artists

Fortune Dlamini

Fortune Dlamini

Art

Fortune Dlamini is a Johannesburg born and based artist who matriculated at Jules High School in year 2010 then enrolled with Artist proof studio in 2012 to study visual printmaking for 3yrs after a year of attending art classes in Johannesburg Art Gallery.

David Isoka

David Isoka

Art

Was born in Johannesburg in 1990 and lives and works in this city. David studied and is currently working at the Artist Proof Studio in Johannesburg. He creates large prints related to what comes from deep within his own life.

Sizwe Khoza

Sizwe Khoza

Art

Sizwe Khoza was born in Mozambique and moved to South Africa, Soweto at the age of five. Started school at the age of nine in KWA-THEMA Combined primary and finished his high school in 2010 at Nkumbulo Comprehansive school, in that same year he attended his 1st year class part-time at Artist Proof Studio in Newtown. Art has been in his skin from early childhood, he did poetry, drama, music and is now a Printmaker.

Themba Khumalo

Themba Khumalo

Art

Was born 1987 in Soweto, Johannesburg, where he still lives and works. Themba studied and is currently working at the Artist Proof Studio in Johannesburg. He creates images on prints from the big city of Johannesburg, in which beauty, energy, fears, the dark and dirty are summarised. His home plays an important role in his work: ‘I am who I am because of my upbringing’.

David Koloane

David Koloane

Art

Was born 1938 in the township of Alexandra, Johannesburg.

Lehlogonolo Mashaba

Lehlogonolo Mashaba

Art

Was born in Johannesburg in 1983 and is currently living in this city. Lehlogonolo studied at the Artist Proof Studio in Johannesburg. His work refers to the influence our memory, recollection and forgetting have, and how our brain tries to make sense of this information and the void it leaves. With text he gives shape to human figures.

Pat Mautloa

Pat Mautloa

Art

Was born in 1952 in Ventersdorp, Western Transvaal. Mautloa’s family moved to Soweto in 1954.

Samson Mnisi

Samson Mnisi

Art

Was born in 1971 in Lesotho, he lives and works in Johannesburg. His art is a symbolic language of an abstract thought. He uses patterns, lines, symbols and color to find a contemporary South African expression. He sees himself as part of the timeless tradition of celebrating the human godliness from the first rock painting, to the present time and beyond. He’s interested in using art as another element of alchemy. Where through it you can evoke and even heal certain emotions.

“In my work I am finding a new interpretation for an old language."

Sello Mntuyedwa

Sello Mntuyedwa

Art

Was born in 1963 in Soweto, Johannesburg, where he still lives and works. Sello makes very colourful prints and supports many young artists in the printmaking school Squzu Press School in Soweto.

Mongezi Ncaphayi

Mongezi Ncaphayi

Art

Was born in Johannesburg in 1983 and studied at the Artist Proof Studio and David Krut Projects in Johannesburg, where he is currently working as well (as is William Kentridge). Mongezi is both a visual artist and musician; through music he gives shape to his art. With the titles of his work he offers a context to the viewer.

Peter Sinnige

Peter Sinnige

Art

Was born in Alkmaar in 1959 and lives and works in Amsterdam and Wittenberge.
Peter is a visual artist and musician. He makes narrative oil paintings with 24-carat gold in large sizes.

Chris Soal

Chris Soal

Art

Young artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. 21 years old and currently studying Fine Art at the Wits School of Art. Working mainly in sculpture and forms of installation coupled with printmaking, photography and drawing, his creative process is conceptual in approach, utilizing the medium that best fits the concept. Chris makes self-reflexive work that can stand on it’s own, initiating discussion and interpretation from those who encounter it.

Uche Uzorka

Uche Uzorka

Art

Lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria, was born in 1974.

Brak Furniture Johannesburg

Brak Furniture Johannesburg

Design

Brak is a family business designing and manufacturing stylish furniture in which the energy and ideas of the younger workers are combined with the skills and expertise of the more experienced ones.

Indigi Design Cape Town

Indigi Design Cape Town

Design

Designers and creators of textiles and small furniture, working on the basis of a consistent story about innovative design, carefully selected materials and local manual techniques.

Kate Lloyd Mason Design Cape Town

Kate Lloyd Mason Design Cape Town

Design

Kate designs cushion covers, for which she is always looking for wonderful textiles.

Perderson and Lennard Cape Town

Perderson and Lennard Cape Town

Design

Founders and designers Luke Pedersen and Jake Lennard make innovative, simple, stylish furniture, based on the view that design should be accessible, functional and beautiful.

Vogel Design Cape Town

Vogel Design Cape Town

Design

John Vogel designs and makes stylish and imaginative furniture, aiming to forge a connection between man and nature.