Category Archives: In the news

Afrofuturism – Now, More than Ever

Afrofuturism now more than ever

8 September 2020 – Faith Honey – Johannesburg When Artist Lillian Gray set out to complete this exhibition, she had no idea how it would become so relevant almost six months later. Now, more than ever, is a time to stand together and to celebrate each other. Negative stereotypes concerning race and specifically black people […]

Afrofuturism – Interview with artist Lillian Gray

CITIZEN lifestyle:  “AFROFUTURISM” collection by local contemporary artist, Lillian Gray  April 2020, Johannesburg  Lillian Gray is a renowned South African fine artist. She is best known for her large, bold and expressive portraits.  Her colourful work attracts the attention of connoisseurs and novices alike and leaves an indelible impression on those who appreciate beauty. We […]

Joburg Style features 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 […]

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 is renowned for her contemporary portraiture in contrasting colours, using a subdued palette with bursts of exciting colour combinations. […]

Sunday Times – Going against the grain

Published 17 March 2019 in the Sunday Times 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 South African artist to exhibit […]

Lillian Gray paints 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. One day leader is a Television series in which six young people showcase their leadership skills by tackling modern-day South African social, economic and political issues […]