Cheryl Traub-Adler

b. Cape Town, South Africa, 1959.

Cheryl Traub-Adler is an interdisciplinary artist. Her public art intersects between performance, embodied practice and localized site-specific disruption. Her studio practice focuses on the creative process in printmaking, collage, poetry and painting.

Education

1981: Michaelis School of Fine Art, Diploma in Fine Art - Photography major.

1995: Centre for Creative Education, Waldorf teacher training - Foundation phase.

2003: Bridging Polarities through Art - A 2-year part-time training in process art facilitation
Online Studies.

2011-19: Online courses – Medicine and the Arts: Humanizing Healthcare, The University of Cape Town; What is a Mind?, The University of Cape Town; Identity, Conflict and Public Space, Queen’s University; Politics, Art and Resistance, The University of Kent; Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum, University of Leicester; Why We Post, University College London; Arts and Technology Teach-Out, University of Michigan.

Solo Exhibitions

2017: Analogue V, Alliance Française, Cape Town, South Africa.

2012: The Figure Imagined, Art In The Forest, Cape Town, South Africa.

2012: Ancestral Robe Washing, FirstSite Specific, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. 

2014: The Minds Eye, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Oudshoorn, South Africa.

Group Exhibitions

2020: Fly To Me, The Project Space, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2019: Fundamental Rationalism, Eclectica Print Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

2018: Politics of Water (Performance Photographs Curated by Mirjam Asmal), Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town, South Africa.

2018: Privacy is not a Right, Slave Church Museum, Cape Town, South Africa.

2018: Politics, Art and Resistance, TATE Modern/TATE exchange FutureLearn, United Kingdom.

2017: New Guard, ArtB Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

2015: Persistence of Memory, Centre for Curating the Archive, Untitled Studios,  Cape Town, South Africa

2015: Oppressive Space, Wolf Architects Pumflet ‘Rondehuis, Cape Town, South Africa.

Installations

2020: Garden of a Future Nostalgia (with Luan Nel), Nel Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.

2019: Daor Contemporary Opening: Installation - Mixed Tapes ReWind Version 2

2019: My Mothers Dress (Finalist Winner), PPC Imaginarium, Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa.

2018: Home Affairs / Artweek Cape Town (Curated by Astrid Von Brucken), Collaborative Intervention,  Daor Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa.

2018: Deconstructing National Monuments, Thupelo Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa.

2018: Artists Breath, GUS Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa.

2016: Paths of Pilgrimage, Roundabout.LX, Lisbon, Portugal.

2015: Bloed, Snake Eagle Thinking Path, Matjiesfontein, South Africa.

2014: Making Space, Open City, Church Square, Cape Town, South Africa.

2014: Basurama, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa.

2014: Kraal.Installation Performance, Nieu Bethesda, South Africa.

2014:  Hyym Zys Hyym/Home Sweet Home Installation, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Oudshoorn, South Africa.

2014: Cage of Follies, Geodesic Dome, Tankwa Karoo, South Africa.

2013: Lifna Adam- Artisinal Response, Installation,  Fez, Morocco

2013: Xtincture & the Salt in the Wound, Greatmore Studio, Cape Town, South Africa.

2011: Ithemba Love Letters (with OneMileClock), BurningMan, Nevada, United States of America.

2010: Dream Interactive BodyMap Installation, AfriKaburn, Stonehenge Private Reserve, South Africa.

2010: TroyArtPuppet contributor to TroyArt, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Performance

2019: Mihloti Ya Wansati / Women’s Tears (with Lizette Chirimme), Investec Art Fair Gallery Night, AVA Stoep, Cape Town, South Africa.

2017: What the Body Remembers, Collaborative Alliance Française du Cap, Cape Town.

2017: Drawing the Line, Kalk Bay Platform, Collaborative public intervention with Gita Galinea and SlowLife, Kalk Bay, South Africa

2014: How long is a piece of string? Afrikaburn, Tankwa Karoo, South Africa.

Thalente Khomo

b. Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1995. Lives in Johannesburg.


Thalente Khomo creates imaginative works that navigate between photography, performance and printmaking. Drawing on personal and cultural histories, her images give visual form to a world that is at once physical and spiritual, present and transcendent, contemporary and ancient. Khomo is a graduate of Durban University of Technology and a member of the Amasosha Art Movement. She has been exhibiting her work since 2016.

