Known as the "small town with a big heart", you will be surprised by the warm welcome which awaits you in this quaint country town.
Situated in the shadow of the majestic Langeberg mountains with the Breede River as its life blood, Robertson is the western gateway to The Heart of Route 62, only 1 ½ hours leisurely drive from Cape Town.
Every 77 years, right throughout the brief innings of the human race on earth, a few individual spirits materialise who find it far easier and more natural to adhere to the tugs of their guts and the vibrations of their heart strings, than to be swayed by the whims and trends of mainstream society. The forces at work and motive behind such individuals are largely enigmatic. Fortunately, in the case of artists, we are allowed a glimpse into the heart of some of these mysteries.
One such idiosyncratic man and artist is South African artist Pieter van Tonder. As a true autodidact, he has been walking a unique path, sharpened his skills over 15 years of working as a full time fine artist, independent of commercial galleries and as a result found a niche, style and voice rare to find