Duma Mtimkulu a hands-on artist/designer who specialises in handmade and ceramics. The 23 year-old is based in Pretoria and he is currently studying fine and applied art at Tshwane University. Mtimkulu will be graduating in 2018, but has already achieved countless awards and recognition.
The East Rand born artist has had many moments of success over the years. Including being able to showcase his work at the Ceramics Southern African Gauteng Regional exhibition, for which he received a student award. He has also participated in a number of group exhibitions and was also featured as part of the Design Indaba’s extended class of 2017.
Mtimkulu innovates in his field by bringing together art and the community. His goal for the future is to help township children gain better skills and knowledge by teaching them the art of ceramics.