Art for Cancer 2015

“A piece of art is never a finished work. It answers a question which has been asked, and asks a new question.”


We are pleased to publish the 2016 catalogue for our Art for Cancer exhibition and Celebration lunch. These generous art donations, from some of the best artists in South Africa are in aid of People Living with Cancer (PLWC). The proceeds of this event will be invested in the support services that we offer to newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families as well as out 24 hour helpline, managed by Oncology professionals.

The 2016 collection of Art for Cancer was curated by Marietjie Koekemoer, passionate art collector, cook , ‘secret’ writer but mostly dear friend and tireless supporter of People Living with Cancer

Dates of public viewing: Sunday, 30 October 2016* 11am - 3pm
Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West
A limited number of tickets are available at just R660 each
Contact: Unathi Kapa - 021 565 0039 or

Artists & Artwork

R4 600Value

Anet Booyens


The process of creating her art begins without a clear vision of what the ultimate product will be. She usually creates multiple pieces at once; pausing to allow the symbolic message behind each of the works to emerge spontaneously, ultimately guiding the piece to completion. Therefore, every piece is unique in both personal message and symbolic truth...

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R9 000Value

Brahm van Zyl

Oppad na Tienie buite Calitzdorp

He is known as a landscape painter, using the genre as an exploration of the transient nature of the South African Karoo and so-called dry landscapes - often depicting the impermanence of man-made structures within them...

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R9 500Value

Cathy Layzell

Sea and Sky

Cathy paints in a languid, liquid manner creating wistfully abstracted canvases that vibrate with a soft dreamy light. Working mainly in oil on canvas, Cathy’s work has been described as ... ‘gentle, and with insight and a controlled sensitivity reminiscent of the beautiful quiet of Morandi’...

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R4 000Value

Chloe Obermeyer

'Rootling Reaching', 2016

Her graduate body of work culminated in a collaboration with The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, where she held the exhibition ‘Ichthyotale: a Tailpiece’ during 2015’s Grahamstown Arts Festival...

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R24 000Value

Clare Menck

"Voortrekker Garage with Adjacent House, Piketberg", 2010

Menck’s art is critically engaged with the materials of its own making. It is a meditative art. It engages with reality at some distance, either through the mediation of some form of image or through overtly constructed performance in the studio...

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R12 000Value

Corlie de Kock


Her work focuses on art as a visual language- a form of communication. The process and action of creating art plays an integral part in the meaning of her works...

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R16 000Value

Derric van Rensburg


His work is represented by selected galleries throughout South Africa and many of his paintings hang in homes and in major companies in Australia, England, Switzerland, Portugal and Germany...

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R4 200Value

Hennie Meyer

Ceramic Portrait

His work is neither commercial nor mass-produced. Every single piece is individually formed and shaped, then repeatedly glazed and fired. Hennie’s work is exhibited in South Africa, Europe, the UK and Asia...

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R25 000Value

Jan Vermeiren

Two Figures

His work is now considered a vivid element of the post-world-war South African art scene, generating a European view to traditional South-African culture. Jan is also an illustrator of children's books and periodicals...

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R8 000Value

Juria le Roux

Die Vertelling

Her portrait, 'Joey Mashiya – Local Hero' was selected for the Sanlam Portrait Award "TOP 40" collection, 2015 and exhibited countrywide...

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R12 500Value

Kevin Hector

Purple Irises

Kevin Hector is a versatile artist working mainly in oils and acrylics and his work is recognised as impressionistic. He paints a wide variety of subject matter including South African landscapes, seascapes, wild life, portraits and occasionally still life...

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R20 000Value

Koos Bronkhorst


His work can be described as Classical impressionistic and is mostly sold directly from his studio. Koos is not only an accomplished artist but a well-known personality in the music world as well...

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R3 000Value

Lee Molenaar

Study for 'the Unbearable whiteness of being' series

Born on the 22nd of May 1979, self-taught South African artist Lee Molenaar spent most of his childhood surrounded by nature. The imposing mountains, Atlantic and Indian oceans, cosy wineland valleys and the vast silent stretches of the Karoo all had a lasting effect on the way Lee approaches a subject.

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R8 000Value

Prof Leonie Scholtz

Into the Light

She specializes in portraits and landscape photography, but Leonie also likes wildlife photography; predominantly in black and white. This is probably because of the many hours she spent in the African bush as a child...

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R10 000Value

Lize Beekman

Carpe Diem

Lize Beekman is acknowledged as one of South Africa’s leading singersongwriters. Over time, as Lize’s story and journey became known, it has grown into an inspiration for thousands of people and each one of her artworks a symbol and reminder of hope...

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R12 000Value

Louis Jansen van Vuuren

Wit peonies/balrose in blompot

Louis has participated in numerous exhibitions in South Africa and around the world. He lives with his partner, Hardy Olivier at their chateau in the French countryside...

