Artist displays sketches outside Department of Arts and Culture

Pretoria News | Matlhatsi Dibakwane

Steve Maphoso stands outside the Department of Arts and Culture on the corner of Paul Kruger and Madiba Streets hoping to be recognised for his eye catching art. He said: “I believe i’m talented so I came here because where I come from I receive little recognition from people, since I came here 3 people have already bought my art which drives me to sketch more.” He said sketching art has always remained a talent close to his heart, he remembered sketching cartoon characters in primary school and always being reprimanded by his teachers for sketching during class.
The talent also runs in the family as he learnt to sketch from his older brother whom he lives with in Soshanguve Block TT. “I believe someday I will be recognised for my work, I came here knowing a lot of powerful people pass here everyday…read more
Image: Matlhatsi Dibakwane