■ The Water and Wetlands art exhibition was opened last week at Bright Street Gallery in Somerset West, by guest speaker Chris Martens of the Fynbos Trust. Artists expressed their concern and love for nature on a theme close to all our hearts. The exhibition will be running until Friday October 5. For information, call the curator, Diane White, at 021 851 2520. Pictured is Precious – charcoal hands – by Eben Beukes.