Category Archives: In the News

Lillian Gray, Astounding South African Artist: Life in Colour

Lillian Gray, Life in colour

Lillian Gray’s portraits are influenced by abstract art and traditional techniques First Published in the Garden&Home Aug Edition 2019 How did your art career develop? I’ve been drawing since I was five years old. When it was time to decide what to study at varsity, my business savvy father wanted me to pursue a business […]

Joburg Style features charming Lillian Gray, Fine Artist

Contemporary Artist, Lillian Gray, Globally Recognised for Her Universal Appeal View the original article here. Contemporary Artist, Lillian Gray, has just returned from London, where she was invited as the only South African artist to exhibit her work alongside artists from all over the globe at the Parallax Art Fair. Held in Chelsea last month […]

Lillian Gray: Delightfully outspoken Artist with colourful opinions

Artist Lillian Gray is delightfully outspoken when it comes to the value and nature of art. I’m telling her how dense I feel when I look at paintings by artists like Mark Rothko and think: “I just don’t get it”. Lillian Gray laughs in sympathy. Her own pet hates are “artists” who throw spaghetti on […]

Lillian Gray: How to turn your home into a truly creative masterpiece

Over the years art has stopped being the prerogative of the royals and the rich to become a joy for all of us By MICHELLE BARNARD First Published in The Saturday Star on 11th of May 2019 Lillian Gray gives advice on “pulling a room together” Art enriches a space, can be a conversation piece and leaves […]

Riveting artist Lillian Gray featured in Art without barriers – Mango Juice

First published in Mango Juice Magazine May 2019 Issue. Contemporary South African Artist, Lillian Gray, has just returned from London, where she was invited to exhibit her paintings at the Parallax Art Fair in Chelsea. Lillian Gray is renowned for her contemporary portraiture in contrasting colours, using a subdued palette with bursts of exciting colour […]

Lillian Gray, Authentic South African Artist features in Sunday Times – Going against the grain

Published 17 March 2019 in the Sunday Times Interview with artist Lillian Gray One of my favourite things about working on Neighbourhood is learning about cool people doing cool things and making our country proud. A case in point is Lillian Gray, a local contemporary artist who has just returned from London, where she was the only […]

Lillian Gray, Contemporary Artist, Globally Recognized for Her Universal Appeal

Lillian Gray was invited to exhibit at the Parallax Art Fair Contemporary Artist, Lillian Gray, has just returned from London, where she was invited as the only South African artist to exhibit her work alongside artists from all over the globe at the Parallax Art Fair. Held in Chelsea over the weekend, her participation is somewhat poignant […]

Resourceful artist Lillian Gray’s achievement: Painting the judges for a TV show called One Day Leader

South African artist Lillian Gray was asked to paint live in front of the camera two judges for Season 7 of One Day Leader. Ndumiso Hadebe and Gugulethu Mhlungu. Lillian Gray paints at One day leader? One day leader is a Television series in which six young people showcase their leadership skills by tackling modern-day […]