March 30, 2017 2 min read

Fine Art Portfolio, represents a collection of established South African art galleries, showcasing a vibrant and varied collection of outstanding locally produced visual arts in all the significant genres and styles.

With over 2000 artworks by more than 100 artists, art enthusiasts, the world over, can now browse the large volume of works by established and emerging artists, find a genre, colour palette or artist that peaks the interest, enlarge the image on-site and then buy an authentic South African art work either via the site or by visiting any of the established African art galleries in locations across South Africa.

An online solution to browsing and buying South African art

With comprehensive artist resumes and a convenient online check-out facility with a safe and secure payment gateway, it’s never been easier to search, review and buy online your selected original or limited edition work of art. All our art and artists can also be seen ‘in person’ at the Western Cape art galleries listed below.

African wildlife and township art, genres synonymous with South Africa, are well represented online at the Fine Art Portfolio, so too is abstract art, ceramics, figurative art, land and seascapes, sculptures, upmarket curios and more.

Western Cape art galleries

Several Western Cape art galleries, all situated within popular tourist destinations including the Cape Winelands and the V&A Waterfront, are represented by Fine Art Portfolio.

V&A art galleries - located in South Africa’s most visited tourist icon, the V&A Waterfront:

  • South African Art Collection - showcases a broad and comprehensive collection of original South African art, limited editions, Ardmore Ceramics, wire art, upmarket curios, African masks, figurines and more.
    • Alfred Mall Gallery - focuses on African, wildlife and township art and has a fine collection of original works in a variety of media, as well as limited edition series.

    Winelands art gallery - situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands in the charming village of Franschhoek, renowned for its French ambience, breathtaking scenery, first class wines and wonderful cuisine:

    • Vineyard Gallery Franschhoek - appropriately named, contains a collection of authentic South African landscape paintings depicting vivid vineyard, winelands and wine estate scenes, seascapes, wildlife and township art as well as limited edition series.
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