Friday: 10:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00

Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Level 4


We would like to invite 50 drawing & painting Artists to enter the Arnold Classic Africa Art Competition. The Arnold Classic Africa is an annual multisport event celebrating 50+ sporting codes. It is named after the legendary professional body-builder, Arnold Schwarzenegger who will be at the event for the 3 days.


How it will work:

To enter the competition, there is a NON REFUNDABLE entry fee of R100.

You will have to send us 1 picture of your artwork we can put on our website.

Participants will be required to be at the event from 5 – 7 May 2017 and make a drawing or painting of any activity that will be happening at the event.

Participants will have to bring their own material to draw or paint.

Space is limited to only 50 artists.


The Top 5 winners will be selected on Sunday 7 May 2017 and prizes are as follows:

 R 5 000 – First prize winner - Selected by Judges (Arnold hamper)

 R2 000 – Second prize winner - Selected by Judges (Arnold hamper)

 R1 500 – Third prize winner  - Selected by Judges (Arnold hamper)

 R 1000 – Third prize winner - Selected by Judges & public

 R  500  – Fourth prize winner - Selected by Judges & public


Deadline to enter the Arnold Art Competition is 14 April 2017; we won’t take anymore artists once we have reached 50 entries. Art at the Arnold is three-days of drawing & painting.


Friday:  Artists will be required to go around the venue and take a picture of any activity at the event.

Saturday: Artists will start on their drawing/ painting.

Sunday: Artists will continue with their artwork until 15:00 and the judging will start at 16:00.


Dates: 5 – 7 May 2017

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre


For more information to participate, please contact: Thabang Molefe

012 653 2960



The winner for the #ArtAtTheArnoldSA 2016 was Thabo Phala, for his painting of a weight lifter.

2017 Art Entries

Tarran Sanders

For more details about her Artwork visit: 

Sam van Der Walt 

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Amna Shafaat


Clyde Locker

Andrea Altmann-Herbst


Rosa M. Zapata

Verna Cronshaw 

Wendy Tsai  

Celeste von Solms   

Charmaine Kirton 

Tracy Davies  


Liebner-Anthony van Zyl

Neo Mahlangu 

Linda Irvine

Olebogeng Bogopane

Lilly Reading

Izaan van Jaarsveld.

Willemina Gwambe