A Place for Bees by Artist Debbie Field – Medium: Oil on Canvas (Oil painting on stretched canvas) | Size: 70cm X 100cm | Unframed
Debbie Field is South African, and a graduate, majoring in Art, of Wits University, Gauteng. She has studied oil painting with Greg Kerr, Ryno Swart and Gill Trappler. Together with Ryno Swart, Gavin Calf and other artists, Debbie was a founder member of “The Artists Co-Operative”, now based in Simonstown.
She has studied ceramics with Wilma Cruise and Barbara Jackson. She ran the children’s ceramic school at Barbara’s studio for several years. Her ceramic work and paIntings have been shown in several group exhibitions in Cape Town and Jhb, with work in private collections both locally and abroad. Most recently, her deep interest in the power of the creative impulse has led to her collaboration with dancer Balu Nivison in the development and facilitation of the “MovingArts” programme, which has been running successfully for the past 11 years.
She is ever aware of the essential need of an artist to keep herself alive with new input and iinspiration (especially as a teacher herself), and to this end attends workshops and programmes offered here and abroad as often as possible. Most recently, she has been working with Gill Aldermann and Mary Visser. In 2014, she started a collaboration with UK artist Emily Ball, and brought Emily to Cape Town to offer workshops here. She has since attended a further Summer School course with Emily at her studio in UK 2015.
- In April 2016, 2017 and 2018, Debbie once again hosted and organized for Emily to be a guest teacher in this Cape Town and Cintsa.
- In 2015, she began to teach art to the students of Indoni Arts Academy in Gugulethu.
- In March 2018, she attended a workshop in UK given by Simon Carter, UK landscape artist.
- In 2018 and 2019, she taught painting workshops for UCT Summer School. Her current work, in oils and wax encaustic is to be seen at Infin Art, Cape Town, The Gallery and RK Contemporary in Riebeek Kasteel. She is a contributor to the Yellowwoods foundation in Cape Town.
She is currently teaching and working from her own studio in Cape Town, and by invitation at various venues throughout the country.
Name of Sponsor/Company: Debbie Field
Cell Number: +27 (82) 358 5377
Contact Person: Debbie Field
Price Guide: R16 000.00