Helen Harris and Gina Figueira are the founders of StArt Art Gallery and StArt Art Consultants. Brigit Loots has been involved with the activities of StArt Art Gallery since June 2018. Helen, Gina and Brigit were born and grew up in Windhoek, Namibia with their roots very much in the art community. Gina received an honours degree in Fine Art (Sculpture) from the university currently known as Rhodes (UCKAR) in 2015. Helen graduated with an honours in Fine Art (Sculpture), with a second major in Anthropology, in 2014 from University of Cape Town. Brigit received her Masters in Gender and Development from the London School of Economics after attaining a BA (Hons) in Psychology majoring in Visual Culture from UCKAR. Since graduating Gina and Helen have worked actively in the Namibian art world, curating exhibitions for the public and private sector. In 2016 and 2017 Helen and Gina worked at the National Art Gallery of Namibia as curators. During this time they formed strong ties to Namibian artists and the arts community. Brigit has worked in the NGO and private sector, and brings to StArt her experience with other Namibian start-ups like PayToday. Start Art Gallery is a product of their shared vision for the future of Namibian art.
Contemporary Namibian Art
StArt Art Gallery is an online contemporary Namibian art gallery that provides an easily accessible platform for purchasing unique artworks by Namibian visual artists. We work closely with artists to facilitate the development of their artistic and professional practice.
StArt Art Gallery also offers consulting services and coordinates various art-related activities. StArt Art Gallery has curated exhibitions in Windhoek, Namibia at its former premises as well as the Goethe-Institut and the National Art Gallery of Namibia.
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