Biographies

Basil Coetzee ( ‘Ou B’ or 'Manenberg' as he was affectionately known) was born in District Six, Cape Town, on 2 February... read more
Julian Cobbing was born in 1944 in London. He studied at the University of London where he gained his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and later... read more
Hestrie Cloete (née Storbeck) was born in 1978 in Germiston, Transvaal (now Gauteng). She grew up in the small town of Coligny, Western Tran... read more
Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Clegg was born in Bacup, near Rochdale in England on 7 June 1953. His father was from England but his mother w... read more
The Chaukes live in Blinkwater, near Msengi in the Limpopo Province, but very little is known about this family of carvers. They have neithe... read more
Ohm Collins Chabane was born on 15 April 1960 in Xikundu Village, in Limpopo (then Northern Transvaal). He attended Shingwedzi High School,... read more
Jan Celliers was born on 12 January 1865 on the farm Wagenmakersvallei near Wellington. A few years later his family moved to Cape Town wher... read more
Norman Catherine was born in East London, South Africa in September 1949. He studied at the East London Technical School of Art and held his... read more
Henry “Black Cat” Cele was born on 30 January 1949 in KwaMashu, Durban, South Africa.  As a member of the Cele family he wa... read more
Luli Callinicos was born in Johannesburg, and is of Hellenic descent. She began her involvement in the struggle for democracy at an early ag... read more
Margaret Roach Campbell (Killie Campbell) was born at Mount Edgecombe on 9 September 1881, the second of four children of the Natal senator... read more
Diane Case was born in Woodstock, Cape Town in 1955, the daughter of an Indian father and mixed race mother of slave ancestry. The family la... read more

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