West and in Namibia. He is a member of the Western Cape Art Society where he sometimes demonstrates in watercolour and participates in their exhibitions.
Stephen has been doing one watercolour a day since )January 2016. ln 2020 he painted 13 watercolours of scenes in Radloff Park,
from which he compiled a popular 2021 Radloff Park Calendar. These watercolours were presented in an exhibition in March 2021.

Stephen J Quirke HELDERBERG FORM THE WANNABE MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL Watercolour on Paper 750 x 950mm
R18 300

This year he has used his work to create a calendar for 2022 in support of PATCH Helderberg Child Abuse centre which is currently on sale. The work presented in this exhibition a drawn from this body of work. He is married to Aura and lives with her in Somerset West. His three children are in various stages of leaving home. When he is not painting he primes leaders and teams to create and execute strategies.

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Matthew Cooke

I’m tying to capture those moments in our environment that uplift us and cause us to stop for a second.

– Matthew Cooke

Artist Bio:

Pen sketching and watercolour have drawn me into a journey into sketching landscapes, architecture and experiments.

Matthew Cooke
Pen, Ink on paper 590 x 770mm, framed
R13 500
Matthew Cooke
Ink & watercolour on paper
280 x 350mm, Framed
R1 950

Growing up I had a grandfather who painted very classically styled watercolour landscapes and I gave it a go back then. I lost the urge for a long time after. Last year’s lockdown and all the stress that came with it, together with inspiration from my sister who has been painting for a while now, spurred me on to begin this journey that has turned into a bit of an obsession. Working from my own Instagram photos as well as others that I find all over the place online, I have been thoroughly enjoying the combination of loose penwork and watercolour.

Matthew Cooke
Pen & Watercolour on paper 420 x 320mm, framed
R1 950

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