Local Artists in Greyton / Genadendal
The arts and culture scene in Greyton and Genadendal is a force to be reckoned with and comes in a wide variety of specialisations, mediums and colour palettes. It’s no surprise that one of the community’s favourite things to do in Greyton and Genadendal is to explore the wares, works, crafts and products created by local artists. This is why Greyton and Genadendal boast several galleries, studios and art outlets, each of which proudly displays some of the best pieces of art available in the Western Cape’s majestic Overberg.
You will be astounded at the level and variety of talented artists who call Greyton and Genadendal their home. From incredible book illustrators who have exhibited worldwide and won international awards to commercial art studios, there is truly something for everyone. The arts and culture activities in and around Greyton and Genadendal also extend to pottery and artisanal crafts, this includes a luxurious range of unique candles that are crafted from imported German wax. These candles are renowned for being dripless, slow-burning and even smokeless! Just one of the many amazing wares you can buy from local artists in Greyton and Genadendal.
You will also find that there are quite a few accomplished sculptors living in Greyton and Genadendal who are sought after by local and international art connoisseurs. This is also true for the area's landscape artists who can be commissioned to capture the gorgeous scenery that can be found in and around this charming hamlet in Theewaterskloof. If you find yourself walking around Greyton and Genadendal’s quiet village streets, be sure to make a point of popping in at local galleries that display incredible pieces.
Of course, local artists are not restricted to traditional methods of expression. You will also discover a healthy community of digital artists who specialise in filmmaking, photography and even drone footage. These digital mediums are becoming hugely popular with the rise of the internet and more importantly, social media. From documentaries to commercial work, these local artists are usually available for hire and provide their own equipment for your projects.
At the end of the day, you can enjoy a wide range of arts and culture when you visit Greyton and Genadendal. And even more so if you find yourself becoming one of the lucky residents who get to enjoy this village all year round.