Meet Leo Rheeders, a 23-year-old graphic designer from Potchefstroom. His idiosyncratic art has garnered him national acclaim and a spot on this year’s Young Creators’ Network top 15 list.
For Pietermaritzburg-based visual artist Larissa Mwanyama, entering this year’s Young Creators’ Network competition meant associating herself with a popular South African brand that has been a huge part of her childhood. Now selected as one of the artists in the top 15, Mwanyama shares that this is an exciting opportunity that makes her feel seen.
Their intuitive filter system allows people to search by artist, medium, and other key information, making a visit to Latitudes Online an accessible and easy way to discover art from the continent and buy works.
We list five initiatives that have been put together to help individuals within the creative industry
The body of work aims not only to reflect but invoke political questions around climate change, its effects and the role of policy to protect the most vulnerable in times of crisis.
While she draws inspiration from a range of avenues, she is particularly inspired by African aesthetics – such as primitivism movement or the use of masks, and African culture.
As a post-modernist artist, she delves deep into notions relating to fractured identity, sexuality, living as a black woman in the 21st century, South African culture, as well as breaking stereotypes and cultural norms.
Gallery MOMO is proud to present Mwana wevhu (Son of the Soil), an online solo exhibition by Adolf Tega.
Amogelang works at curating art projects that highlight and place black mastery on a pedestal.
Ruga’s artistic approach to creating myths and alternate realities is both profound and personal.
We would like to shine a light on a few womxn illustrators we believe are crossing boundaries while creating great pieces of art.
Self-taught digital artist and surrealist painter, Adekunle Adeleke creates striking portraits that celebrate Africans, portraits inspired by women, African beauty and all things in between.
Designer and founder of MAXHOSA AFRICA, Laduma Ngxokolo alongside artist, Nelson Makamo partnered up to raise relief funds for small local businesses affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Nigerian-born digital artist, Alexis (Chivir-ter) Tsegba is a self-taught digital artist whose work creates visual experiences by merging nature, modern Africans and technology while using an Afrofuturistic theme.
Like many other groups around the world, Africans used their artwork to tell various stories and capture moments of their struggles and triumph.