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“...for me it`s about the relationship between objects, the astonishing things that happen in the shadows, in the reflections and in the details.

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circa 2005 - 2003

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2005 - Received an invitation to live and work in the Netherlands.

2004

2003 - Established Tonkinson Studios and set up my own studio in Cuyler Street, Port Elizabeth. Exhibits - Cuyler Street Gallery, Montage Gallery, Rick Bekker Gallery, Walmer Park, St. George’s Park and EPSAC (Eastern province society of Arts and Culture).

2002  - Joined partnership with Mr.  Andre van Dijk. Coffee and tea restaurant in St. George’s. Exhibit - Sold entire collection of  14 pieces to the Baron of Fullwood. Lectured oil painting courses at EPSAC.

2001 - Established the Port  Elizabeth School of Fine Art with business Partners, Mr. Barry Blyth and Mr. Grayham Ward. Appointed as  Art Master of the teaching Studio with over 105 student artists. Exhibit - Blyth Gallery

2000 - Gathered 17 students and established a teaching Studio namely, Tonkinson Fine Art cc in Humewood, Port Elizabeth.

1999 - Relocated with my husband to Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern cape, South Africa. Set up Autumn Shades in First Avenue South End,

1998

1997

Inner pride
SOLD

2005, Port Elizabeth, Tonkinson Studios, LCT IP 14  Inner Pride, Kalahari Lion, oil on stretched canvas 150x100cm.

3 baby giraffe tonkinson-art-001
2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT 3BG 98 A - 3 Baby girafe, oil on stretched canvas 183x93cm.
Seascape02-1
A Detail of Valliant at Sea
Almost done...

2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT PE 58 A (B) - Seascape - The entrance to Port Elizabeth Harbor, oil on stretched canvas 90x250 cm, Property of the owner of “Valiant”  Mr. Phil Standen. 

 

 

 

portrait of the artist 2005 by tonkinson-art
2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT SP 100, Portrait of the artist, oil on stretched canvas 61,5x46,5 cm, Property of the Artist (TAM) Should you wish to order a portrait of the same size, costs from € 500,00
mirror exhibition by tonkinson-art
2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT Cport 118, oil on stretched canvas 150x100 cm.
riverscape by tonkinson-art-001
2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT L 174, River scape at Laurel, Northern Transvaal, oil painting by palette knife on stretched hessian, 150x180 cm, Property of the Artist (TAM) on loan to Lisa Hanekom, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

 

 

 

antique perfume bottle by tonkinson-art
2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT PB 177, antique Illustration - perfume bottle, oil painting on canvas board, 40x30 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

valiant at sea by tonkinson-art
2005 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT VAS 95 - Seascape - The Valiant sailing at sunset, oil painting on stretched canvas 40x30 cm, Property of the owner of “Valiant”  Mr. Phil Standen.
Prommerin- web by tonkinson-art
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT P 93 , - Seascape - The Pommerin in Port Elizabeth Harbor, oil on sand technique, on stretched canvas.
Mons-pompedue fun portrait by tonkinson-art-001
2004, Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studio, LCT MP 113, Fun Portrait,  Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 90x70 cm, Property of Hermanus Havenga.

 

 

 

 

liittle boy lifting the skin of the sea by tonkinson-art-001
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT C 115 - Seascape & Portrait - Curiosity, Inspiration Salvador Dali Little boy lifting the skin of the sea , oil on stretched canvas 100x150cm, SOLD, Property of André van Dijk.

Mom Christmas Present-1

2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson studios, LCT M 63 - Seascape - Margate Holiday cottage, oil on stretched canvas 50x70cm, SOLD, Property of the  Mrs. MLH Pitout. 

 

portrait of Keagan by tonkinson-art
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT  K Port 215 - Portrait of Keegan, oil on stretched canvas 40x 50 cm, Property of Mrs. van Dijk. 

 

 

 

 

90C desire final web
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson studios, LCT D 90 III, from the DESIRE Collection.

A collection of 153 oil paintings were sent to France. Unfortunately this one and the two paintings to the right could not fit in the predesigned container.

Presentation of Diptych.Lay thee down.-web
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson studios, LCT A 90 I & II from the DESIRE collection., 1- My angel & II- Lay thee down, oil painting on stretched canvas 80x50 cm, each, SOLD, at EPSAC at the last supper Tonkinson expo.

 

 

 

 

hammock
2004 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT ME 32, Hammock - Moon escape, oils on stretched canvas, 100x150cm.
matter for the cat owner sue hoppe web by tonkinson-art
2004 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT 92 C, Matter for the cat, oils on stretched canvas, 60x50 cm, Property of Chair lady of EPSAC, Sue Hopper
by candle light web
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson studios, LCT BC 61, by Candle light, oil on stretched canvas 40x60 cm, SOLD, Property of the  Mr. Paul Ward

 

 

 

 

 

 

portrait Neil and the boys by tonkinson-art
2003, Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studio, LCT Nport 114, Family Portrait,  Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 50x70 cm, Property of Annette Grantham.
portrait of the artist 2000 by tonkinson-art
2003, Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studio, LCT Sport 120, Self portrait of the artist,  Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 45x64 cm, Property of the Artist Tonkinson.
unfinished portrait of andre van dijk by tonkinson-art
2004 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT A Port 163, unfinished portrait of Andre van Dijk, traditional oil painting techniques on wooden panel, 80x40 cm.

