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Mentor – 2 Visions

Opening: Friday 6 October 2017 at 5.30 pm Duration: Until Monday 23 October 2017 Location: Rossouw Modern SPACE, Warrington Place, Harbour Road, Hermanus Contact Details: info@rossouwmodern.com Tel:028 313 2222   “Mentor – 2 Visions “ is an exhibition showcasing the works of two very disparate artists that happenstance has brought together in the town of Hermanus, local artist Jenny Jackson (82) originally from England and the young Zimbabwean artist Obert Jongwe (34). The show’s purpose is to document the interaction between two people from completely different backgrounds and the influence they have on each other, both professionally and personally, illustrated through art. The positive growth between the characters is a testament to the fact that with enough effort and good will we can all become mentors to each other, even in a world where nepotism, racism, xenophobia and prejudice are rife. “Mentor -2 Visions” vividly demonstrates that, through the arts, we can empower and interact with each other to make a positive difference.   Jenny Jackson It was in 1995 that Jenny Jackson first heard, with amazement, the magic words that were to transform her life: “You are a painter, Jenny!   Go home and paint!” With no art training or experience, only a lifetime of studying the work of great artists in galleries and exhibitions, Jenny found herself painting. Jozua Rossouw gave Jenny her first solo exhibition in 2011 and a second one a year later at the Rossouw Modern, both so well received that she was inspired to continue her artistic journey with total dedication Today, in her own gallery in High Street, Hermanus, Jenny is at her easel every day.  “I...