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©2019 by ArtGenerationSA.

WORKS
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ACCOLADES:

  • Selected by the Selection Committee to exhibit at the XIIth Florence Biennale at the Spandolini Pavilion, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy from 18 to 27 October 2019.

  • Atmospheric seascapes selected by a jury to be published in Internationale Kunst Heute 2015. Only 127 carefully chosen contemporary artists from 48 countries were selected for this prestige publication, launched at ARTMUC in München in May 2015.

  • Listed in Art in America Annual Guide 2015, the release date of this prestige publication was August 2015.

EXHIBITION HISTORY:

 

  • .1994: Exhibited, as part of a group exhibition, at the Rendezvoux Art Gallery in Hartbeespoort.

  • 2007, Oct:    Exhibited, as part of a group exhibition at Portchie's "Fresh Talent" exhibition at his gallery in Pretoria.

  • 2010, Aug: Invited by "Die Kunshuys", Clanwilliam to be part of a group exhibition for the annual Flower Festival.

  • 2010, Sept: Invited by Anthea Delmotte to exhibit, as part of a group exhibition, at her gallery, Anthea Delmotte Gallery, in Piketberg.

  • 2013, March: Exhibit my art and photography at the KKNK.

  • 2013, May: Exhibited at SASA's (South African Society of Artists) Members 1 Exhibition

  • 2013, Aug: Exhibited at SASA's (South African Society of Artists) Members 2 Exhibition

  • 2013, Oct:  Exhibit at SASA's 107th Annual Exhibition at Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town.

  • 2014, Jan: Exhibited, as part of a group exhibition, at D-Street Gallery in Stellenbosch.

  • 2014, March: I held my first solo exhibition, "Moments" at the national arts festival, KKNK in Oudtshoorn.

  • 2014, May: Seascape, called "Deep" approved to appear, with other works of international artists, on screen at the 2nd floor of the Saatchi Gallery in London.

  • 2014, July: Exhibited 8 Tiny Treasures measuring 20 x 20 cm each, at Art.b Gallery in Bellville as part of a group 

  • exhibition to raise funds for the gallery.

  • 2014, August: Exhibited at the "This is me" exhibition held by Art on Track, Calitzdorp.

  • 2014, Sept: Exhibited at Wittedrift Manor House during the 4th Tulbagh Art Festival.

  • 2015, April: "Land en See" solo exhibition at the KKNK.

  • August 2015: Solo exhibition in Langebaan.

  • Nov-Dec 2015: Exhibited at Trevisan International's "Tiny Treasures" exhibition in Bologna, Italy.

  • April, 2016: Exhibited at the KKNK in Oudtshoorn.

  • May, 2016: Exhibited at the Gauteng Fine Art Fair near Fourways.

  • July 2016: Exhibited at INNIBOS, Nelspruit.

  • Aug 2016: Solo exhibition, "Sensuality" at R-Café in Cape Town.

  • Oct 2016:    Participated in a group exhibition in Jacobsbaai.

  • Dec 2016:    Participated in "Art Elite" group exhibition called "West Coast Art Fair" in Saldanha Bay, Paternoster and Langebaan.

  • April 2017:    Participated in a group exhibition called "A Visual Requiem for Judith Mason", in Tulbagh

  • July 2017: Participated in a group exhibition called "Requiem" at Monéir Gallery in Pringle Bay.

  • July-Aug 2017:    Retrospective solo exhibition of my work over the course of 23 years, in association with the local radio station, "Perron FM 95.1", called "Retrospektief" at Malmesbury Museum.

  • July 2017: Participated in a group exhibition called "7 Works for Peace" at Vredenvlucht Venue, Randfontein.

  • Oct 2017: Participated in a group exhibition called "The Rituals of Marriage - A Dialogue With Christo Coetzee, Christo Coetzee Museum & Galery, Tulbagh.

  • Dec 2017: Participated in a group exhibition called "The Gift of Art" at Mullers Gallery, Longmarket Street, Cape Town.

  • Jan 2018: Participated in a group exhibition called "Our Waterwise Environment" at the Art Square, Langebaan.

  • July 2018: Many Hands Winter Art Exhibition at Pecanwood Estate, Hartbeespoort in die Clubhouse Ballroom.

  • Sept 2018: Freedom in Art Exhibition and Auction at the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town. 

  • Aug-Oct 2018: Part of an exhibition called "Re-Art meets Africa" in Ihlienworth near Hamburg.

  • November 2018: Exhibited at Greyton Art Walk

 BIOGRAPHY

Gretha Helberg is an internationally renowned oil & encaustic wax painter, printmaker and photographer. She has a BA (Art Direction) degree at PU for CHE (North West University)

"I guess I can say I enjoy to create, whether it is an oil painting or an etching, it does not really matter what I am creating, as long as I enjoy what I am doing.  I think it is the whole process of being immersed in my work while creating it, my eyes see something, my heart gets a feeling for the subject and then, the final stage, my hands make the artwork.  Life inspires me - people around me, the beauty of God's creations - I try to capture this all in my art." - Gretha Helberg

"I mainly print limited edition polymer etchings in my home-based printmaking studio and paint atmospheric seascapes and landscapes in oil on canvas."