Moshe Sello

Moshe Sello, whose uncle is Bennet Zondo (one of Ardmore’s leading sculptors) was born in 1986 in Thabatseke in Lesotho. He attended Peka High School and completed Grade 12.

Moshe came to South Africa from Lesotho in search of employment.

He had been performing odd jobs as a cement mixer on building sites; but he wanted a job where he could grow and earn more. Bennet advised him to try his hand in the clay studio at Ardmore, which he did in 2012.

Moshe learned fast from his Sotho mentors, Thabo Mbele and Bennet, and his talent shone through.

In 2014, at the ‘Great Herds of Africa’ exhibition at Patrick Mavros in London, his Springbok candlesticks were bought by the famous opera singer, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

Today, Moshe has placed himself as one of Ardmore’s best artists. Moshe says: “Earning good money at Ardmore has changed my life.”

He dreams of one day being married and of owning his own home.

Exhibitions

2013


‘Monkeys and Magnolias’Patrick Mavros, London

NAADA (National Antiques & Decorative Arts) FaireJohannesburg

‘Just So Crocodiles and Other Curiosities’Charles Greig, Hyde Park, Johannesburg

'Safari Week'Patrick Mavros, London

Christmas ShowHarare, Zimbabwe

2014


‘Great Herds of Africa’Patrick Mavros, London

‘Inspired by the Ocean’Fyn Arts, Hermanus, Western Cape

‘Birds of Africa’Charles Greig, Hyde Park, Johannesburg

‘Great Herds of Africa’Patrick Mavros, Nairobi, Kenya

‘Birds of Africa’Patrick Mavros, Harare, Zimbabwe

Safari WeekPatrick Mavros, London

2015


WMODAPascoe & Co., Florida, United States

'Animal Botanical'Cellars-Hohenot, Cape Town

2016


‘Kalahari Cats’Cellars-Hohenot, Cape Town

‘The Great Zambezi'Patrick Mavros, London

'Celebrating the Year of the Monkey'Charles Greig, Hyde Park, Johannesburg

2017

2017

2017


'The Great Zambezi'Cellars-Hohenot, Cape Town

'Dancing Savuti'Patrick Mavros, London

'o'kavango'Charles Greig, Hyde Park, Johannesburg