Lucie de Moyencourt’s Sketching Cape Town Exhibition

WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring

Cape Town-based artist Lucie de Moyencourt is hosting a new exhibition featuring 280 individual sketches.

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Having started sketching 15 years ago while travelling through Spain, Lucie has become renowned for her whimsical ink drawings that capture candid moments.

For this exhibition, the focus is on Cape Town. This will be the first time that Lucie is exhibiting her personal sketches from her notebooks. The unframed A4 sketches, created using a combination of watercolours, koi markers and ink, will sell for R1 000 each.

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I’ve got the best excuse to hang out in all my favorite places!…… I’m actually working really hard Mmmmkay! Working on over 200 sketches of my favorite city in the world! 1st time the sketch books are being torn open ( yes it’s dramatic!) come and see my work on the walls of @chandlerhousect on the 2nd Feb! Yes catalog of all the works will be available the day before and shipping is possible! All sketches are A4, and cost R1000 unframed options for framing and shipping at additional cost! Best of all is that allllll the admin and sales is being handled by @chandlerhousect who are just waaaaay more capable than me in this department! Pl dM me your email address if you’d like to receive the catalog as it goes out! Everyone that is on my mailing lust will get it already! Xxxxx

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The exhibition coincides with a play showing at the Fugard Theatre, called Happy New Year, for which Lucie has illustrated the projections for the set.

The exhibition runs from 2 February (10 am until 2pm) until 28 February at the Voorkamer Gallery at Chandler House, located at 53 Church Street, Cape Town.  For more information, visit or contact