Solo Exhibitions

2019:  UkuThwebula, Cape Town School of Photography, Cape Town, South Africa.

Group Exhibitions

2019:  Utalagu Art Exhibition, Ikomkhulu Art Space, Durban, South Africa.

2019:  Kabusha Photography End Year Exhibition BTech, Durban Art Contemporary Space, Durban.

2019:  Tshwele Pele Art Bank Exhibition, Durban Art Gallery, Durban.

2019:  Thupelo Workshop Exhibition, Pietermaritzburg.

2019:  Articulate Africa Exhibition, Durban International Convention Centre, Durban.

2019:  Ukuba duo Exhibition (with Thembi Mthembu),  The office 97 Gallery, Durban.

2019:  Amososha Art Movement, Essence Festival, ICC, Durban.

2018:  Ikhaya Exhibition, Ikomkhulu Art Space, Durban.

2018:  Isambumbulo, Henry George Gallery, Johannesburg.

2018:  Masihambisane, African Art Centre,  Durban.

2017:  Inyathuko (The Journey), Ikomkhulu Art Space, Durban.

2017:  Amososha Art Movement, Essence Festival, ICC, Durban.

 2016:  Abangoni,  Happy Hippo Backpackers, Durban.

2017:  Essence Festival, ICC, Durban.

2016:  Messages From the Soul, KZNSA Gallery, Durban.

Education

2020: Bachelor of Technology Photography,  Durban University of Technology.

2019:  National Diploma Photography, Durban University of Technology.

 

Helena Uambembe

b. Pomfret, Northern Cape, South Africa, 1994. Lives in Johannesburg.


Helena Uambembe is an interdisciplinary artist (textiles, printmaking, photography, performance). Drawing on her own life story, her art reflects on the erasure of histories of conflict and complicity of South Africa’s wars in Angola and Namibia, and the unspoken legacies of those wars that shadow the present.   

Education

2018:  B Tech in Fine and Applied Arts – Tshwane University of Technology.

2016: National Diploma in Fine and Applied Arts - Tshwane University of Technology.

Solo exhibitions

2018:  KutalaChopeto [Seeking Comfort], World Refugee Day exhibition. Point of Order, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Group exhibitions

2020:  Qual Futuro, Online exhibition.

2020:  The Borders of Memory, Two Woman Show, Guns & Rain, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2020:  Covert Bioscope. Bag Factory. Online Exhibition.

2019:  Texidermia do Futuro. Museu National de Historia Natural, Luanda, Angola.

2019:  Multiplies, Johannesburg.

2019:  Resistance is Us. Absa Art Gallery, Johannesburg.

2019:  Summer Salon, Bag Factory Artist Studios, Johannesburg.

2019:  The Warmth of Other Suns, The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg.

2019:  Print Like a Girl, Turbine Art Fair, Gallery 2, Johannesburg.

2019:  Print Like a Girl, Art Room Gallery, Johannesburg.

2019:  Compulsive exhibition, Johanne van Heerden Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa.

2019:  Mark-making, Trent Gallery, Pretoria.

2019:  I don’t know what you are talking about, but I know what you mean, PASTOgalleria, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2019:  Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Offset Culture.art, Cape Town, South Africa.

2019:  Spaces in Between, Tmrw Gallery, Johannesburg.

2018:  TUT Studio exhibition 2018, TUT Arts Campus, Pretoria.

2018:  Till Art Do Us Apart, TUT Art Festival, Pretoria.

2018:  Print Art – Now and Then, Trent Gallery, Pretoria.

2017:  Silences in Between, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town.

2017:  Nirox Sculpture Winter Fair, Johannesburg.

2017:  The Centre of the less good idea season 1. Arts on Main, Johannesburg.

2017:  South-South. Let us begin again. Goodman Gallery Cape Town.

Performances

2019:  ​Caminho do Mato, Caminho do Flores, Flores de Amor Extended,  Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg.

2019: ​Caminho do Mato, Caminho do Flores, Flores de Amor, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg.

2019:  ​Therapy for the Black Man (In Honour of...), Underline Projects, Johannesburg.

2019:  ​Load I shall Carry (Prayer to mother Njinga), The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg.

