Biographies

Duke Ketye was born was born on 6 June 1943 in Orlando east, Soweto. Ketye attended Ematsheni Primary School in Orlando East, Soweto. He com... read more
Thomas Kgope was born on 10 April 1954 in Rustenburg, Transvaal. Kgope met Norman Catherine while he was working as an electrician on the la... read more
Baleka Kgositsile was born on the 24 September 1949 in Claremont, Durban. She spent her pre-school years with her grandmother in the Norther... read more
Nnoseng Ellen Kate Khuzwayo was born on the 29th of June 1914 in Lesotho. She grew up on her grandfather's farm in Thaba Nchu and inherited... read more
Wolf Kibel was born in Grodzisk, near Warsaw, Poland on 16 December 1903. As a young boy Kibel was preoccupied with carving. His father’s de... read more
Born in 1962 in Johannesburg, Kirchhoff spend his early years in Norway and Massachusetts before returning to Johannesburg to complete his s... read more
She was born in Scotland. She obtained a BA(FA) (1971) from the Glasgow School of Art and a MA(FA) from UN. She has lectured in 3D Design, F... read more
Thandi Klaasen, the daughter of a shoemaker and a domestic worker, grew up in the historical Sophiatown. She earned respect as a singer and... read more
Wilhelmina Louisa Ida (Minna) Freund was born on 17 March 1890 in Holstein, Germany. She was the youngest child of John Freund and Metha Men... read more
Athol Fugard, born Harold Athol Lanigan Fugard in the remote village of Middleburg on 11 June 1932, grew up in Port Elizabeth. His father wa... read more
Allerley Glossop was born in Twickenham, England,1872. She came to SA in 1900 after the demise of the Sphinx Studio in London, where she had... read more
Graham Goddard was born in 1956 in Woodstock, Cape Town. His parents were factory workers in the Woodstock/Salt River area. Goddard lived mo... read more

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