THE KOUGA ART SOCIETY COMMITTEE.
We are a small group of artists, driven towards achieving our goals and focused on the expansion of art within the community. We are all founding members with particular skills and backgrounds which allow us to work together in a unique way. What brought us together was a shared vision for our society, galleries, artists, culture and community.
HOW WE STARTED
A Kouga Art Society has been a point of discussion amongst artists and gallery owners for a long time. Finally, in 2020 the artist community, congregated to discuss such a society, which was duly formed by the artists. The Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay area have a large contingent of amazing artists and very creative people who strive to uplift art which should become more visible and form a healthy part of the Kouga community.
The Society exists to provide the artists of the Kouga area with a platform and a unified voice for the nurturing, promotion and growth of the arts and to provide a vantage point for artists, supporters and audiences.
The Kouga Art Society positioned itself as a club or association, is a non-profit structure to further the growth of its membership, expand artist activities, build capabilities and strengthen a community spirit.
OUR SHORT TERM GOALS
1. Promote the collective voice of artists and the arts within our community
2. Contribute to arts education and build capabilities
3. Expand artists activities into the community
4. Collaborate with all members of society to enhance the artist community