Fezile Ntshofu Bio

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Biography

Winner of the New Signature Award at the 2022 Ceramics Southern Africa National Exhibition, Fezile Ntshofu is a local ceramicist who has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Having studied at the Sivuyile College in Gugulethu, he has worked primarily as a surface decoration painter and recently moved into exploring new forms in clay. Drawing inspiration from traditional elements of Xhosa culture, he continues to combine his painting technique with the medium of clay and was recently included in the iconic Corobrik Collection, South Africa’s premier contemporary ceramic collection.