Gabi Maqethuka

Gabi was born on the 29th of January 1992 in Caversham, she went to Jabula Combined School where she completed her Matric in 2011. She also went to Irene’s Models and Pizzaz modelling School.

Gabi loves all kind of arts including perfoming art, she also attended art classes where she was taught by Gabi Nkosi & Malcom Christian at Caversham Mill Press.

“I knew of Ardmore through the exhibitions we would go to with Malcom”, she joined Ardmore in 2017 and participated in winter school programme with other young artists.

Gabi is inspired by the realistic painting of Siyabonga Mabaso and she enjoys the mentorship of Bongekile Ntombela.

“I would like to say thank you to Ardmore because I have managed to build a house of my own and I take good care of my daughter”

Fee remarks that Gabi is a delightful young lady who delicate stature manifests itself in her fine linear drawing and pastel colours