Purple Heart Gallery & Framing

​art * FRAMING * custom mirrors * CANVAS PRINTING  * decor/gifts

Thando Ngwenya was born in Amanzimtoti, and lived with his grandmother in KZN. At the age of 14, Thando moved to Johannesburg, where he lived with his mentor. He eventually moved in with his sister, and completed his schooling in Soweto.

He is a self-taught artist, working predominantly in mixed medium, using pen, ink, water colours, and acrylics. During the 2013 “Black Like Us” exhibition, Thando was nominated as the best newcomer in the water colour category. He exhibits in various galleries in Johannesburg, and his work has been sold to numerous foreign collectors.

THANDO NGWENYA