Biographies

This biography was written by SAHO in collaboration with Artthrob Modus Operandi Penny Siopis is foremost a painter, although she frequently... read more
Margaret Singana was born Margaret Mcingana on 1st January in 1938 in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. In the 1950s Margaret moved to Johanne... read more
Lucky Sibiya was born in 1942 in Vryheid, Natal. Sibiya was educated at St Peter's Seminary, Hammanskraal. His early art career consisted of... read more
Michael Paul Sibisi was born in Umkhumbane Durban on 23 September 1948. He went to Chersterville Secondary School where he completed Standar... read more
Cyprian Mpho Shilakoe was born on 3rd August 1946 in Barberton, Eastern Transvaal. Shilakoe spent his childhood on an isolated mission stati... read more
  Joseph Headman Shabalala was born on 28 August in 1941 and was a member of the internationally renowned South African vocal group, La... read more
“Art is the spark, the illumination which is socially significant for it brings about understanding.” Jan Gerard Sekoto was born on 9 Septem... read more
Mmapula Mmakgoba Helen Sebidi was born in Marapyane, near Hammanskraal,on 5th March in 1943. She developed a life-long love for the designs... read more
William Luscombe Searelle was born Isaac Israel and later adopted a professional name formed from Luscombe (in South Australia) and an imper... read more
Lucas Seage was born on 02 November 1956 in Newclare, Johannesburg. Seage attended Barolong High School in Gaborone, Botswana and then... read more
Wendy Schwegmann was born in 1953. In 1982 she joined Afrapix, a collective photo agency that played a key role in documenting the resistanc... read more
Olive Schreiner was a writer and feminist and one of the first campaigners for women’s rights. She was also a pacifist. She did not agree wi... read more

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