Biographies

Jomo Sono as he is affectionately known was born in Orlando East in Soweto, Johannesburg on 17 July 1955. At the age of 8, his father Eric... read more
Born in Cape Town in 1958 and also known as Zapiro. Could not imagine a career in cartooning, so studied architecture at University of Cape... read more
Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes was born in 1926 in East London. Skotnes served in the South African Forces in Italy. Before returning to South Af... read more
Dulcie Evonne September, the second eldest daughter of Jakobus and Susan September was born in 1935 and grew up in Gleemore, a section of At... read more
Lucky Sibiya was born in 1942 in Vryheid, Natal. Sibiya was educated at St Peter's Seminary, Hammanskraal. His early art career consiste... read more
Reverend Bernard Lazarus Emmanuel Sigamoney was a political activist, Christian minister, sportsman and champion of non-racial sport, trade... read more
Nokuthula Orela Simelane was born in 1960 in Mzinoni Township near Bethal in Mpumalanga. She was the first of two daughters (Nokuthula and T... read more
Makhenkesi Arnold Stofile, the son of Simon Stofile and Miriam Ngcongcobela, was born on 27 December 1944, in the Winterberg District of Ade... read more
Robert Shell was born in Cape Town, South Africa on 13 February 1949, the only child of a German father, Heinrich (Heinz) Schelowsky (later... read more
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This biography was written by Artthrob in collaboration with SAHO. MODUS OPERANDI  Mary Sibande - a sculptor, photographer, and visual... read more
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