Mziwoxolo Makalima was born in 1981 in Ngcobo, Eastern Cape. He is currently based in East London and is a full time artist specialising in painting and sculpture. Mziwoxolo started his studies in Fine Arts at the Tshwane University of Technology in 2004 and completed his Bachelor of Technology Degree in Fine and Applied Arts at the Walter Sisulu University in 2013.
Mziwoxolo also teaches fine art at the Walter Sisulu University on a part time basis, lecturing in drawing, painting and printmaking.
Dust: Group exhibition at Gallerie Noko
“SculptX2018” at Melrose Gallery
FNB JHB Art Fair (DSBD)
Gallerie Noko. “Signs of the Time”
Knysna 20th anniversary exhibition.
FNB Joburg Art Fair (DSBD)
NAF Cube Gallery Albany Museum, group exhibition “Ordinary People II”
PPC Imaginarium overall winner and Sculpture Category
South African Art Collective Red Dot Miami Fair
“Ordinary People” NAF Cube Galley Albany Museum, group exhibition
Finalist, Sasol New Signatures
Finalist in PPC Imaginarium Sculpture Category
Art of State, Group Exhibition, Gallerie NOKO, Nov- Dec
Parcels of Memory, Group Exhibition, July- Aug, Gallerie NOKO
Absa L’Atelier – Finalist
Small Canvas Project – South Africa Benetton Foundation
Still I Am (WSU) Grahamstown NAF
Here and Now (WSU) Grahamstown NAF
Chicago (USA) South African Bridge to Chicago
Ann Bryant Art Gallery Peep Show