The latest news from Michalis School of Fine Art.

Creative Cities in Africa book launch

On 6 June, book contributor Svea Josephy and editor Noëleen Murray launched their book Creative Cities in Africa, edited by Murray and Jonathan Cane. This was one of the first launches held in the new Michaelis Book Room.

Exhibition opening: Portfolio Development Workshop exhbition

Join us for the opening of the Portfolio Development Workshop exhibition on Saturday, 8 June, 11:00-14:00. The Portfolio Development Workshop is a preparatory program for historically disadvantaged applicants who wish to study Fine Art.


2018 Michaelis graduate Tristan Woudberg is one of the South African team who, this month, have won gold awards at the RHS Chelsea Flower show – the world’s premier floral event.


Michaelis is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of friend, colleague, and fellow artist, Vuyile Voyiya. Vuyile passed away on Tuesday 14 May after a brief illness.

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Thero Makepe is selected for FOAM Talent

We are delighted to announce that Michaelis Tierney fellow and alumnus, Thero Makepe has been selected for Talent for 2024 – 2025, “Artists shaping the future of photography”.

SENSES curated by Kamogelo Walaza

The 5 SENSES and curatorial choice as: MINIMALISM, TIME AND SPACE. Exhibition opened on the 7th March and runs until 17th April 2024