Artists A-M


LISL BARRY – South Africa
Lisl’s work is inspired by the world around her, so her subject matter is vast. A favourite theme is evident in her vibrant oils which capture the essence, the energy and the wide, open space of the Karoo desert, its people and creatures.
See her full profile and artworks here.


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Yacob creates his pieces by using different mixed media, found objects, performance and video installation.
His latest works are inspired by the addiction to technology in the world today.
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Joseph Eze, African Artbeat, modern African art for saleJOSEPH EZE – Nigeria
Joseph was born in 1975 in Nigeria. He graduated from the university of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 2002 with Second Class Upper in Fine and Applied Arts, majoring in painting.
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Capetonian artist, Lisette Forsyth paints to fill the need to create. She is constantly experimenting with media and subject matter. The compulsion to recycle pushes her towards mixed media.
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ColumnAlexProfilePicALEX HAMILTON – South Africa
Alex lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. His signature Pop Art-style, stencilled artworks of famous icons has been celebrated around the world.
See Alex’s full profile and artworks here.



HelenaHugoCroppedHELENA HUGO – South Africa
Skilled in producing extraordinarily realistic portraits, after ten years of working only in oils, Helena has made a transition to working in the more direct medium of pastel and it is through this medium she attains her highly finished, detailed, expressions of people.
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portraitGASHAHUN KASSAHUN – Ethiopia
Gashahun is a full-time studio artist experimenting with different techniques and media.
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Samson-Kebede-head-shotSAMSON KEBEDE – Ethiopia
Born in 1989 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian artist Samson Kebede is known for his ‘Telsem’ paintings, which focus on esoteric wisdom. His paintings honour and reflect the ancient culture and traditions of Ethiopian art.
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Yonas Melesa African artYONAS MELESA – Ethiopia
Yonas paints and draws using different medium. He thinks about the media and space and in his artworks he reflects his strong belief that art can best be utilized to initiate and reinforce social changes.
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Kirubel Melke, African Artbeat, Contemporary art from AfricaKIRUBEL MELKE – Ethiopia
Kirubel had a chance to experience different types of textiles while his mother was working at a garment factory. During his third year as a student, in 2012, he used cloth that was washed and hung on a string as a conceptual drawing.
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Katlego Modiri is a South African artist specialising in printmaking. He is skilled in techniques such as intaglio, relief, etching, silkscreen and glass kiln work and focuses on combining those skills, bringing remarkably refreshing pieces to the art world.
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PatrickMulondoPATRICK MULONDO  – Uganda
Patrick’s sculptures explore the current trend of up-cycling, using metal scrap together with cast fibre glass to give old, found objects an entirely new and extraordinary life.
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Aggrey Profile PicAGGREY MWASHA – Tanzania
Aggrey Mwasha is a self-taught Tanzanian artist. He started painting when he was ten years old, making different coloured paints from plants and flowers.
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