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Nombuso Dowelani

South African 2000- 


Nombuso Dowelani is a 21-year-old visual artist with a journalistic eye, who hails from Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal. She is currently completing a BA in Visual Arts at the University of Johannesburg, majoring in painting. Her depictions of women are reminiscent of her childhood, having been raised in a women-led[HC1]  household with her grandmother uMaZikode and her aunts.

Contrary to most artists, Nombuso wanted to be a lawyer, but her grandmother encouraged her to study something she was passionate about, seeing her talent before she herself did. The affirmations from the women in her family breathe life into her visual art.


2 lots offered      50.00% sold      ZAR 11 725
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Nombuso Dowelani; uMazikode
23 Aug 2021
Sold for ZAR 11 725
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Nombuso Dowelani; Ntombiyombuso
23 Aug 2021
Unsold
 
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