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Contemporary South African Artists Beginning With The Letter " M "

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South African artists with surnames beginning with " M "

MADUNA Sam - South African Artist, Pastels
Sam Maduna's interest lies in portraiture and his superb mastery of pastels is used to utmost effect in relaying spiritual content of his subject matter...

MALAZA Themba "Dreda MSE" - South African Artist, Pen & Pencil, Acrylic, Oil Paint and Spraypaint
I mix many different types of materials because aerosol art itself is a medium...

MALHERBE Janet - South African Artist, Oil Painting, Pastel, Charcoal, Mixed Media
My greatest challenge is to capture the hidden emotions of my subjects...

MALHERBE Fana - South African Artist, Bronze Sculpture
Retired plastic surgeon now  full-time sculptor.
Main interest: the human figure in rest and in motion...

MALLON Jenny - South African Artist, Acrylics, Charcoal
Jenny's work is characterised by bold, bright colours and is interpreted in a very 'larger than life' way. Using clean, vibrant colours is important in order to achieve a freshness in her paintings...

MANDY Steve - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Mixed Media, Acrylics
I have just had an exhibition at artSPACE Durban.  I have been painting for 8 years and been a full time artist for the  last two years.  This year, at the age of 50 I decided to formalise my training by taking on a dip in fine art at Durban University of TEchnology...

MARAIS Anja - South African Artist, Sculpture
Anja Marais prefer to use non traditional materials to celebrate a non western cultural tradition. By using paper she is consciously breaking away from the hard materials and large scales of traditional sculpture...

MARAIS Estelle - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Watercolours and Acrylic Paintings
Estelle Marais' interest lies in landscapes, portraiture and imaginary compositions based on mythological and literary themes...

MARAIS Johan - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
Johan Marais was born in Kimberley on the 8th of October 1948. He took his first art lessons at the Diamantveld High School, during which time he received several awards. After matriculating he studied art extra-murally, and then decided to study for a B.Com at the University of South Africa...

MARAIS Lacea - South African Artist, Acrylics, Oil, Watercolour
As an artist I don't like to be pinned down to a specific style. that would box me in. The best way to describe my current style is to say that it touches a Fine Art style although it mostly tends to be Contemporary. I also am quite comfortable with Abstract techniques...

MARITZ Nicolaas - South African Artist, Paintings
Nicolaas Maritz is a South African painter who has exhibited professionally for over thirty years.His bright and colourful enamel on board paintings are in almost every South African public art collection.He welcomes visitors to his studio gallery in Darling. Please phone ahead for an appointment...

MARSHALL Deidre - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
I have no formal art training, mostly paint in a surrealist style...

MARTIN Joan - South African Artist, Oil painting, Mixed Media, Drawing
My work consists of oil paintings, mixed media works and drawings I paint trees and personal subject matter.  My work is decorative and concerned with texture and surface pattern...

MASHILLE Colbert - South African Artist, Paintings
Colbert Mashile Is a young artist from Johannesburg Who's Work deals with tradition, customs and rituals as well as attitudes prevalent in society. As a young boy, Mashile had to undergo certain circumcision rites that left him with a lot of emotional trauma and psycological confusion...

MASWANGANYI Collen - South African Artist, Sculpture
Collen Maswanganyi carries from a family in a village in Giyani that abounds in artistic talent. Maswanganyi's father, Johannes Maswanganyi is an acclaimed South African sculptor who has exhibited both locally and internationally...

MATTHEWS Peter - South African Artist, Oil Oainting, Pastel and Charcoal
(b Peter Charles Matthews, 14 February 1955); South African artist and film director. Studied Graphic Design at the Durban Technikon in South Africa, and then worked as an Art Director in various advertising agencies...

MATTHEE Anton - South African Artist, Acrylic Paintings
Anton's painting interest started at school but sports, woman and cars got the best of him. One of his paintings at school won an International Award in Australia...

MATLOU Hosea - South African Artist, Paintings, Pastels
Hosea Matlou attended communnity art workshops. He has also got some advice from William Langa, Emmy Mark and Mike Mmutle and attended a free drawing workshop at pretoria Technikon...

MATTHEWS Sharle - South African Artist, Paintings, Collage
Sharle Matthews is a BAFA graduate of Rhodes University, majoring in painting and history of art. She began her working life as the head of the art department at Mmabatho High School in 1985, later taking up the post of Fine Art Lecturer at the University of the North West in 1993...

MCLEA Sandy - South African Artist, Photography
Sandy spent much of his childhood travelling Southern Africa and was destined to have an interest and passion of the lifestyle and landscapes of Sothern Africa...

