Gina van der Ploeg
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Hlala Nge Ntombi Series, 2017
Archival inkjet image on Hahnemuhle German etching paper
29.7 x 42cm
Nomfundo Ndondo Mkhize was born in Newcastle, South Africa in the year 1996. After completion of her studies at the Durban University of Technology in 2017, Mkhize now holds a National Diploma in Fine Arts, where she majored in Art History, Drawing, Sculpture, Painting, Communication and Management Studies. In 2017, Mkhize was selected as one of the top 100 finalists for the Sasol New Signature Art Competition. Mkhize is now a Johannesburg based artist, who is currently focusing on a variety of mediums that focus on her heritage. Her work has an earth toned aesthetic and is culturally focused, which is heavily influenced by her isiZulu background and oral traditions.