Artist Awards & Achievements

Deodanda Brown was selected as one of the 20 exhibiting finalists from across South Africa in the Vuleka National Art Competition in 2018.  Her painting depicting the sensitive and trusting nature of an Ayrshire cow raises awareness towards the brutal and inhumane nature of the meat & dairy industry.  

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"Will you walk with me through the mist?" 

60 x 90 cm, oil on canvas

The Vuleka art competition has been hosted since 1963 by the Arts Association of Bellville which is the Western Cape branch for the South African Association of Visual Arts.  Only 20 artists are selected as finalists during this national art competition.  Prominent artists such as William Kentridge (Winner 1980), Sue Williamson, Christo Coetzee, Pippa Skotnes and Andries GouwsRead are only a few of the artists who have taken part in this prestigious art competition.  Read more about Vuleka's history at