2018: Tchiganchi, The Point of Order, Johannesburg.

Conferences

2019:  The Violence of an Anxious Mind - Panel Discussion, Bag Factory Artist
Studios, Johannesburg.

2019:  David Koloane Panel Discussion, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg.

2019:  AFEMS – African Feminism Conference, Performing Normalcy: A focus on the
Women of the 32 Battalion, Johannesburg.

2018:  BLT People’s Table, Johannesburg.

2016:  The History we are told not to Speak (The history of the Pomfret community), Unisa School of Arts Conference, Pretoria.

2016:  Black Portraiture iii. The Untold Story of the Pomfret Community, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

 

Yasmien Mackay

b. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1997. Lives in Durban.

Yasmien Mackay utilizes non-traditional media (digital photography/ video/ printing, and found objects/ installation) to explore and provoke responses to questions of patriarchy, culture, language and identity in contemporary society. A graduate of DUT, Mackay has been exhibiting her work since 2016.

Group exhibitions

2020:  An_Unfurling, Young Artist Project. KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

2019:  When Thoughts Become Things. Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

2019:  Zeitgeist Africa. Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

2019:  Entrepreneurship Through the Arts. Durban International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa.

2019:  Emma Smith Nominee Exhibition. Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa.

2018:  DUT Fine Art & Jewellery Design Graduate Exhibition. KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

2018:  SHIFT. DISREGARD. RETHINK. Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

2018:  DOES THIS OFFEND YOU?  BAT Centre, Durban, South Africa.

2016:  National Creative Arts Youth Festival. Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

2016:  New Beginners. Durban Art Space, Durban, South Africa.

Education

2019:  Bachelor of Technology in Fine Art (cum laude),  Durban University of Technology.

Awards

2019:  Fine Art Excellence Award ( Fourth Year Top Student).

2018:  Fine Art Excellence Award ( Third  Year Top Student).

2018:  Dean’s Merit Award for National Diploma in Fine Art.

2017:  Fine Art Excellence Award ( Second Year Top Student).

2016:  Third Place in the National Creative Arts Youth Festival.

2016:  Fine Art Excellence Award (First Year Top Student).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa

b. Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1956. Lives in Johannesburg.

Bongiwe Dhlomo is an artist, activist and one of South Africa’s first black curators. She began making art in the late 1970s as a response to life under apartheid. With a strong focus on the political, her aims include giving voice to the rural and urban histories of black women.

Arts Education


1978 - 1979 Fine Arts Diploma (Printmaking), The Evangelical Lutheran Church Art and Craft Centre at Rorke's Drift, Natal, South Africa

Exhibitions

2018  The Friends of JAG and Keyes Art Mile  Fuba 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Trumpet Building, Keyes Art Mile, Johannesburg, South Africa
2017  Impressions of Rorke's Drift, The Melrose Gallery,
2015  A Labour of Love, Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
2014  Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2012  A Fragile Archive, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2010  Strengths and Convictions: The Lives and times of South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa; Nobel Peace Centre, Oslo, Norway
2003  Rorke's Drift: Empowering Prints 1962 - 1982, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town; Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa
1999  [Rewind] Fast Forward.za, Van Reekum Museum of Modern Art, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
1998  Trans Figurative, Association of Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1989 - 1990  Art/Images in Southern Africa, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
1988  The Neglected Tradition, Johannesburg Art allery, Johannesburg, South Africa
1986  Images of South Africa (solo), Gabarone, Botswana 

Other


2019  Curator, Admission of Guilt, 179 Buitengracht St, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
2016  Panelist, "A reflection on the role of the arts in the struggle" panel discussion, Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa
2016  Curator, Worshop, Assemblage, 
2014  Panelist, Seminar: Towards a working concept of socially engaged Art in 2014, KZNSA, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
2013  Co-Curator, Umhlaba 1913–2013: Commemorating the 1913 Land Act, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2013  Facilitator, Print Workshop, National School of the Arts (NSA), Johannesburg, South Africa
2009 - 2013  Curatorial Content Manager, Steve Biko Centre, King William's Town, South Africa
1994 - 1999  Committee member, Acquisitions Committee, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
1986 - 1988  Coordinator, Alexandra Art Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
1983 - 1985  Curator, FUBA Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
1980 - 1983  Worked at the African Art Centre, Durban, South Africa

Thami Jali

b. Lamontville, Durban, South Africa, 1955.

