This year, for our ‘Voyages of Discovery’ theme, we wanted to focus on creatures of flight that evoke a whimsical sense of travel. This piece was created by Qiniso Mungwe who is known for
his monumental, hand-sculpted forms that are an ode to the animals that they feature.
This piece has been painted by Misiwe Hadebe who has a precise, subtle painting style. The soft moth-like peach colours evoke childhood stories and imaginary places that we travel to in dreams. This work reminds us of 'James and the Giant Peach’ or 'Alice in Wonderland' caterpillars smoking hubbly bubbly.
Qiniso Mungwe - Sculptor
Qiniso was born in December 1990 at Mpophomeni near Howick, and joined Ardmore in November 2010 as a sculptor.
He says: “I like playing with clay, making different designs, especially trays, platters and square bowls. I like to create any animals that fit with the particular ... read more
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