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Wonder Buhle

b.  Kwa-Ngcolosi, KwaZulu-Natal, 1989

Wonder Buhle is a mixed-media artist whose work deals with family dynamics and the stereotypes associated with men in South Africa.


2011 Advanced apprenticeship training, Durban University of Technology
2011 Velobala Mentorship Programme, Durban University of Technology
2011 Taught drawing and painting, BAT centre, Durban
2010 Visual Arts Residency Program, BAT Centre, Durban

Group Exhibitions

2017 Looking After Freedom, Michealis gallery, Cape Town
2017 FNB, Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg
2016 Bremer Burgerschaft, Bremen Parliament, Germany
2016 Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg
2015 Members exhibition, KZNSA, Durban
2015 Blowing in the wind, KZNSA, Durban
2015 Joburg Art Fair Fringe, Johannesburg
2015 Henry George gallery, Johannesburg
2014 50 shades of Grey, Art Eye Gallery, Johannesburg
2014 Young Blood Gallery, Cape Town
2014 African Art Centre, Durban
2014 AWE, KZNSA, Durban
2013 Misconception, Durban University of Technology
2013 Art Eye Gallery, Johannesburg
2013 Margate Art museum, Margate
2013 African Art Centre, Durban
2012 Velobala exhibition, Durban University of Technology
2012 ABSA L’atelier competition, Art Space Gallery, Durban
2012 Städtische Galerie, Bremen, Germany
2011 Don't Panic, Durban Art Gallery
2011 Velobala exhibition, African Art Centre, Durban
2011 Who am I, BAT Centre, Durban
2011 Izikhwephazethu, Durban Art Gallery
2010 Student exhibition, BAT Centre, Durban

Public Art Projects

2014 Mural at Colgate and Palmolive, kan land, Durban
2012 Mural at Lindelani primary school, Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal
2011 Mural for Inqolo Noseyili exhibition (by artist Zoro Xaba), Durban
2011 Mural for Renewing BAT Centre, Durban
2011 Mural for Don't Panic exhibition, behind English Market, Durban
2010 Mosaic at Sakhithemba Centre, Ilovu, KwaZulu-Natal


2012 VANSA Art workshop, Collective Studios (residency abroad discourse)
2012 Don’t Panic facilitated by Gabi Ngcobo, Zamani Makhanye & Sfiso Ka-Mkame, Durban Art Gallery
2011 Sculpture workshop with Danielle Ncube, BAT Centre, Durban
2011 Art workshop (Tribute to Ernest Mancoba) curated by Lionel Davis, Durban Art Gallery
2011 Art workshop exploring Contemporary art, Edel Studio, Bremen, Germany

Commissions and Collections

Nandos commission
Colgate commission
Durban Art Gallery
Art Eye Gallery Johannesburg
Department of Arts and Culture
Private collection, Austria
Private collection, Switzerland
Private collection, USA