Monday, 16 December 2013

Christmas Greetings

Dear Friends of the Keiskamma Trust
At the end of a week of mourning the loss of Nelson Mandela, we have also rededicated ourselves to carrying on his vision of equality, freedom and forgiveness in all our efforts in the villages of the Eastern Cape where there is  still so much to be done!
We would also like to thank you for your support of our work, and to share with you our latest annual report so that you can have a look at what we have achieved in the last year, with your partnership and solidarity (click here). 
If you are excited about what we are doing, we encourage you to help us continue our work in 2014 by making a donation to us on our GivenGain site:
As a special thank you, all who give gifts to us over R3,000 rand will receive a hand-printed Keiskamma Art Project Lino-cut, hot off the presses.  Donors  of over R10,000 will receive a set of 4 limited edition prints.
With sincere thanks to all of you, and with our best wishes for the Christmas holidays,
The Keiskamma Trust 

Friday, 13 December 2013

Christmas shopping

Where to find us in Cape Town?

Kalk Bay Modern, 1st Floor Olympia Buildings 136 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Wire and textile plants and fish, botanicals, embroidered portraits, collaborative work with Deborah Doering

Africa Nova, 71 Waterkant Street, De Waterkant
Wire and textile plants, Embroidered angel pictures

The Cape Gallery, 60 Church Street, Cape Town

SA Print Gallery,109 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
Linocuts made in collaboration with the Kuru Art Project in Botswana

IS Art Gallery at le Quartier Francais, 16 Huguenot Str Franschhoek
Wire and textile plants, tapestries, linocuts made in collaboration with the Kuru Art Project in Botwana, embroidered angel pictures, journals, bags and teddies

Provenance Auction House, 6 Vrede Street, Cape Town, are auctioning online larger embroidered Maps of Africa, other smaller tapestries and wire and felt fish and sea urchin etc in their "Maritime Auction" , and will auction angels and other pieces in their" Christmas Auction" mid December.

For more information, contact Cathy: +27 79 425 3226

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Tribute to Madiba

Keiskamma Trust joined the mourning nation and the rest of the world by observing a moment of silence and a holding a service of remembrance on Friday last week to mark the passing of our former and first democratically elected president - Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.    
With gratitude Keiskamma Trust would like to pay our last respects to this remarkable father of the nation and the  greatest statesman Africa has ever produced. We find ourselves torn between celebrating his life and legacy and our grief at his passing. In one of his many words of wisdom he once said "I stand before you not as a prophet but as a servant of you the people" 
That's how we would like to honour and remember him  by emulating the values he stood for - values of humanity, forgiveness and self-sacrificing service to all.

Cushion cover by Keiskamma Art Project for Mum's (
Artists: Ndileka and Nosiselo