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R20 000Value

Lute Vink


Lute's work is well accepted everywhere. His paintings hang in collections worldwide and he has been credited and published in numerous magazines and publications. Although he is known for his excellent wildlife (elephant, lion, rhino, kudu, leopard, giraffe etc) Lute also does fine art paintings which include still lives, figures and farm scenes...

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R25 000Value

Marie Stander

Bolletjies hare

Marie Stander is a portrait and figurative artist. Her work mostly portrays people who cross her path - people she got to know, love and care for and whose stories fascinate her. Although Marie mostly portrays her sitters in a typical "warts and all" style, she always has great empathy for them. As an art lecturer, she has mastered various mediums over the years but personally prefers to express herself with charcoal...

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R3 800Value

Maureen Visagie


Maureen is a South African ceramic artist, based in Cape Town. Her main focus is her figurines inspired by stories; fairy tales, religious and mythical themes to create work with a South African flavour and a quirky twist...

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Muller Ballot

Maggie Loubser: A Window on Always Light

Muller Ballot is an art historian, art consultant and author. In his spare time he builds ceramic works by hand and has exhibited these since 2006...

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R10 000Value

Pat van der Merwe

Orange Pickers

She works in oils, acrylic, and pastels. Largely self-taught, Pat has developed her own simplicity of style...

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R5 000Value

Quincy Mbuso Hlongwa

Education is the Key

Mbuso Quincy Hlongwa was born in Chesterville Kwazulu-Natal in 1977. He started practising art at the age of 9 with his mother as his main source of inspiration. He completed his Grade 12 at Khombindlela High in 1998. Since then he has been working as a full time artist. He specialises in portraits and landscapes, while he also undertakes mural projects on commission...

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R8 500Value

Roelof Rossouw

Cottage and Dam, Warwick Wine Estate 28x35cm

Roelof finds inspiration for his paintings in everyday situations. The subject matter doesn't have to be grand or idyllic, quite the opposite, he observes the abstract shapes and exciting contrasts created by the sunlit and shadow areas of buildings, an old factory, a boat yard, a crowded street, farm-lands, etc..

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R3 600Value

Ronel Bakker

Women in Plates

From a raw earthy medium Ronel Bakker nurtures beautiful natural ceramic pieces with a focus on women as her overriding subject. The similarities between the strength, adaptability and beauty of women and of clay are symbiotic...

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R15 000Value

Ruan Huisamen


“A standard component of my work consists of exploring accepted perennial paradigms within the cultural psyche. I was never aware of any other option but to question everything.”

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R38 000Value

Shany van den Berg

...haar gesig...

Her art works are a monologue from within her life as a woman, mother and an artist. Renowned for her technical acumen, subtle symbolism and agility in slipping between figuration and abstraction, her narratives sometimes are a calm reflective meditation, other times obsessive...

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R30 000Value

Susan Proctor Hume


"Until now relatively unknown, self-taught Cape Town artist Susan Proctor Hume has been invited by the Louvre gallery in Paris to show her work at the "new artists of the world to watch" exhibition...

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R4 000Value

Theo Paul Vorster

This is not a Peony

The Lino block is cut and printed by hand on 285g Fabriano paper. All prints are if needed individually colored by Theo with acrylic ink. When an edition has been completed the lino block is finished in oil paint and sold. This makes the prints more exclusive as the artist cannot reprint a second edition...

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R4 000Value

Titia Ballot

Veritas: Huguenot Matrix

Titia Ballot is predominantly known for her etchings, but also works in pastel, screen printing and lithography. She regularly participates in group exhibitions here and abroad...

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R10 000Value

Ulrich Binedell


As a child Coral lived in close contact with the Batswana, Bakgalagadi and the San of the Kalahari and was fascinated by the peoples of Africa and the variety of cultures.

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R42 000Value

Willie Bester

The Missing One

His art works are a combinations of found objects which he gathers from the very townships he depicts. Willie sees rubbish dumps as symbols of the community in which he lives. Just as people often regard those living in the townships as rejects of society, his works in themselves symbolises the falseness of that perception...

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R6 000Value

Willie Steyn

Rose Street

Works from his studio, where he mostly concentrates on figurative work and cityscapes, with oil being his medium of choice. He loves its texture, versatility, and how it allows one to dare, explore and fix mistakes. Capturing human emotions, day-to-day activities, and the city he lives in, is what he enjoys painting most.

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R3 500Value

Yvette Molenaar Beneke

Fair Well

“I have always loved art and have been drawing and painting since I was a child. I mainly work in oils with a palette knife. I love thick impasto work. I take my inspiration from nature. I enjoy vibrant colours and to express myself through them.”

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R3 800Value

Zahn Rust


She has been doing floristry work since 2009, and this inspired her to study flowers visually, as seen in many recent works...

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