Welcome to Art in the Forest

Art in the Forest is a thriving ceramic centre, set in the beautiful and inspiring surrounds of Cecilia Forest in Cape Town. Our Foundation, the Light from Africa Foundation, provides free clay classes to children from disadvantaged communities and schools, giving access to art and creative expression. As the commercial profits from Art in the Forest are reinvested into the businesses, 100% of these profits as well as 100% of all donations made to the Foundation go directly towards our mentorship, clay and art therapy Programmes. Our Studio is a ceramic hub offering space for established artists, adult ceramic classes with Anthony Shapiro and regular workshops by local and international artists. Our Gallery showcases the best of Southern Africa’s contemporary ceramics and we host regular exhibitions. Our newly launched Forestware collection is produced onsite, under Anthony Shapiro’s watchful eye, by the young artists he is training and mentoring.

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