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.... described as a " socially conscious art collective”  (Elle blog 2008)


                                                                                               Magpie was established in 1998 by Cape Craft Icon Scott B. Hart

                                                                                               and Social Entrepreneur Shane A. Petzer (Ashoka Fellow)


                                                                                               In 2003 Magpie relocated from Cape Town to our Studio and Gallery space in          

                                                                                               Barrydale, Western Cape.


                                                                                               The work we do links art, design and craft with meaningful  commercial and social  

                                                                                               entrepreneurism, integrated with environmental concern.  

                                                                                               Our whimsical, charming and bespoke creations are produced from a broad range of

                                                                                               medium and often incorporate repurposed, found, memorabilia or recycled  



Magpie Co-ordinates the following Annual Events    


Barrydale In Bloom Open Gardens Safari                     BAM! Barrydale Art Meander Open Arts Studios | Events | Happenings

16-17 October 2021                                                            16-19 December 2020                    














We undertake commissions and participate in a variety of exhibitions and events.  You can find us on our  Social Media platforms        

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