Artist to Watch: Aurelie Gourg

Aurelie Gourg is a French painter and designer born in Gabon in 1978. Formerly from the jewellery industry, her works are an artistic translation born of her interests for lavish shapes and the colours of nature. Her early life in Africa and subsequent travels permeate through the art in her observation of exotic aesthetics, whilst.. read more →

Visual Artist Competition, 2014

Please Note The Visual Artist Competition deadline for submissions has been extended until the end of April. Artists between the ages of 17 – 35 are urged to submit a portfolio of their works together with their profile to startfoundation37d@gmail.com The results of the competition will be announced within the first couple of weeks of.. read more →

01 Apr 2014
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Graduation Ceremony for our Peer Educators

Last week Friday, stART held a graduation ceremony for our Peer Educators to mark their achievement. Roula Lostrom and her committee in Australia very generously sponsored a lunch for our peer educator’s at the top-class Rhapsody’s in Lusaka. The peer educators were accompanied by Michele Watkins from Pestalozzi, as well as the three UNZA students.. read more →

Latitude Hotels Group and 37d Gallery

Latitude 15, a boutique hotel currently setting up in Lusaka, recently acquired eight artworks from 37d Gallery’s Ongoing Exhibition. Jake da Motta gives a brief explanation of Latitude Hotels: “The Latitude Hotels group started in 2012 with the opening of Latitude 13 boutique hotel in Lilongwe. The wine bar and restaurant soon earned a reputation.. read more →

Art Scene, Zambia: Stary Mwaba at the National Museum

A major event to watch out for and ideally attend is Stary Mwaba’s upcoming solo exhibition at the National Museum on the 20th of March. Renowned curator Bisi Silva will be in attendance and hopefully, with some luck, Thabisi Phili of Zimbabwe – no small potatoes on the art scene. A must-see. Congratulations Stary. read more →

18 Mar 2014
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‘This Is Not A Toy’ – Roy Jethro Phiri’s Miniatures

Fresh out of school, Roy Jethro Phiri has been referred to stART by Lawrence and Agnes Yombwe of Wayi Wayi Studio, Livingstone. His works have captured the interest of art critic and journalist, Andrew Mulenga, and now stART. Some barely 5 cm tall and all made from found objects and recycled material, Roy’s miniature sculptures.. read more →

11 Mar 2014
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Artist to watch: Laurey Nevers

Laurey Nevers studied art at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. She has lived in Zambia since 1992 and has participated in many local and international exhibitions. She has worked with vunerable children on a variety of projects, predominately mural painting. She combines multi-layered textured paintings with translucent collaged images.. read more →

In Conclusion: The Peer Educator Programme

The following is an extract taken from Vandita Varjangbhay’s report which was presented to the sponsors of the project:  Estelle Trust and the Diplomatic Spouses Association were the main sponsors. Vandita was the mentoring artist as well as administrator of the programme. Through the curriculum developed by art educators, the objective of the program was.. read more →

The Ongoing Exhibition, 2014

2014 will see a more concentrated focus on nurturing emerging and young artists that have exhibited at 37d Gallery. With a selection of some of their best works, 37d Gallery now has an outstanding collection on display. The Ongoing Exhibition will form more of a focal point in this year’s  exhibitions; excellent works by a.. read more →

Young Talent Competition, 2014

The stART Foundation will be holding a Young Talent Competition to seek and select emerging talent in Zambia. Anyone interested is encouraged to send a portfolio of their works to startfoundation37d@gmail.com or to 37d, Middleway, Kabulonga. The use of any medium is allowed, and the deadline is the end of March. The work will be.. read more →