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Alex Msibi

1993
Newcastle, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

5 Works exhibited on Kooness

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Works by Alex Msibi

Heavy

2020

110 x 78cm

2000,00 €

1am Broken Prayer

2020

51 x 51cm

1100,00 €

End Suicide III

2020

26 x 36cm

400,00 €

End Suicide II

2020

26 x 36cm

400,00 €

Museum of Gravity

2020

48 x 74cm

1300,00 €

Alex Msibi was born in Newcastle Madadeni Section 5 Kwa-Zulu Natal on the 4th of July 1993, raised by his mother who is a single parent and his two siblings. He has been interested in Art at a younger age and a dreamer of becoming a professional Fine Artist one day under the mentorship of Gerna Van Heyningen from Free State in Vrede for over 7 years.

In 2008 he participated in Grassland Meander Competition in Free State where he won the first position of being a great painter and second position in sculpturing. The next year 2009 he was apprenticed to Anton Smit Sculpture Park in Bronkhorstspruit to learn more about being a sculptor for a month.

He matriculated in 2012 with a bachelor certificate and in 2013 he enrolled at Tshwane University Of Technology in Pretoria to study Fine and Applied Arts, while a Fine Art student he participated in group exhibitions with his fellow art students that were held at Art Lovers 1932 Gallery in Pretoria. He completed his National Diploma in 2015 and Graduated on the 10th of May 2016 at Pretoria Campus.

Late 2016 he won at Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards for Painting Merit Award and Lizamore & Associates Mentorship Programme, and hosted his first Solo Project in 2017 that was titled NKULULEKO- FREEDOM. He further participated in different business seminars at Lizamore & Associates Gallery and Bag Factory studios to learn more about the business side of Art. With no means to end there he further continued entering competitions, participated in exhibitions to keep growing stronger and being professional.

Education

2009 Apprenticed at Anton Smit Sculpture Park

2013-2015 Studied Fine and Applied Arts at Tshwane University Of Technology

2017 Show Me The Money Seminar at Lizamore & Associates Gallery,Rosebank, Johannesburg, RSA

2017 Artist Career Boot Camp Programme at Bag Factory Studios, Newtown, Johannesburg,

RSA

 

Exhibitions

2008 First prize at Grassland Meander Competition in Free State

2015 Goup exhibition at Tshwane University of Technology and Art Lovers Gallery ,

Pretoria,RSA

2016 Group Exhibition at Gavin Project, Maboneng,Johannesburg,RSA

Group Exhibition `Hybrid Culture` MB Studio , Pretoria,RSA

2016 Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards Exhibition Top 15 (Catalogued), Johannesburg, RSA

(Received Painting Merit Award, Lizamore & Associates Mentorship Programme Solo

Exhibition)

2017 Solo Project `NKULULEKO-FREEDOM` at Lizamore and Associates Gallery,Rosebank,

Johannesburg, RSA

2017 Sasol New Signature Exhibition Top 100 (Catalogued), Pretoria, RSA

2017 Group Exhibition ` Untitled 5.99`, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, RSA

2017 Cassirer Welz Award Finalist, Strauss & Co , Houghton , Johannesburg , RSA

2018 Group Exhibition KKNK `True Self: Open Dialogues` ,Oudtshoorn , Western Cape, RSA

2018 Group Exhibition `Ukuma – The weight of the wait`, Assemblage, Braamfontein,

Johannesburg, RSA

2018 Turbane Art Fair, Art Source South Africa Stand GH4, Turbane Hall, Newtown,

Johannesburg, RSA

2018 Spring Salon-Style Group Exhibition, Lizamore and Associates Gallery, Rosebank,

Johannesburg, RSA

2018 Spring Art Collective Group Exhibition , Julie Miller Investment, Mall of Africa,

Midrand, Johannesburg, RSA

2020 Winter Online Exhibition, Lizamore and Assoiates Gallery, Johnnesburg, RSA

Selected publications and media

2008 Featured on TV programme Pasella SABC 2, Free State, Vrede, RSA

2017 Radio interview ( 10 March 17) , Power 98.7 , Johannesburg , RSA

2018 Radio interview (26 Jan 18) , Creative Ghettos, Melville, Johannesburg, RSA

2020 Online interview article with Jurgen Dunhofen (12 Dec 2020), Johannesburg, RSA

Ellis House Residency Award