Print dealers in South Africa serve segment of the general art market. The South African art market is a small but vibrant one. Print dealers can be found in most of the major cities such as Johannesburg, Cape Town and Pretoria.
Print dealers can be divided into two groups in South Africa. The first have established galleries and regularly deal with the general public. The second work as agents and buyers for various corporate and private collectors. Some print dealers are a combination of the two.
There is only one gallery in South Africa that focuses on works on paper; this is The South African Print Gallery in Cape Town who are doing an excellent job of promoting South African work on paper The South African Print Gallery
is a print studio, gallery and framing business rolled into one. Fiona Pole and her husband Didier Presse run the business and are fanatics about care and detail. They can be found at 44 Stanley, Milpark Johannesburg and are well worth a visit.
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Mandy Conidaris has been involved in the hand printing world for many years and is a local expert. She sells work from The Artists' Press and is an experienced art consultant. Take a look at her website here: Mandy Conidaris
Stuart Trent has established a gallery in Pretoria that regularly exhibits a fine array of work on paper.
MAP (Modern Art Projects) has a number of gallery spaces in South Africa, from Richmond in the Karoo to Pretoria and Graskop. Harrie Siertsma, who owns the galleries, has a keen eye for South African work and has many years of collecting and experience behind him.
Gallery 2 shows a combination of paintings, ceramics sculpture and work on paper. Through their wide network and years of experience they have developed a reputation, as one of South Africa's most reliable print dealers. They also have works on paper for sale by international artists such as Jasper Johns and Picasso and locally have a fine selection of work by Colbert Mashile and Karin Daymond.
Kalk Bay Modern
Kalk Bay Modern in Cape Town, is focused on showcasing an eclectic selection of emerging young talents on the South African art scene as well as established and well known names. It is also the gallery that best represents contemporary San art and represents San artists from South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.
Stevenson is a contemporary art gallery with spaces in Cape Town and Johannesburg. They represent some of the leading artists in South Africa and understand the value of original prints. Stevenson produces excellent catalogues, which are well laid out and informative.
Culture Urban and Contemporary Gallery a internet gallery and concentrates largely on limited edition works on paper. The work that they exhibit has a sharp edge.
The Goodman Gallery
The Goodman Gallery is one of the premier galleries in South Africa and exhibits prints by artists who are in their stable. These include work by Sam Nhlengethwa, Walter Oltmann, Diane Victor, Robert Hodgins, and David Koloane.
RW Art Consultancy
RW Art Consultancy offers the corporate, interior design and decorating industry a fully comprehensive professional service with relation to art and related decor. They work hand-in-hand with the client or designer to achieve their design aims. RW Art Consultancy represent a large selection of contemporary South African artist's and carry an extensive portfolio of original art, graphics, prints and sculpture.
The leading "non-web" art magazine in South Africa is called Art Africa. It is available from most good book shops and gives an invaluable insight into fine art in South Africa with lots of academic analysis and debate. Art Africa
The Artspace Gallery in Johannesburg is run by Theresa Lizamore who for years has assisted corporates with their collections.
The Gallery AOP in Johannesburg has an extensive selection of work on paper.
Print dealers in South Africa buy work from us (see our list A to L)
Print dealers in South Africa buy work from us (see our list M to X)