Thembalethu Manqunyana

Thembalethu Manqunyana hails from the dusty streets of Kwazakhele in Gqeberha previously known as Port Elizabeth. Born in 1984 on September 3rd, he discovered his passion for art at a very young age and harnessed his skills of painting throughout his childhood and adolescent stage. He pursued his dreams by studying Art and Design at Port Elizabeth College from 2005-2006. Thereafter Fine Art (Sculpture) at Nelson Mandela University from 2007-2011. Thembalethu then proceeded with his art studies at Rhodes University from 2012-2013 attaining a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, and studying Politics, Psychology, Art History, Visual Culture and Xhosa. Thembalethu currently lives and works in Observatory Cape Town whilst travelling around the country showcasing his work.

Thembalethu Manqunyana