Dr Alison Misselhorn, director of research and strategy at the Lunchbox Fund (third from left), was presented with a cheque for R74 100 by Hilton College teacher Angela Salamon (far left) and pupils, Sam Nicol, Chizembi Sakulanda (Head of school 2017) and Tim Presbury. Photo: Maralyn Atkins
FOSTERING education through nutrition is the ethos underpinning the work of the Lunchbox Fund, a non-profit organisation which provides a daily meal for orphaned and at-risk school children in South Africa, writes Estelle Sinkins.
On Tuesday, November 15, the charity received a sizable boost for its programmes in the country’s township and rural areas when Hilton College pupil, Chizembi Sakulanda, presented Dr Alison Misselhorn, director of research and strategy at the Lunchbox Fund, with a cheque for R74 100.
Hilton College’s donation will provide 28 000 meals to children for an entire year. Continue reading
Ardmore will be exhibiting new work, inspired by African mythology, at the Ebony Art Gallery in Franschhoek from October 22. Photo: Supplied
MISCHIEVOUS, and sometimes malevolent, tokoloshes and tagati, are a part of Zulu mythology.
Now these creatures have been given a physical form by a group of young artists from Ardmore Ceramic Art’s Winter School for an exhibition, titled Tokkies and Tagies, which will be taking place at the Ebony Gallery in Franschhoek, from October 22. Continue reading
This Tiger Rickshaw was made by Betty Betty Ntshingila and painted by Mthulisi Ncube. Photo: Ardmore Ceramic Art
THE monkey is a symbol of wit and humour and shows the fun side of Ardmore Ceramic Art. That quirkiness has been captured in the ‘Celebrating the Year of the Monkey’ exhibition at Charles Greig Jewellers in Hyde Park, Johannesburg, from August 12 to August 29. Continue reading
Somandla Ntshalintshali sculpted this elegant Oryx Vase, which features bold geometric and floral designs painted by his long-time collaborator, Jabu Nene. It is one of the works being exhibited at the William Humphreys Gallery in Kimberley. Photo: Ardmore Ceramic Art
ARDMORE Ceramic Art will be showcasing its colourful work at the ‘In Full Colour’ – David Walters and Friends Exhibition at the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Cullinan Crescent, Kimberley.
The exhibition opens on July 13 and runs until August 12. Continue reading
A Lillian Lovebird urn created for ‘The Great Zambezi’ Exhibition which will take place in London at the Patrick Mavros flagship store from May 18 to 28. This piece was sculpted by Teboho Ndlovu and painted by Siyabonga Mabaso. Photo: Ardmore
FLOCKS of brightly coloured birds and an abundance of wildlife – which includes hippos, elephants, black rhinos, wild dogs, cheetah and lions – can be found around the Zambezi River.
This diversity of fauna and flora has inspired the first collaboration between KwaZulu-Natal-based Ardmore Ceramic Art and the Parisian fashion house, Hermès. Continue reading
Fee Halsted. Photo: Ardmore
FEE Halsted, the founder of Ardmore Ceramic Art in Caversham in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, will be giving a talk to the Midlands Forum at the Howick High School hall at 9.30 am for 10 am on Tuesday, May 3. Continue reading
A model shows off one of the new scarves. Photo: Ardmore/Hermès
LUXURY French brand, Hermès, and Ardmore Ceramic Art, based in Caversham in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, have collaborated to launch a new range of patterned scarves. Continue reading
Head to Ardmore Ceramic Art in the Caversham Valley for some Easter weekend fun. Photo: Supplied
VISIT the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands this Easter weekend and get the chance to make your own Easter Bunny with the help of Ardmore Ceramic Art’s internationally renowned sculptors and painters. Continue reading
THIS year’s Ardmore Ceramic Art Cape Town exhibition, hosted annually at the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel in February, is inspired by the visual wealth of the Kalahari. The exhibition is open from 9 am to 5 pm from Friday, February 19 to Sunday, February 21. Continue reading
If you are in Cape Town, stop by The Luge Gallery, Loop Streep No 109 to take a closer look at the Ardmore Ceramic Art Mercurial Cats Exhibition which runs in the Mother City until October 13. Ardmore is based in Caversham in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands. Find out more at http://www.ardmoreceramics.co.za/