Sizani Baloyi was born on the 26th of September 1994 in Limpopo in a town called Giyani. In 2002 he moved to Johannesburg and studied at Klip Valley Primary School where he also won computers for the school on an art competition. He studied at PJ Simelane secondary school and was top of his class for the visual arts program and graduated in 2014.
Soon after that he completed a three year visual arts and print making course at Artist Proof Studio in Newtown, Johannesburg where he won the council of chambers competition. He is one of the artists who was selected to work with Strauss & Co to rework one of the old masters work Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef. He graduated 2017 and took part of a 6 months internship with William Kentridge. He is now a full time practicing artist.
Baloyi’s style and technique ranges from very refined ink drawings to sophisticated prints. His artwork depicts the challenges that peoples are faced with by interrogating whether rural housing structures in contemporary South Africa have changed for the better since 1994.