Ayesha Price
Ayesha Price Ayesha Price

Ayesha Price

b. Cape Town, 1975. Lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Ayesha Price is an artist and art educator who works in various media. Ayesha Price often creates works that address issues concerning gender and cultural identity.

Arts Education

2008-present: Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of South Africa, Pretoria.
1996: Diploma in Education, Hewatt College of Education (in association with UCT).


2010: Principal, Zonnebloem Children’s Art Centre, Cape Town
2009 - 2010: Educator, Iziko South African National Gallery
2008 - 2009: Visual Arts Education Officer, Iziko South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town. 
1998-2006 Visual Arts Educator, Zonnebloem Children’s Art Centre, Cape Town.
2000: Fundraiser, South African National Zakaah Fund, Cape Town. 
1998 - present: Art educator and manager of art departments at Iziko South African National Gallery and The Children's Art Centre, Cape Town.
1997: Visual Arts Educator Grades 4-7, Battswood Art Centre

Solo Exhibitions (South Africa)

2013: Save the Princess, Lovell Gallery, Cape Town.
2012: Archiving the Modesty of the Cape Malay Woman, Art B Gallery, Bellville, South Africa.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)

2016: Beyond Binaries, Essence Festival, Durban.
2015: Thupelo Cape Town Trust Exhibition, Provenance Auction House, Cape Town.
2007: Africa South, Association for Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town.
2006: Artscape, Cape Town (for the Cape Town Festival). 
2005: Botaki 3 & 4, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Cape Town.
2004: Gender & Visuality Exhibition, University of the Western Cape (History Department), Battswood Gallery, Cape Town.
1999: DisNag, Iziko Slave Lodge & ART 1 Gallery, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (International)

2016: Delville Wood Museum, Longueval, France.

Workshops & ongoing community projects

2005 - present: District Six community workshops, Lydia Williams Centre, Cape Town.
2004 - present: Member of art@school.education.com< /a>(voluntary organisation) with Cape Town artists to engage youth and communities through visual arts.
1997 - present: Assisting schools (Zonnebloem Girls Primary, St Agnes Primary, Wynberg Senior Secondary, Al-Wafaa Preschool, Walmer Primary) with banners, signs, stage props and decor, costumes, posters, exhibitions.

Workshops/Community projects (previous)

2016: District 6 Museum Peninsula Memory Project. Public participation to produce commemorative artworks. 
2015: Thupelo Artist’s Residency, Ruth Prowse, Cape Town.
2011: Mural Painting, Philadelphia University of the Arts, Cape Town & Philadelphia, United States of America.
2010: Strengths & Convictions, Nobel Peace Center & Iziko Museums, Cape Town.
2008 - 2010: Visual Arts Educator and Exhibition Designer for Peacejam Foundation Youth Programmes (Unesco funded project) at the District Six Museum and Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe.
2008 - 2009: Rivers of the World, workshops in Cape Town and exhibition in London (British Council).
2008 - 2009: Visual Arts Educator and Exhibition Coordinator for Peripheral Vision, a cultural youth exchange programme between District Six Museum and Swedish Arts and Culture Centres: Lava, Zenit, BotkyrkaKunstall.
2007 - 2008: Rivers of the World International Art Project, (worked with learners to produce artworks about the Liesbeeck River in Cape Town).
2007: Oorwinning Kanala, Photography workshop , Goodman Gallery, Cape Town
2007: Photographic workshop for District 6 youth with artists Hussein and Hassan Essop for the Goodman Gallery Cape at the Lydia Williams Centre.
2002: Isivivane solwazi, Robben Island Museum, South Africa & Devon County, United Kingdom.
2002: Visual Arts Educator, Isivivane Solwazi Art and Culture programme, Robben Island Museum Spring School.
1999: Mural painting facilitator, Words and Vision, Molo Songololo Productions.


Private, South Africa
Delville Wood Museum, Longueval, France


2014: Injustice, sculpture commissioned by V&A Minstrels for Cape Minstrel Carnival.
2005: Ti Koeli’s heritage, painting commissioned by The Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Art in Business exhibition at ArtsCape.
2000: Shine Where You Are: Lulama’s Blanket, Book illustrations commissioned by Institute for Democratic Alternatives in South Africa (IDASA).
1999: South African National Zakkaah fund. 


2013: The Excellence Certificate for top UNISA 4th year Visual Art student in SA


2006: Visual Art Adjudicator, Fairest Cape Association.
2005 - 2006: Contributor (text and photographs), Iziko EPP Publication Picasso and Africa.
2004: Reviewing & consulting arts & culture handbook for learners & Educators, Oxford University Press.
2003: Visual Art Adjudicator, Lovelife. Textile Workshop, MAPPP-SETA.
1997 - 2003: As member of the Arts Junction (youth arts productions) planned art workshops, exhibitions, production of posters, pamphlets, set & costume design
2000: Book illustrations for IDASA (Project Literacy). Book titles: Shine Where You Are; Lulama's Blanket.
1999: Member of the Arts Forum, based at Battswood Art Centre, Grassy Park, Cape Town.