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ZULU LULU ART HOUSE gallery at Piggly Wiggly on the Midlands Meander specialises in showcasing work from leading South African ceramic makers,  together with quality fine art and sculpture from well known, top selling artists.  Managed by Stuart Tompkins and curated by artist Trayci Tompkins, this is an ever-changing space filled with a gorgeous selection of ceramics,…

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Celebrating heritage in September

Heritage is under the spotlight this month at ZULU LULU Art House gallery in the KZN Midlands – where a collection of works speaking to heritage are on display. This comes as South Africa celebrates Heritage Month – a recognition of different aspects of our country’s culture, including creative expression. Among the heritage-related pieces on…

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Special focus on women artists in August

There’s an infusion of woman-themed and woman-produced art works in the ZULU LULU Art House gallery in the KZN Midlands this month. In celebration of Women’s Month, the Piggly Wiggly based gallery has turned over the entire front section to their most popular female artists. These include Durban-based ceramic artist Carol Hayward-Fell; KZN South Coast…

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ZULU LULU hosts Lindy Rodwell van Hasselt exhibition

ART met nature at ZULU LULU ART HOUSE GALLERY this July in an exciting month-long exhibition titled ‘In Full Flight’.  This collection of porcelain and paperclay ceramic sculpture has become the signature of  zoologist-turned-sculptor Lindy Rodwell van Hasselt whose previous exhibitions have been sensational in the artists’ understanding and sensitivity to both her subject and craft….

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Trayci Tompkins on clay, Frida Kahlo & finding balance

Trayci Tompkins — she’s modest by nature, but this passionate and award-winning ceramic artist has quietly been breaking new ground and forging new paths from her KZN Midlands home and gallery, ZULU LULU Art House.  Chairperson of Ceramics Southern Africa Gauteng, Colleen Lehmkuhl recently caught up with Trayci – whom she met in 2011 – and asked…

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The irresistible Dla’mini

We are excited to announce a new addition to The Dlamini family … Launched in celebration of 10 years of our iconic Raku fired collectable, the 25cm high mini Dla’mini is irresistible, especially if you are travelling abroad or wanting to create a small, yet powerful little installation in your home. For travellers, the mini…

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WATCH: Artist inspirations with Diane Erasmus

Impressionist painter Diane Erasmus finds inspiration in the beauty that surrounds her. Her oil on canvas paintings celebrate light, reflection and colour, inspired by her morning meditation walks and personal connections with nature.  Trayci Tompkins recently spent time with her in her Ramsgate home and studio on the KZN South Coast … bringing back a…

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Celebrating Art & Ceramics

We take pride in curating work for sale that will enhance your environment and enrich your home.. It it through your ongoing support, that the Gallery will continue to flourish and provide a platform for artist’s to showcase their amazing talents .. Trayci Tompkins ZULU LULU ART HOUSE celebrates the vision of award winning ceramic…

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VIDEO: Trayci builds hand-coiled pot

Working without the help of a potters wheel, watch how KZN Midlands-based ceramic artist Trayci Tompkins, slowly and rhythmically hand-builds her large pots into shape with coils of clay. They are then paddled, scraped and buffed into shape ready for the first firing… Read more about Trayci Tompkins’ ceramics here.. Below, take a short visual…

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