George Kockott

Sculptor and Painter


EL Industrial Devt Zone HQ

EL Industrial Devt Zone HQ

Description Entrance sculpture and foyer wall murals for East London Industrial Development Zone Head Office

Type of Project Commission

Client East London IDZ via Stefanutti Stocks and Glendene Brody, Ikamva Architects,

Route 67/artEC Gallery, Port Elizabeth,

Route 67/artEC Gallery, Port Elizabeth,

Description Wall mural and 8 sculptures (stone, wood and steel) with courtyard landscaping

Type of Project Artwork and paving for art gallery and cafe courtyard

Client ArtEC Gallery References: Tel: 041 585 3641, and Cathy Binnell, Board Chair,


Finalist, 2008 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum Biennial Award. Dog Dyslexia, Devil to Dinner & Zembacha’s Ladder.

'The Bench' was a Department of Arts & Culture Award winner in 2009.

Exhibitions & Symposiums

  • Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust, ‘Reflections’ – March 2015-May 2016
  • George Kockott, Latest Works at Driftwood Studios – Dec 2014-Jan 2015 
  • National Arts Festival ‘Awakening to Animate Earth’, with Diana Graham -  2014
  • Eco Literary Colloquium, Rhodes University Grahamstown – September 2013
  • Imbizo Gallery, Ballito, ‘Soul of Africa’ – 29 September 2011 to 20 January 2012
  • African Stones Talk Symposium, Tabaka, Kisii & Nairobi, Kenya – 1-31 August 2011
  • DECOREX SA Handmade Collection,  Gallagher Estate Joburg - Aug 2010
  • The Design Indaba, DTI, Cape Town International Convention Centre - March 2010      


George is supported by his wife Claire in the administration of his art.