Simphiwe Ndzube

Ndzube was born in 1990 in Hofmeyr, Eastern Cape, and lives in Los Angeles. He has a BA Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.

Solo exhibitions have taken place at CC Foundation, Shanghai (2018); Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); and WHATIFTHEWORLD, Cape Town (2016). Group shows include Hacer Noche (Crossing Night) in Oaxaca, Mexico (2018); The Eye Sees Not Itself, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); Hierophant, Nicodim Gallery, Bucharest (2017); Women's Work, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (2016); Our Lady, Iziko South African National Gallery (2016); The Art of Disruptions, Iziko South African National Gallery (2016); #theopening, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town (2016); Kasi-2-kasi Public Arts Festival as part of Remaking Place, Gordon Institute for Performing & Creative Arts, Cape Town (2015); Revisiting the Latent Archive in Sites, The Hostel, Cape Town (2015) and Peter Clarke and Friends, Frank Joubert Art Centre.

Ndzube has completed residencies at Dalton Warehouse Studios, South Central, Los Angeles (2018) and Greatmore Studios, Woodstock Cape Town (2016). He is the recipient of the Tollman Award for Visual Art (2016); and the Michaelis Prize (2015); Simon Gerson Prize (2015) and Cecil Skotnes Scholarship (2013) at UCT.

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