Trayci Tompkins cushion art

Images of select Trayci Tompkins ceramic pots and platters have been immortalised in a range of statement cushions, bringing her distinctive artwork into your home.  They’re Art for your sofa! Tompkins is well-known for her statement ceramic platters, pots and urns, which she slowly hand builds, paddles and pushes into shape.  Her recent works  feature…

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The beauty of handblown glass

We’ve handpicked a stunning selection of Glass Art from the KwaZulu-Natal studio of master glassblower Guido van Besouw. ZULU LULU Art House curator Trayci Tompkins recently visited Van Besouw’s studio. His extraordinary works – currently showcased in our KZN Midlands gallery – reflect an abundance of colour, light and organic form. Moulten glass that is…

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Give the Gift of Art

Introducing our new ZULU LULU ART HOUSE gift vouchers and eVouchers… Because we know how much you care to surround yourself with beautiful things, you can now spoil family or friends with a little something to spend towards something they love. ZULU LULU Gallery gift vouchers or eVouchers:  With an ever-changing range of gorgeous ceramics, impressive…

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About us

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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