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Juliet Armstrong Retrospective


The Tatham Gallery is paying homage to one of South Africa’s most talented ceramicists in an exhibition of close to seventy works spanning the career of the late artist.

Juliet Armstrong was renowned for her exquisite porcelain sculptures and her unique method to create whiter, purer porcelain. Her abstract works often drew inspiration from nature. Apart from her art she also played an important role in raising the profile of Zulu pottery, and as a professor at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal inspired many young artists.

Juliet drew inspiration from the people she worked with, so it is only fitting that several of the artists and ceramicists she worked with will guide you through the collection. During the exhibition period several artists and ceramicists with whom she with worked closely will be conducting walkabouts at the gallery.

The exhibition opens on Sunday 11 May and runs until Sunday 17 August 2014 at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli (Commercial) Road (opposite City Hall) in Pietermaritzburg.

For more information, contact Kobie Venter at the gallery on 033-392-2819 or 033-392-2812.