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Oil on Canvas
W: 1000mm x H: 1200mm x D: 25mm
W: 39" x H: 47" x D: 1"
Approx. Weight: 3kg
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About "Isipho esiphayo,"
The celebration of love, a new life and happyness, a woman who is in a process of becoming someone else's wife after the lobola and the traditional sending off, with her gifts and belongings, she wave goodbye to her current family to join the new one.
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"I never considered myself an artist, but always knew that I have the ability to draw pictures, it is only when I was introduced to the artworks of Gerald Sekoto, Gorge Pemba and other artists at the Johannesburg Art gallery in 1987, I was inspired."
Born, 1972, Mabopane Northwest province, South Africa.
I am a full time Artist and a postage stamps designer for the South African Post office, I studied art part time at the Johannesburg art gallery from 1987 to 1989, from 1995 I studied fine art full time at the Open Window school of visual communication in Pretoria for three years (1995 to 1997) and obtained a diploma in fine arts and a certificate in visual communication, I began my art career as a full time artist in 1998.
As a Postage stamps designer.
In 2001 I was commissioned for the first time by the South African Post office to design the World summit postage stamp, a canceller and a commemorative envelope. Since 2001 I have designed more than 32 postage stamps, 6 commemorative envelopes and more than 14 cancellers. My last postage stamp designs for 2013 were the 19th World Transplant Games, held in Durban (South Africa) from July to August 2013, consist of 10 postage stamps, 2 commemorative envelopes and a canceller.
1997: October "Extensions" at Open window gallery, Pretoria.
1997: November-"Little gems" at Open window gallery, Pretoria.
1998: "Sasol new Signature" Art competition at the Pretoria Art Museum,
1999: January-"Eight former students" at Open window gallery, Pretoria.
1999: June-"Black by popular demand" at Open window gallery, Pretoria.
2000: -"Ekurhuleni fine art awards" art competition in Kempton Park.
2000, July-"Recent works" at Open window gallery, Pretoria.
2001: "ABSA Atelier" art competition at the ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg.
2004: "Johannesburg Art city project" in Johannesburg.
2004: November-"Pretoria" at Everard read gallery, Cape Town.
2006: April-"Celebrating Rembrandt" at Association of arts gallery,Pretoria.
2007, April-"Saint Sebastian" at Association of arts gallery, Pretoria.
2007: November-"Out of bounds" at Everard read gallery, Cape Town.
2007: November-"Cultural encounters" at St Lorient gallery, Pretoria.
2008: June-"Black room" at Association of arts gallery, Pretoria.
2009: May-"Reservoir" at Oliewenhuis art museum, Bloemfontein.
2010: February-"Hand in hand on the edge of the sand" at Association of arts gallery, Pretoria.
2010: September-"Pretoria remastered" at Trent Cameo gallery, Pretoria.
2012: April-"World Art day" at Association of arts gallery, Pretoria.
2012: July-"Winter" art exhibition at Everard Read gallery,
2012: November-"Kamers vol geskenke" art show at the Open
Window sax, Irene.
2013: February-"Rain Battiss & Peter Sibanda" at the Trent
Cameo art gallery, Waterkloof, Pretoria.
2013: June-"Orangerie" art exhibition of 38 South African artworks, at the Orangerie of the Senate, Paris-France.
Studied fine Art full time from 1995 to 1997.
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