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Friday, 03 August 2018

Zandvliet Art Exhibition

Montagu Events - Zandvliet Art Exhibition
Be awed by a visual tapestry of delights !

Zandvliet Wine Estate cordially invites you to experience a world of art at the exhibition space at the Kalkveld Lounge. Join us from 30 July 2018 as we showcase the works of artist and jeweller Geta Finlayson, alongside husband / wildlife photographer Peter Finlayson.

Meet Geta and Peter on 3 August 2018 during a cocktail function which pairs our world famous wines and Geta's art in an exclusive locale in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley.

Date: 3 August 2018
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: The Kalkveld Lounge, Zandvliet Wine Estate, Ashton
RSVP by 26 July 2018

Geta studied BA Art at Stellenbosch university specializing in jewellery making and design. Developing ones own style is a challenge but essential, says Geta. "My ideas for jewellery design comes from drawing, mostly from nature. I feel that a design has to have contrast to make it interesting." She uses silver, gold, semi precious stones, wood and abalone shell and comments that the different textures enhance the design and then it has to compliment the wearer. "For me a piece of jewellery is very personal and becomes part of your personal style.

Her paintings were a later development and she found that colour had a strong psychological effect. She uses a lot of blue which has a feeling of serenity and peacefulness. The portraits show aspects of female identity, strong and vulnerable, coming out of different cultures and time to become visible in the present. The abstract paintings are very intuitive and develops as she works, often images appear as if coming out of space.

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