There’s no doubt that original art makes a thoughtful gift. It’s not only a treat to the recipient, but a huge vote of confidence for the creator. And since we stock the works of over 25 local artists, buying art through Noordhoek Art Point is a great way to support local while giving something truly unique.
From paintings to sculptures to prints, our team offers up 12 art gift ideas for all budgets from the wealth of amazing work currently available in the gallery. Be sure to pop in to do your Christmas shopping soon!
1. Connected rhythm by Wendy Potgieter
“I love this piece by Wendy. The colours and textures make me happy,” says Aimee. What’s more, at 27cm square, it is an easy piece to pop into your suitcase should you be travelling.
Oil on Fabriano, 27 x 27 cm, R2900
2. Pangolin by Susan Abraham
Susan’s painstakingly accurate watercolour illustrations of local fauna and flora are astonishingly beautiful. The pangolin is a highly endangered species, making Susan’s piece poignant – a talking point – to raise awareness.
Watercolour and colour pencil on paper, 43 x 43 cm, R2550
3. Fynbos print by Shaune Rogatschnig
Shaune’s floral paintings really do stand out from the rest. And as Aimee observes, they work in any room of any home. Browse her selection of limited edition prints in a variety of sizes to find the one that you love most.
A3 Print, 46 x 39 cm, R2270
4. Swimming heads by Billie Mcnaughton
“I love the quirky sense of humour in Billie’s work, and as an open water swimmer, her swimming heads appeal to me the most,” says Tuesday. Find a selectin of Billie’s sculptures at Noordhoek Art Point.
Ceramic, Fish in mouth, R4800 and Swimmers head, R4500
5. Aeriel sighting by Jared Kruger
“Jared’s work really resonates with me. I can get totally lost in his blues, having shared those spaces – if only momentarily – with the sea creatures that inhabit them.”
Ink on linen, 42 x 42 cm, R3800
6. District Six by Shaunez Benting
“I love Shaunez’s representation of our beautiful city, his unique colour palette and his mark-making.”
Acrylic on canvas, 61 x 50.5 cm, R4950
7. Swimming hole by Bridget Heneck
“It’s like a little holiday on a canvas,” says Jared of this tiny oil painting. The work is part of a series of 18x18cm squares depicting outdoor scenes. Choose one or buy a few to create an appealing motif.
Oil on canvas, 18 x 18 cm, R1300
8. Wave by Nola Muller
“I love Nola’s impressionist oils and this particular piece speaks to my love of the ocean in a big way.”
Oil on canvas, 61 x 76cm, R15 000
9. On my windowsill by Lyn Northam
“This delightful small original is unframed and would be an ideal gift for many of my friends.”
Mixed medium, R2000
10. Going home by Peter van Straten
“Peter’s dream-like approach to subject matter is so wonderful, and as the originals are out of my budget, I’m very pleased that he has limited edition archival prints available.”
11. Leaf mobile by Oclaysions
“I love the delicate porcelain leaves on driftwood. The merging of the two materials is deeply appealing. In a gentle breeze they make a delightful wind chime.”
Driftwood and porcelain, R1800
12. Skilpad River Du Toit’s Kloof by Andrew Cooper
“When I win the lottery, this awe-inspiring piece by Andrew Cooper will be mine. A gift to myself!”
Acrylic on canvas, 130 x 110 cm, R160 000
We do gift vouchers
Give the gift of original art with a gift voucher. You choose the value and we’ll create a beautiful gift voucher for your gift recipient to spend at Noordhoek Art Point on whatever catches their eye.