2016 Hermanus FynArts Tondo Competition

50 paintingsĀ have beenĀ juried into the 2016 Hermanus FynArts Tondo Competition and competion for the Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award. The finalists will be on display at the Bouchard Finlayson wine cellar from June 10th until November. The awards ceremony will be held June 10th.

The paintings will be hung on the ends of wine barrels and must be round with a diameter of up to 60cm. All artwork will be available for sale

This year’s judges are Marilyn Martin, independent academic, writer and curator, Titia Ballot, well known artist and academic, and Stefan Hundt, curator of the Sanlam Art Collection.

Artists from around the country entered and the judges decided to increase the exhibition from 40 to 50 this year. Christopher Reid’s painting, “Merlot Splash”, was one of the paintings selected for this year’s exhibition.

“Merlot Splash” 60cm acrylic on panel by artist Christopher Reid