Amogelang Maepa

Amogelang Maepa (b.1995) is a ceramist and visual storyteller from Mabopane (Gauteng). She first studied art in 2009 at Die Hoërskool Langenhoven, where she matriculated in 2013, furthering her studies in the arts at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) from 2014. Maepa majored in Ceramics and Printmaking during her time at TUT, and graduated in 2017 with a national diploma.

In 2019, Maepa participated in the RMB Talent Unlocked programme at Turbine Art Fair, followed by the group exhibition #ARTladies, held at Berman Contemporary. At the start of 2020, Maepa joined the New Vanguard group, a mentorship programme originated by Berman Contemporary. Maepa also participated in the Turbine Art Fair Online, while simultaneously exhibiting in another show, LABYRINTHINE, held at Berman Contemporary. Maepa showcased at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London in 2021 and ’22, and exhibited in the Berman Contemporary shows THE LIMINAL SPACE and SUN IN YOUR EYES, as well as THE ANNUAL WINTER SHOW and SENSES and LENSES (2022). Amogelang Maepa is represented by Berman Contemporary.

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AMOGELANG MAEPA