Competition news

October 2018
A total of 54 top artworks in line to win Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018

A total of 54 top artworks in line to win Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018

A total of 54 artworks will be showcased during the Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition Exhibition at Oliewenhuis Art Museum in Bloemfontein, with the official opening taking place on 18 October 2018.
September 2018
Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018: over 130 quality entries received

Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018: over 130 quality entries received

Now in its third year, the Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018 has attracted just over 130 high quality artworks as entries into this year’s competition.
  Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018: enter from 10 - 16 September

Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018: enter from 10 - 16 September

It is time for Free State artists to “be brave, be bold and enter” the Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition 2018. Now in its third year, this visual arts competition aimed at discovering new and upcoming Free State artists is open for entries from 10 – 16 September at Oliewenhuis Art Museum in Bloemfontein.
Biomedical photographer’s steel sculptures a marvel

Biomedical photographer’s steel sculptures a marvel

The magnificent steel sculptures created by Graham Carter, retinal angiographer by profession, speaks of such talent that it has been included in Phatshoane Henney Attorneys’ permanent art collection. He was also one of the top artists in last year’s Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition, with his works included in the official competition exhibition at Oliewenhuis Art Museum.
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August 2018
State accountant becomes artist to chase her true dream

State accountant becomes artist to chase her true dream

Cecilia Maartens’ spellbinding paintings have for two consecutive years been among the top op entries in the Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition, and her work has also been included in the firm’s permanent art collection. What one would not expect then, is that while she has an astounding artistic ability, she is also highly proficient at crunching numbers. In fact, she worked as state accountant until she decided to give up her day job of 17 years to pursue her artistic ...
July 2018
Architect by day, artist by night

Architect by day, artist by night

Anton Roodt, well known architect from Roodt Architects in Bloemfontein, also has a remarkable talent for artistry, and was recognised as one of the top artists in the 2017 Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition.
June 2018
Phatshoane Henney New Breed Winners Group Exhibition showcases  top emerging Free State artists

Phatshoane Henney New Breed Winners Group Exhibition showcases top emerging Free State artists

The five winners from the 2017 Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition are set to make the Free State art scene come alive this July as they exhibit some of the most compelling visual art from the province.
Art by ballpoint pen captures the imagination

Art by ballpoint pen captures the imagination

Adéle Opperman’s brilliant artwork by ballpoint pen not only secured her position as one of the top artists in the 2017 Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition, but also lead to her work being included in Phatshoane Henney Attorneys’ permanent art collection.
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May 2018
Working with clay is ‘magic,’ says Public Choice Award winner

Working with clay is ‘magic,’ says Public Choice Award winner

Jessica Hansen’s mesmerising ceramic artworks with strong social commentary were the public’s favourite in the 2017 Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition, the result being that the public voted in droves for her to win the Public Choice Award!
April 2018
Merit Award winner’s artistic wizardry brings dry land to life

Merit Award winner’s artistic wizardry brings dry land to life

One would not expect dry land to capture anyone's imagination.  Yet Louis Krüger's thrilling and innovative digital photo montages depicting the vast, dry landscape of the Northern Cape, has won him a Merit Award at the 2017 Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition.
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