 

 

 

Valliant sailing Algoa Bay by tonkinson-art
2003 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT VAS 103 - Seascape - The Valiant sailing vessel at sea, oil on stretched canvas 40x30 cm, Property of the owner of “Valiant”  Mr. Phil Standen.
110 Valiant crew web bt tonkinson-art
2003 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT VC 111 - Valiant Crew, oil on stretched canvas 60x50 cm, Property of the owner of “Valiant”  Mr. Phil Standen.
valiant crew 111 by tonkinson-art
2004 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT VC 110 - Valiant Crew, oil on stretched canvas 70x60 cm, Property of the owner of “Valiant”  Mr. Phil Standen.

 

 

 

Keith 73
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT KPort 73, Keith, oil painting on canvas board, 37x30 cm.
Kimberley 74
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT KPort 74, Kimberley, oil painting on canvas board, 39x50 cm.
Dave Jackson
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT Dport 88, Portrait of Dave, oil painting on stretched canvas , 70x50 cm,  Property of the Skipper, Mr. Dave Jackson.

 

 

 

Digit
2003 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Fine Art cc, LCT 142 - Digit, oil on stretched canvas 60x90cm, Property of Mrs. MLH Pitout, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Persistance-002
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT P 59, Persistence, oil painting on canvas board,  50x40cm, Sold at Algoa Bay Yacht Club , Port Elizabeth.
Bicycle for sale
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT BFS 18, Bicycle for sale, oil painting and sand on canvas board, 40x30cm, Sold at Cuyler street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.

 

 

 

102 sunday morning paper by tonkinson-art
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT 102 SP , Sunday morning paper, oil painting technique: curdling on stretched canvas , 40x40 cm, exhibited at Cuyler street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.
Man in shower by tonkinson-art
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT MS 122,, man in shower, oil painting technique: curdling on stretched canvas , 60x50 cm, exhibited at Cuyler street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.
Mary-Rose Dold-by tonkinson-art
2003 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT MRD Port 160, oil painting traditional oil painting technique on stretched canvas , 100x80 cm, Retirement presentation - gift for Ms. Mary-rose Dold. Exhibited at EPSAC as well as Cuyler street Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

circa 2002 - 2000

Schevits family - tonkinson-art
2002, Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth School of Fine art, LCT Sport 91 A, Schevits Family Portrait - Father, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 90x60 cm, Property of the Scheford family,
shevitsjnrfamily - son  tonkinson-art
2002, Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth School of Fine art, LCT Sport 91 B, Schevits Family Portrait - Son, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 90x60 cm, Property of the Scheford family, 
chalk pastel portrait by tonkinson-art
2002, Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth School of Fine art, LCT Wport 112, Wedding gift portrait - pastel on paper, 86x54 cm, Commissioned by the groom. 

 

 

 

portrait of my sisters by tonkinson-art
2002 - Port Elizabeth School of Fine Art,    LCT WB 124 ”Water bearer” Portrait of my sisters,  Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 120x80  cm.

tristan and isolda 78
2002, Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth School of Fine art, LCT OTI 78, Opera, Tristan and Isolda, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 45,5x61 cm.
pagliacci 78
2002, Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth School of Fine art, LCT P 78, Opera, Pagliacci, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 80x50 cm,

 

 

 

Reflections
2001 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT R 52, Reflections, oil painting on stretched canvas 180x90 cm, Sold to Pick `n Pay, port Elizabeth.
female leopard
2001 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT FL 53, Female leopard, oil painting on canvas board, 90x60cm, Sold in Humewood, Port Elizabeth.
Out of Africa 02-1
2001 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT OA 53, oil painting on stretched canvas, 100x150cm, on loan to Andre van Dijk, Port Elizabeth.

 

 

 

 

 

142 Digit 50x65 by tonkinson-art
2001 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT 142 D port, Portrait of a Jack Russell namely, Digit. oil painting on stretched canvas, 55x75 cm, Property of Mrs. MLH Pitout, Port Elizabeth.

 

 

 

out of africa II - lion cub 79
2001 - Port Elizabeth School of Fine Art, LCT OA 79 - “Out of Africa II “ Lion cub, oil on stretched canvas 61,5x45,5 cm.
crystal vase w carddies-001webbie
2001, Tonkinson Studios, LCT CV 26 W, Crystal vase with white roses, 75x60cm, oil techniques on stretched canvas.
LCT CV 26 R
2001, Tonkinson Studios, LCT CV 26 R, Crystal vase with red roses, 75x60cm, oil techniques on stretched canvas.