Thami Jali is a painter and ceramicist. As an alumni of the Rorke’s Drift Art & Craft Centre he helped re-establish the ceramic studio when the centre re-opened in 2004. He is a multi-faceted artist whose art is at once forbidding and optimistic, giving voice to the man on the street and celebrating the diversity of South African cultures and languages.


Art education


1983-84 Ceramics, Natal Technikon, KwaZulu-Natal
1981-82 Rorke's Drift Art & Craft Centre, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Selected Exhibitions


2014 Restless Spirt, solo exhibition, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2014 Retroactive, KZNSA, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2011 Three Parts More Harmony, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2011 Amandla, Menzi Mchunu & Democratic Gallery, BAT Centre, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2010 Amandla, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2009 A Known Heritage,  Kizo Art Gallery at Gateway, Umhlanga,  Kwa-zulu Natal
2007 Transformation, solo exhibition, Menzi Mchunu Gallery, BAT Centre, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2004 InniBos Kunstefees, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
1998 Ungqofo Ulalele, solo exhibition, Menzi Mchunu Gallery, BAT Centre, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
1997 New Dehli Triennale, Lalit Kala Akademi, India
1995 Africus Johannesburg Biennale ’95, Johannesburg
1995 38 Essex Road, NSA Gallery, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
1994 National Arts Trust Exhibition, BAT Centre, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
1993 ART OMI, International Artists Workshop, New York, USA
1991 & 1992 Thupelo Workshop Exhibition, Fuba Gallery, Johannesburg
1990 Vulamehlo – Open Eye,  Durban Art Gallery, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
1990 Art from South African Townships, Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, England
1989 Five Friends, NSA Gallery, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal (Paul Sibisi, Mpolokeng Ramphomane, Sifiso kaMkame, Gordon Gabashane and Thami Jali)
1989 Objects of Utility, Fuba Gallery, Johannesburg
1988 Friends of Freedom, Fuba Gallery, Johannesburg
1983 Art Communication, Indingilizi Gallery, Mbabane, Swaziland
1980 - 1982 Festival of African Art, University of Zululand, Richards Bay, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Workshops & Residencies


1997 Artist in Residence, Edgewood College, Wisconsin, USA
1990 Zabalaza Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

Awards


1982 First Prize in Sculpture, Festival of African Arts, University of Zululand, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Other


2017 Judge, PPC Imaginarium Awards
2004 Re-established the ceramics studio, Rorke's Drift Art & Craft Centre, Kwa-Zulu Natal
2000 Ceramic tile project, Matsulu Art Centre, Mpumalanga 
1991 Trustee, Community Mural Projects, Cultural Trust, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
1987 Taught pottery and sculpture, Mofolo Art Centre, Soweto, Johannesburg
1983-84 Founder of Art Communications, Natal Technikon, KwaZulu-Natal

Public collections


Campbell Collections, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban Art Gallery
South African National Gallery
Tatham Art Gallery
The Constitutional Court
University of Zululand

Avhashoni Mainganye

b. Venda, Limpopo, South Africa, 1957. Lives in Thohoyandou.
Avhashoni Mainganye is an artist, art educator, cultural activist and poet, and has been instrumental in promoting artistic activity in Limpopo. Initially producing art with strong socio-political overtones, his work has become increasingly abstract,  with questions of African culture interfacing with broader humanist concerns. 


 
 

 

Phillipa Hobbs, Messages and Meaning: The MTN Art Collection, (David Krut Publishing, Johannesburg, 2006), 147)
 

 

 

 

Brett Kebble Awards 2004, (Marulelo Communications: Cape Town, 2004), 146-147)

 

 

 


Art education


1981-82 Rorke's Drift Art & Craft Centre, Kwa-Zulu Natal
1985-89 Funda Art Centre, Soweto, Johannesburg

