Mail & Guardian | Stefanie Jason:


As art education institutions like Funda college and African Art Centre face financial turmoil, another organisation tells us how it has flourished.


Funda Community College in Soweto. (Oupa Nkosi, M&G)

“We are not going to sit down and die; there are too many people that are dependent on us,” Sharon Crampton says about the future of the African Art Centre, the KwaZulu-Natal nonprofit organisation she heads up. 

In existence since 1959 and once guided by the late artist Jo Thorpe, the Durban centre offers development and training programmes to the province’s visual artists and crafters…


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