Laura du Toit

Pots like Planets

Lovely Laura – that’s what I call her.  No trip to Stellenbosch would be complete without a visit to Laura du Toit.  A stone’s throw from the vineyards and restaurants; the tourists and Uni students, Laura lives quietly and comfortably in her modest home set in a pretty and leafy garden, with her studio attached. …

Reams of Rope

The town of Stellenbosch is synonymous with wine, students and picturesque Cape Dutch architecture.  But there are some quirky, individual businesses nestled in its side streets and one of these is Mia Melange.  In a delightful happy environment, their homeware products are designed and created on the premises.  Made from 100% cotton which is a…

studio in Harrismith

Milkshakes and Toilet Paper

Four years ago, a chance sighting of a painting in a small bric-a-brac shop near the harbour of the tiny fishing hamlet of Kleinmond in the Cape prompted me a year later to drive three hours inland from Durban to Harrismith to knock on the charming front door of the artist, Thelmi Bekker.  Talented, friendly…

Nature on their Doorstep

It appeals to my simple sense of humour that I first met Catherine Brennon at her home in the Underberg and then she moved to the Overberg!  In the scenic surrounds of Himeville at the foot of the Southern Drakensberg in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Catherine ran the Underberg Studio to showcase her ceramics and work by…

Angelika Anastasis

Colour and Vitality

No shy shrinking violet, Durban artist Angelika Anastasis’s exuberance is matched by her canvases – bold, bright and bursting with warmth,colour and vitality.  Describing herself as an artists, writer and seeker, do visit her website https://www.angelikaanastasis.com/ to get more of an insight into her story, inspiration and beliefs. I loved my visit to her spacious…

Helping Rhinos

Supporting Helping Rhinos

Fillingdon Fine Art is delighted to announce its support for Helping Rhinos https://www.helpingrhinos.org/ – an international charity aiding rhino conservation in Africa.  A worthy cause making a difference across the region, the charity has its next fundraising event in London on Thursday 2nd April – a talk entitled “Creating a Rhino Stronghold” with keynote contributions…

announcing a sale

SALE!

To make way for new work, we are having our first-ever, one-off sale!  Open now for online enquiries only and with 30% off for a limited period, this is your chance to purchase beautiful, quality original paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery and craft at very affordable prices.  Obviously and sadly the gallery is temporarily closed, but…

Sue Maclaurin

Big voyage for a little ele

Two years ago a customer purchased from us a beautiful oil painting by Mary-Jane Alexander and one of Sue Maclaurin’s cute bronze baby elephants.  On the move she asked me to keep them until she stopped travelling.  Last September she contacted me to say she was residing in Adamstown on the Pitcairn Islands and could…