Selected Exhibitions


2016 Johannesburg Art Fair, Johannesburg
2015 Art Santa Fe 2015, Sante Fe Convention Center, New Mexico, USA
2015 Opening the Drawers: A Limited Edition Print Pop Up Shop, David Krut Projects, Johannesburg
2015 Venda Tsonga Craft Art Exhibition, Madi a Thavha Lodge, Limpopo
2014 Work on Paper, Trent Gallery, Pretoria
2011 Collages, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Netherlands
2010 Journey, solo exhibition, iZArte, Zutphen, Netherlands
2008 Journey, solo exhibition, Association for the Visual Arts, Cape Town
2007 30 Years of Soweto Printmaking, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
2006 Avashoni Mainganye and Sandile Zulu – New Works, David Krut Projects, Parkwood
2004 - 5 Soul Of Africa: Art as a Cornerstone for Development, The Development Bank of Southern Africa, Midrand
2000 Solo exhibition, Coker College, North Carolina, USA
1995 Spring Time in Chile, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
1995 Africa95, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
1994 Artists for Peace, Geneva, Switzerland
1992 Solo exhibition, Polokwane Art Museum, Polokwane
1989  Women, Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
1988 VhaVenda / Shangaan Wood Sculptures, South African Association of Arts, Pretoria
1987 National Museum & Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
1985 BMW Tributaries, Africana Museum in progress, Johannesburg
1985 Artimo (Art in Motion), Market Gallery, Johannesburg

Workshops & Residencies


2016 Transvisions in Wood, Karoo
2008 International AIDS Conference, Polokwane Art Gallery, Polokwane
2007 Triangle workshop, Isle of Tanera Mhor, Scotland
2006 Greatmore Studios residency, Cape Town
2005 Venda Land of Legends, Venda & Tsonga wood carving workshop, Netherlands
1999 Craft/Art, Joint wood carving workshop with Graham Jones, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Grahamstown
1995 Spring in Chile cultural exchange programme, Chile
1994 Koma, collaboration with Stefano Kofmehl of Locarno, Switzerland
1990  Soweto Action, Art Residency, France & Switzerland
1986 - 2006 Thupelo Art Workshops, Cape Town

Awards


2016 MEC Achievers Award, Limpopo Department of Arts and Culture, Polokwane
2008 Top five, Sasol Wax Art Awards, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
2007 Top ten, Sasol Wax Art Awards, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
2005 Achievers Award, Limpopo Mapungubwe Arts Festival, Polokwane
2004 Finalist, Brett Kebble Awards
1994 Participant, FNB Vita Awards

Other


2014 Hosted the Ubuntu Trust, Thohoyandou Arts & Culture Centre, Thohoyandou
2009 Department of Arts and Culture's Arts & Craft Awards selecting panel
2004 - 5 Soul of Africa exhibition selecting panel, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Johannesburg
2001 Art teacher, printing, Feniks International 20th Anniversary, Belgium
2000 Art teacher, painting and printing at Coker College, United States
1999 Arts facilitator, Thohoyandou Arts and Culture Centre, Thohoyandou
1985 - 2006 United States - South Africa Leader Exchange Program (USSALEP)

Public collections


IBM South Africa, Cape Town
MTN, Johannesburg
Anglovalal Mining Company, Johannesburg
Fur Volkerkunde Museum, Hamburg, Germany
Totem Meneghelli Gallery, Johannesburg
Polokwane Art Museum, Polokwane
University of Zululand, Richards Bay
University Limpopo, Mankweng
University of Venda, Thohoyandou
The Ghandi Foundation, London, United Kingdom

Links

Julia Hango

b. 1993, Windhoek, Namibia. Lives in Swakopmund.

Julia Hango plays with photographic techniques, frequently centering her body in challenging fixed notions of gender roles and identity. 

Education


Self-taught

Solo Exhibitions


2016 Naked Spaces
2015 Provocatore Jojo’s Art and Music Cafe. Windhoek,Namibia
2015 Silent Violence. The Warehouse Theatre. Windhoek, Namibia

Group Exhibitions


2016 ARTMESIA. DF Contemporary. Cape Town, South Africa
2016 Fierce_pop UP. Afrovibes. Amsterdam
2016 I Am a differant me. Franco Namibian Cultiral Centre (FNCC). Windhoek, Namibia
2016 ARTiculate Africa, Beyond Bineries. Essence Festival. Durban, South Africa
2016 Amazing Namibian Women. National Art Gallery of Namibia. Windhoek, Namibia
2016 Conversations : Collaboration between JuliART and Oddgtl. National Art Gallery of Namibia. Windhoek, Namibia.
2016 So Namibia Collective /THAT ART FAIR. Cape Town , South Africa
2015 FOR TONY. National Art Gallery of Namibia. Windhoek, Namibia
2015 XOM/ETOSHA. Vänersborg, Sweden

