Visual Arts

Albert Adams was born At the Crown Gold Mine near Johannesburg on 23 June 1929. Adams was a child of Indian and Cape ..read more
International award winning filmmaker Junaid Ahmed was born in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) South Africa in 1959. ..read more
William Stewart (Bill) Ainslie was born on 10 April 1934 in Bedford (Eastern Cape). Studied at the university of Natal ..read more
This biography was written by SAHO in collaboration with Artthrob Modus Operandi Jane Alexander is known for her ..read more
David ‘Andy’ Anderson was born in Kwazulu-Natal. He began his editorial cartooning career in 1977, ..read more
Captain Lancelot Andrew Elsworth Ariba was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1891. He served in World War I with distinction ..read more
Ben Wa Mokoena Arnold was born on 19 July 1942 in Johannesburg. Arnold attended school in Albertville, Newclare and ..read more
Omar Badsha was born in Durban in 1945 and grew up in a Gujarati Muslim family.  His grandparents emigrated to ..read more
SA Painter John Thomas Baines was born on 27 November 1820 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England (often reffered to as ..read more
Vincent Baloyi was born on 4 February 1954 in Newclare, Johannesburg. Baloyi first attended school in Soweto where his ..read more
Michael Barry was born in 1954 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape). After receiving his schooling in ..read more
He was born in Pietermaritzburg. He trained as a painter from 1950-1953 at the University of Rhodes where he obtained a ..read more
Walter Battiss was born in Somerset East to an English Methodist family in 1906, and became one of South Africa’s ..read more
Born and bred in Johannesburg, Ray Berman left South Africa in 1966 to go into voluntary exile in Swaziland and has ..read more
He taught art at the Natal Technical College during the 1970s. He exhibited on major group exhibitions of the period ..read more
Willie Bester was born in Montagu, Western Cape, 1956.  Bester’s mixed media works have frequently included ..read more
Gerard Bhengu was born on 6 September 1910 in Outstation of Mariannhill Mission Station, Centecow, Bulwer district, ..read more
Jodi Bieber has lived in Johannesburg for the past 35 years. She studied photography at the Market Theatre photographic ..read more
Born in Newlands, Cape Town in 1909 and lived most of his life at Onrus, Western Cape.The son of D.C. Boonzaaier (qv ..read more
  Born in Patatsrivier, Carnarvon District, Cape, 1865 and died in Cape Town in 1950. D.C. Boonzaier was a SASA ..read more
Wim Botha is a contemporary artist working mainly in the mediums of sculpture and installation. He was born in Pretoria ..read more

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