 

 

 

Siver teapot 71 web
2000 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT ST 71, Silver tea pot, oil painting on canvas board, 40x30cm.

 

 

 

 

 

LCT 16 WL water lilies 20x30web2000-2
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT WL 16, water lilies, oil painting sketch on canvas board, 30x40cm, Property of the Baron of Fullwood
Elysium-2
2000 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT E 36, Elysium, Diptych - Study of Leonardo da Vinci`s Amona Lisa, oil painting of wooden panel.
Elysium-3
2000 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT E 36, Elysium, Diptych - Portrait of a young girl at the yacht at Algoa Bay Yacht club, oil painting of wooden panel, 75x53cm.

 

 

 

all in a days work by tonkinson-art
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT SBJ 107 II, Silver backed jackal, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas 50x80 cm, Property of  Mr. Paul Ward RSA

 

 

 

 

 

sniffing the storm-002
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT STS 15, Lion sniffing the storm, oil painting sketch on canvas, 120x100cm, Property of PMG Trading.

 

giraff & birds
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT TB 15, Tick birds, oil painting on canvas board, 40x30cm, Property of the Baron of Fullwood.
lazy leopard in a tree 81
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT LL 81, Lazy leopard in a tree, oil painting on canvas board, 40x30cm, Property of the Baron of Fullwood.

 

 

 

painting up a storm 72-001
2000 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT PS 72, Painting up a storm, oil painting on stretched canvas, 30x50 cm.
kids on th ebeach by tonkinson-art-001
2000 Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT KSR 119, Kids at Sharks Rock, Kings Beach, Port Elizabeth, oil painting on stretched canvas, 30x20cm.

 

 

 

 

Reflections
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades,   LCT R 52  “Reflections”,  Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas 183x800 cm, Property of Pick ‘n Pay , Port Elizabeth
meercat family-001sml
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT MF 11  Meerkats family, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas 90x60cm, SOLD , Property of  Mr. Paul Ward RSA
85 three penguins web
2000 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT 3P 85, Oil painting techniques on canvas board, 30x40cm, SOLD , Property of  Mrs. MLH Pitout, RSA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

circa 1999 - 1997

unfinished portrait of Kim by tonkinson-art
1999 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT K Port 164, Portrait of Kimberley, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas  60x40 cm, Property of  the  Artist,

 

 

 

 

 

tea 4 two77a
1999 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT TT 77 a, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas  80x60 cm, Property of  the Baron of the Artist,

musician study of technique by tonkinson-art
1999 -  Port Elizabeth - Tonkinson Studios, LCT 104 M - musician, oil on stretched canvas 50x40 cm, Lost - if you see this painting, please do take up contact with me.
portrait of sharon by tonkinson-art
1999 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT 148 S port, Portrait of the artists sister - Sharon Mc Clure, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas  40x50 cm, Property of  Sharon Mc Clure.

 

 

 

water study
1999 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT WL 38, Water lily, Oil painting techniques on canvas board, 40x30cm, SOLD at the Cafe du Cafe Coffee Shop, Property of  the Baron of Fullwood
LL Lazy leopard minature 75
1999 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT LL 75, Lazy Leopard, Oil painting techniques on canvas board, 10x15 cm, SOLD at the EPSAC miniatures expo, Property of Mrs. MLH Pitout.
stalking leoprad 76
1999 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT SL 76, Stalking leopard, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 60x75 cm, SOLD at Blyth Gallery, Property of  the Baron of Fullwood

 

 

 

hyena at dawn by tonkinson-art web
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT HAD 97, Hyena at dawn, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas, 80x50 cm, SOLD at the Cafe du Cafe Coffee Shop, Property of  the Baron of Fullwood

silver backed jackal by tonkinson-art
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT SBJ 107 I, Silver backed jackal, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas 50x80 cm, Property of  the Artist

 

 

 

 

storming rhino
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT SR 12, Storming Rhino, Oil painting techniques on stretched canvas 70x50cm. SOLD at the Cafe du Cafe Coffee Shop, Property of  the Baron of Fullwood
Sb1
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT STC 13 I, Springbok Trading Commission, oil painting sketch on paper, 30x30cm, Property of Springbok Trading.
sb3
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT STC 13 II, Springbok Trading Commission, oil painting sketch on paper, 30x30cm, Property of Springbok Trading.

 

 

 

sb2
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT STC 13 III, Springbok Trading Commission, oil painting sketch on paper, 30x30cm, Property of Springbok Trading.
sb 8 final
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT STC 13 IV, Springbok Trading Commission, oil painting on stretched canvas, 250x250cm, Property of Springbok Trading.

 

 

 

 

Conference room spring b1
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT STC 13 I, Springbok Trading Commission, oil painting on stretched canvas, 60x250cm, Property of Springbok Trading.

 

 

 

 

 

after gaugain by tonkinson-art
1998 Port Elizabeth - Autumn Shades, LCT SG 159, Teaching Aid -after Gaugain, oil painting on stretched canvas, 50x60 cm, Property of TonkinsonARTmasters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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