Other


Short Listed for the 2017 Geraald Kraak Award
Founder and creator of the Juliart and WINE: Nude life drawing salon held in the Warehouse Theatre 's
Cellar of Rock in Windhoek and Swakopmund
Founding member of "So Namibia" Collective

Paul Sibisi

b. 1948, Umkhumbane, Durban.
A former student at Rorke’s Drift, long-serving art teacher and seasoned political and cultural activist, Paul Sibisi has been an influential figure in Durban’s art scene for decades. His paintings and prints provide cutting commentary on social injustice, with an emphasis on the affirmation of dignity of ordinary people. His aesthetic is both expressive and graphic, realist and poetic.

Gavin Younge, Art of the South African Townships, (Thames & Hudson London, 1988 ), 18-25, 72-75

 


E.J De Jager, Images of Man: Contemporary SA Black Art & Artists, (Ciskei: Fort Hare University Press in association with Fort Hare Foundation, 1992 ), 26-33

 

Hayden Proud, ReVisions: Expanding the Narrative of South African Art, (UNISA Press Pretoria, 2006), 250-251

 


Education and Training


1987: Art education and Graphic Techniques, Fircraft College, Birmingham, UK
1975-77: Art Teacher, Kwathambo Combined School, Amanzimtoti & Mzuvele High School, KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal
1973-74: SA Institute of Race Relations bursary to study at ELC Art and Craft Centre, Rorke’s Drift, KwaZulu-Natal
1969-71: Art Teacher, Applebosch Training College, Oswatini, KwaZulu-Natal
1968: Department of Bantu Education bursary to study at Ndaleni Art School, KwaZulu-Natal

Solo Exhibitions


2003: Revisiting Myself, African Art Centre, Durban
1987: My People are Our People, Anderson O'Day Gallery, London, UK
1981: African Art Centre, Durban
1973: Bojo Gallery, Durban

Group Exhibitions

2016: Beyond Binaries, Durban Art Gallery and KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2006: ReVisions, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town
2002: Abelumbi: Untold tales of magic, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
1990-91: Art from South Africa, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, and touring; and South African National Gallery, Cape Town
1989: Five Friends (Paul Sibisi, Mpolokeng Ramphomane, Sifiso kaMkame, Gordon Gabashane and Thami Jali), NSA Gallery, Durban
1987: Paul Mikula and Associates, Durban
1986: Contemporary African Art: Selected works from the Pelmama Permanent Art Collection, Gallery 21, Johannesburg
1985: Tributaries, Africana Museum in Progress, Johannesburg
1984: Weddings — members exhibition, Natal Society of Arts, Durban
1984: International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
1984: African Arts Festival, University of Zululand, Kwadlangezwa, KwaZulu-Natal
1983: African Arts Festival University of Zululand, Kwadlangezwa, KwaZulu-Natal
1982: African Arts Festival University of Zululand, Kwadlangezwa, KwaZulu-Natal
1982: My environment — members exhibition, NSA, Durban
1982: International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
1982: Art Toward Social Development: An Exhibition of SA Art, National Museum and Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
1981: Members exhibition, Natal Society of Arts, Durban
1981: Exhibition of Black Art as Represented in the Campbell Collections of the University of Natal
1981: African Arts Festival, University of Zululand, Kwadlangezwa, KwaZulu-Natal
1981: Haenggi Foundation National Art Competition Exhibition, Gallery 21, Johannesburg
1980: African Arts Festival University of Zululand, Kwadlangezwa, KwaZulu-Natal
1980: Members exhibition, Natal Society of Arts, Durban
1976: Urban African Art, Norman Dunn Gallery, Hilton College, KwaZulu-Natal
1974: Annual Exhibition, University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape
1974: Two-person exhibition with Vuminkosi Zulu, Natal Society of Arts, Durban
1973: Art SA Today, Durban Art Museum, Durban
1973: Black Expo
1970: Annual Exhibition, University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape
1968: Metropolitan Church Hall, Pietermaritzburg

