We would like to shine a light on a few womxn illustrators we believe are crossing boundaries while creating great pieces of art.
Thando Phenyane, affectionately known as ‘mboma’, considers himself as a multi-disciplinarian, dabbling in illustration, architectural graphics and architectural photography.
Born and raised in Cape Town, Ishaarah Arnold is a graphic designer and illustrator who has made a name for herself within the design space.
Nick Ntuli is inspired and influenced by his surroundings, street culture and street knowledge to create work that best portrays this part of Durban.
We have compiled a list of five creatives we found on Instagram, who each have different artistic styles, that we believe you should check out.
Johannesburg-based designer, Adam Ownly tapped into South Africa’s love for classic, old school vehicles to create a 90’s inspired illustration project.
Modise Sepeng is a Johannesburg-based multidisciplinary artist well-known for his Nubian art, African prints and portraits of African faces with an urban contemporary appeal.
The art piece is inspired by the Union Building landscape situated in Pretoria, where the administration of the country is based.
While Cronje enjoys experimenting with a variety of mediums, most of her illustration work is rendered digitally.
With her latest project titled ‘Cover Girls’, illustrator, animator and graphic designer, Khanyisa Klaas aims to challenge societal norms of beauty.
The digital creator is a freelance illustrator and founder of 99perspective, a graphic design and illustration studio focusing on visual communication and multimedia.
Her illustrations are her way of expressing her creativity and escaping the advertising restrictions that force her to create work filled with ulterior motives.
Running on the back of his wildly popular social commentary series Davetionary, David collabs with Netflix’s Queen Sono to give us a feel of each character from Africa’s first Netflix original.
Three of the best designs, selected with the help of vida’s community, will be printed onto the cups which will be distributed across over 300 vida stores.
Mpumelelo Bhengu is a Cape Town-based illustrator, graphic designer, and art director who is driven by his interest in cartoons, comic books, video games, and pop culture.