MCLEAN Diane - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Gouaches and Pastels
Diane McLean received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhodes University in 1984, with distinction in Painting, followed in 1987 by her Master of Fine Arts from the same institution...

MEINTJIES Johannes - South African Artist, Photography
I am a Amateur Photographer doing all types of photography. I am residing in Pretoria,South Africa...

MELLON Lara - South African Artist, Oil Painting, Mixed Media
Lara Mellon is a Visual Artist living in Durban, South Africa.  She is primarily interested in the relationship between the individual/society and the earth. She often paints in quite an emotional manner; reminiscent of Turner's turbulent compositions... 

MENCK Clare - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
BA in Fine Art (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch, 1990...

MESTDAGH Frank - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
My work deals with the current crime situation in the country and with how it is starting to affect our collective psyche. It addresses the repercussions and general feeling of unease, fear and personal emotions that individuals are experiencing...

MEYER Marke - South African Artist, Sculpture
Marke Meyer has always had a special interest in figurative work. He uses both sculpture and photography as tools to explore the human figure. Meyer's style is loosely associated with contemporary realism, although he likes to
infuse his work with a quirky, conceptual edge...

MICHALETOS Aleta - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
Between 1971 and the present time, Aleta Michaletos served on National Social Upliftment and Cultural Art Executive Committees. She has been a Trustee of The Goodwill Foundation and has served as a Steering Committee member of the 'Friends of the Pretoria Art Museum', the 'South African Arts Association- N.Tvl' and the 'Regional Council for Cultural Affairs-N.Tvl'...

MILLER Di - South African Artist, Sculpture, Painting, Mixed Media
I received a BAFA from Unisa and MA Fine Arts from University of KZN. I work in the fields of sculpture, painting, drawing and installation and use all media, but my preference is for recycled materials wherever possible...

MILLS Rob - South African Artist, Photography
Formerly an electronic engineer and manager in a multinational electronic media company Rob now works in the medium of photography as his primary focus...

MITCHLEY Benjamin - South African Artist, Oil on Canvas, Acrylic on Canvas, Mixed Medium
I was born in South Africa, in 1967, and studied fine arts at the Vaal Triangle Technikon in Van der Bijl Park and Pretoria Technikon...

MOKUBYANE Katlego - South African Artist, Photography
Katlego Mokubyane born 1985 in Mpumalanga,growing up I knew how to draw but never took it serious as the was you can not make a living in being an artist,it was after I found it difficult to make up my mind on what to study but never found what I liked,1 day visiting my old man that he took out this old Olympus film camera of which am still using today...

MOHAMED Aboo - South African Artist, Oil Painting
I was born in Sophiatown during the apartheid years. Because of the group areas act that existed in South Africa at that time, my family was forcefully removed by the then government to Lenasia...

MOKGALAKA Lesiba Andries - South African Artist, Pencil, Acrylics and Mixed Media
Andries is a talented visual artist inspired by nature and humanity...

MOOLMAN Johann - South African Artist, Sculpture
Johann Moolman lives and works as a full-time art maker, in the small rural village of Groot Marico, situated in the North West Province, near the Botswana border...

MOORE Rosemary - South African Artist, Oil Paintings
I was born on the 31st of December 1968 and had lived in Darling with my husband and two children since 2006. I have always loved drawing and painting. I was taught by Eric Laubscher at Ruth Prowse Private Art School in 1987 and have been painting regularly in oils since 2007...

MOSAKO Daniel - South African Artist, Paintings
My work of art is a visual recording of architecture and infrastructures existing in my immediate environment. I depict these constructions so that they are exposed to the audience for evaluation and approval and be finally adopted as part of the surrounding...

MPENJA - South African Artist, Silkscreen on Canvas
Mpenja's work gives an overview of life in Africa, it's people, it's wildlife and ultimately the atmosphere which keeps us in complete wonder of this continent. A calaboration of a European Artists vision and the knowledge from an African Artist combined, allows for a multiplicity of combinations within Mpenja's work...

MUNRO - South African Artist, Acrylics
Having held numerous exhibitions and being represented in all the major commercial art galleries, Munro contributes much to the country’s culture and artistic richness. With more than 11,000 paintings sold (prices ranging from affordable up to R100,000), all numbered and catalogued, his work will forever be part of the South African heritage...

MUTOMBA Makiwa - South African Artist, Oil Paintings, Acrylics
Zimbabwean born Makiwa Mutomba is a self-taught artist who is methodically revolutionising African portraiture. He uses intense and vibrant colours - applied to canvas with only a palette knife - to depict mostly black African people...

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