Featured Artist: Malose Pete

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Born September 18 1989 in Polokwane, Limpopo, Malose grew up in a rural place called Ga-Mahoai. He attended junior schooling at Rachebole primary where there were no art classes but realised his art potential by making class illustrations of plant and animal structures for teachers.

capt552-001capt943-001 BK Matlala Commercial High is where he attended his senior schooling years and matriculated in 2007. Formal education in art begun when he enrolled at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in the Fine Arts Department in 2008 until 2011 when he completed for a B-Tech Degree qualification majoring in Painting and Sculpture.

capt551-001For Pathways pt. 5Malose-Sat-afternooncapt533-001pen drawingThe Road Home.“Some of my works featured in the 2010 Pretoria Arts Alive exhibition held in Brooklyn at the Waterkloof High School, the 2011 ABSA L’Atelier Art Competition, and the Sasol New Signatures Art Competition 2011, the PPC Young Concrete Sculptors Awards 2012, Harrie Siertsema’s pancake shop and Platform on 18th. I’ve also had joint exhibitions with Heidi Fourie at Trent Gallery, Katlego Modiri at Art Lovers 1932 and Lwandiso Njara at the Pretoria Arts Association. For large scale artworks I completed several mural projects at schools in and around the village from where I grew up”

You can contact Malose Pete if you are interested in his artwork.

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