Delta & Desert Exhibition Feedback

The National Arts Festival 2013 has come and gone and the good people of Grahamstown are now in the process of recovery!

It was a great festival and though I am in a complete state of exhaustion, I am very happy that everything went off so well. Hundreds of people came through my exhibition Delta & Desert: Journeys into the Wilderness, and I was overwhelmed by the positive feedback and support for my work, and thrilled to have sold as much as I did, given the tough economic climate.

The rhino have definitely benefited from the enthusiastic response I received and I am about to deposit a healthy sum of money into the Chipembere Rhino Foundation, which was raised from the sale of Harry Owen’s poetry anthology, For Rhino in a Shrinking World, as well as from the sale of numerous cards and prints of the illustrations.

So, thank you to everyone who helped to make the exhibition such a success, especially my family and friends who gave me so much support and helped in so many ways. I could never have done this without you.

For those of you who were not able to be there, here are a few photographs of the exhibition:

A view of the water lily wall

A view of the water lily wall

A view of works that were inspired by my trip to Botswana

A view of works that were inspired by my trip to Botswana

A view across the exhibition towards the Richtersveld section

A view across the exhibition towards the Richtersveld section

This view shows the Eastern Cape works

This view shows the Eastern Cape works

The rhino corner, where the rhino anthology, prints and cards were on display

The rhino corner, where the rhino anthology, prints and cards were on display

Sally in attendance at the Delta & Desert Exhibition 2013

Sally in attendance at the Delta & Desert Exhibition 2013

So that’s the festival done, now time to relax and plan where to from here.

In my next post I will be chatting about  my work In Memoriam and the presentation I gave at the LAWS Conference, that was held at Rhodes University during the National Arts Festival. Stay tuned, there’s lots more to come…!

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5 thoughts on “Delta & Desert Exhibition Feedback

  1. Pippa Rees

    Thanks so much for posting the pics Sally so we can see too. Well done! Looks really excellent. I hope you stuck up an abundance of red dots.

    • Hi Pippa,
      Thanks for all your support and enthusiasm! I was really happy with the way it all looked and yes, lots of red dots!!

  2. Rusty Robins

    Hi Sally, your work is inspiring, thanks for the viewing….really would have loved to see it! So pleased it went off so well.Please inbox me your contact tel/cel no for when we come down in Dec xx

    • Hi Rusty,
      I am so looking forward to seeing you again. Will send those details shortly. Glad you’ve enjoyed seeing my work. xx

  3. Congrats Sally. My friend Carole loved meeting you.

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