Mashaba Lehlogonolo

 

LehlognoloMashabaLehlogonolo Mashaba was born in Kwa-Thema, Johannesburg, in 1983. Mashaba was educated at the Funda Center in 2003. He later enrolled at the Artist Proof Studios where he obtained a certificate in design and printmaking in 2004.

Mashaba is a also former collaborative printer where he specialized in intaglio, relief, monotype and silkscreen at Artist Proof Studio. His work included collaborations with artists such as Marcus Neustetter and Sandile Goje. Mashaba has taken part in numerous group exhibitions in South Africa, France, and United States of America. His work has been shown as part of the Artists Proof Studios booth at the Johannesburg Art Fair since its inception in 2008.

He has also partaken in a number of art residencies, which include the Rendezvous Art Project in France and the Artists Image Resource in America. He was invited in 2008 by the David Krut Workshop and Art Bank to participate in a printmaking workshop with five other artists,including Vincent Baloyi. Mashaba was the winner of the Standard Bank Grahamstowm Festival's Picasso in Africa Mural Competition in 2006.