Awards, Fellowships and Grants


1987: British council fellowship
1984: Operation Crossroads Africa grant
1981: Art on the Mole '81 Competition first prize
1981: Haenggi Foundation National Art Competition fourth prize
1980: Art on the Mole'80 third prize
1973: Black Expo '73 Graphic art award
1973-74: SA Institute of Race Relations bursary to Rorke’s Drift
1970: University of Fort Hare Art Exhibition award
1968: Department of Bantu Education bursary

Commissions


1986: Portfolio for NAPAC

Collections


Durban Art Gallery
Iziko South African National Gallery
KC
Norval Foundation
Pelmama Art Collection
South African National Gallery
University of Fort Hare
University of Zululand

Mthobisi Maphumulo

b. Imfume, Durban, South Africa, 1988.

Mthobisi Maphumulo is a multimedia artist based in Durban. His work in oil pastels and mono print is a critique on the social construction of society with particular interest in notion of class and the contemporary effects of colonial history. He is the founder of Amasosha Art Movement, a collective of young artists based in the city.

Art Education


2015  The business of Art Certificate, Curate.A.Space, Durban, Sout Africa
2013  Printmaking Workshop, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2012  Mural certificate, Bremen, Germany
2010  Visual Art Certificate, BAT Centre, Durban, South Africa
2011  Velobala weekend art classes Certificate, African Art Centre, Durban, South Africa

Selected  Exhibitions


2019  Faces of Freedom, solo exhibition, The Office, Morningside, South Africa
2016  Essence Festival, ICC, Durban, South Africa
2016  New ideas about Bill of Rights, African Art Centre, Durban, South Africa
2016  Invisible, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2015  Lessons, Nedbank, Durban, South Africa
2015  Joburg fringe, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015  After Winter, Henry George gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015  Fresh produced, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015  Digital art, BAT Centre, Durban, South Africa
2015  Blowing Minds, University of the Free State gallery, Bloemfontein, South Africa
2015  Blowing Minds, KZNSA gallery, Durban, South Africa
2015  Transformation, Incubation, Activation, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2014  Reflection, BAT Centre, Durban, South Africa
2014  Ababhemu, 8 Morrison Street, Durban, South Africa
2014  Hilton Art Festival, Durban, South Africa
2014  Ababhemu, Grahamstown Art Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa
2014  Bobathathu June 16 exhibition, Sushi Corner, Durban, South Africa
2014  Awe, What you say about what?, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2014  Twenty/20 - A clear vision, Growing the Mandela Legacy, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
2014  Emergining Eyes, African Art Centre, Durban, South Africa
2013  The Collective art gallery, Durban, South Africa
2013  Wushwini Art and Culture Heritage Centre, Durban, South Africa
2012  Contemporal Voices, African Art Centre, Durban, South Africa
2011  Izikhwepha Zethu, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2011  Don’t Panic, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2010  BAT Centre, Durban, South Africa

Amasosha collective exhibitions


2016  Messages from the Soul, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2016  Creative pot, Umlazi community hall, Durban, South Africa
2016  Hope in the struggle, Amini Florida, Durban, South Africa
2015  Siyaya, Greedy Buddha, Umhlanga, South Africa
2015  Eye Candy, Hilton Art Festival, Durban, South Africa
2015  Umhlabelo, Atelier Shop 2, Durban, South Africa
2015  Umhlabelo, BAT Centre, Durban, South Africa

Public Art Projects


2010  Mosaic at Sakhithemba Centre, Illovo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2011  Mural of Inqola noseyili photography exhibition by Zoro Xaba, Durban, South Africa
2011  Renewing BAT Centre Mural, Durban, South Africa
2011  Waterfall Mural, Victoria Market bridge, Don’t panic exhibition, curated by Gabi Ngcobo, Durban, South Africa
2012  Facilitator in Wushwini Art and Culture Heritage, Art in school Project, Durban, South Africa
2012  Mural in Concordia-Tunnel, Bremen, Germany

Collections


Nandos
Amazwi contemporal Art
Leiterin der stadtischen Galerie 
Durban Art Gallery
Bertha Foundation

Awards/Prizes


2015 Most promising artist at KZNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa