This handsome rhino rider was sculpted by Alex Shabalala with his rider luxuriating on the back of the rhino with his umbrella and best friend, the bushbaby. The piece has been painted intricately is soft greys and pinks by Mandla Ngwenya.
Alex has always been interested in working with his hands and as a child made toys out of waste materials that he collected. From Grade 7, he taught art at the Sbonokuhle Primary School and then at Mpophomeni High School, near Howick. He also attended art ... read moreView all pieces by Alex Shabalala
Mandla-Enkosi was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in 1982. He studied at the Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre and graduated in 2002. Before he came to Ardmore, Mandla worked at Nivek Ceramics and Into-Art in Johannesburg. He joined Ardmore in June 2012, having been introduced to Fée ... read moreView all pieces by Mandla-Enkosi Ngwenya
|Dimensions||36 × 14 × 32 cm|