Biographies

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Godfrey Nakene was born in Ga-Ramokgopa, Pietersburg district on 24 June 1908. He was the son of a tribesman, Edwin Nakene and his wife... r... read more
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Of all the moderate leaders in the Transvaal , Nana was the youngest. Yet, in a short time he had emerged as the principal spokesman of the... read more
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Both his parents were born in South Africa and his family, on the mother\'s side, was prob ably one of the first groups of indentured labour... read more
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Munsami Govindsamy Naicker, known as George Naicker, was born at Mount Edgecombe, a sugar estate on 20 July 1944, the youngest of six sist... read more
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Mukuba committed suicide in 1987; he set his storeroom alight and many of the works that survived bear the scars of this tragic eve...
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Although Albert Munyai remembers his grandfather carving, he taught himself to carve in 1985 under the guidanc... read more
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Matsoso’s art is an enigmatic one, an art imbued with presence that frequently makes no obvious literal statement. Matsoso i... read more
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Julian Motau was born in 1948 in Tzaneen. He was born to a sixty year old father with five wives and many children. He was completely self-t... read more
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David Moteane was born in 1951 in Katlehong, Germiston. Moteane was a storeman before he joined Katlehong Art Centre. Since 1980 he has part... read more
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Titus (Handjievol) Moteyane was born in 1963 in Atteridgeville, Pretoria. Moteyane left school in Standard VIII. He creates objects such as... read more
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Andrew Tshidiso Motjuoadi was born in 1935 Pietersburg, Northern Transvaal. Motjuoadi undertook post-matriculation studies in Durban. When h... read more
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