Kgaogelo Mashilo, popularly known as Cow Mash, was born in Limpopo and later moved to Pretoria in 2000, where she graduated from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) with a degree in Fine Art – majoring in sculpture.
Dimakatso Mathopa’s work is inspired by the idea of individualism within the context of African society.
Solanki explores the medium of printmaking, using traditional methods to create print and installation-based work.
Fine artist Yolanda Warnich was born in Saldanha Bay, on the Cape West Coast where she developed her passion for the sea and rugged landscapes.
Lwando Dlamini’s work interrogates both the limitations and the possibilities of the body in the face of violence, while simultaneously exploring the preciousness and delicateness of life.
Fiona Wanjiku Maina is a 20-year-old Computer Science student at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. Her interest in photography was piqued in 2016 when she purchased her first camera.
Currently completing his degree in architecture, Selwyn Steyn, 22, is a Pretoria based artist who works in a multitude of mediums, and makes use of the intersection between architectural theory and current art theory as informants in his work.
We were proud to see three of our Artist Acceleration and Exposure Programme artists namely; Lunga Ntila, Cole Ndelu and Keneilwe Mokoena showcase their work at these prestigious art fairs.
Lebo Thoka focuses on various motifs to raise awareness of the rampant issue of gender-based violence in South Africa.
Cole Ndelu is a Johannesburg based conceptual, portrait and fashion photographer who describes her work as “fashion documentary”, and describes herself as a visual communicator mainly because she uses visuals as a medium to tell stories.
Ayla is a young artist who mainly operates in the medium of painting- both abstract and realistic. The young artist is involved in various creative activities such as painting, film, photography, drawing, digital art, printmaking and is open to any creative medium and challenge out there.
Brett Charles Seiler is a Zimbabwean born artist who currently resides in Cape Town. He expresses himself through painting, performance art and installation art.
Artist Acceleration and Exposure Programme (A3E) is 10and5’s new initiative which aims to upskill emerging artists across South Africa. We are giving talented artists a platform to reach new markets, and help them break into the art/gallery scene.
‘A3E’ short for Artist Acceleration and Exposure Programme aims to give unrepresented, young and emerging artists[creators] a platform to present their work to an upscale audience.
10and5 to proud to announce the launch of our Artist Acceleration and Exposure (A3E) Programme. A3E is aimed at young, emerging artists who wish to grow their creative practice, and would benefit from increased exposure.