New Breed Art looking for fresh talent


Phatshoane Henney Attorneys, together with Oliewenhuis Art Museum, the Free State Art Collective and the Art Bank of South Africa, calls on new and emerging Free State artists to enter the 2021 New Breed Art Competition and stand a chance of being discovered as a new breed artist.

According to the statement by Oliewenhuis Art Museum, entries for the New Breed Art Competition opened yesterday, 13 September and will take place at the Art Museum on Monday to Friday between 08:00 and 17:00, and on Saturday and Sunday between 09:00 and 16:00. Entries will close on Sunday, 19 September.

The judges for the 2021 New Breed Art Competition are from the left Usha Seejarim, Wessel van Huyssteen and Nonto Msomi.

What needs to be submitted is a complete entry, which includes a work, a completed and signed entry form and supporting information. The judges include the three artists, Usha Seejarim, Wessel van Huyssteen and Nonto Msomi.

“The New Breed Art Competition was established in 2016 by Bloemfontein law firm Phatshoane Henney Attorneys as a unique visual arts competition for Free State artists. Now in its fifth year, the competition provides an excellent platform for Free State artists to showcase their talent and contemporary Free State art, and to benefit from the prizes and national exposure the competition provides.”

More information and the entry form can be found at

Corn Koteli