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Born 1993, Ekurhuleni, South Africa

Lives and works, Johannesburg, South Africa

Pebofatso completed his NDip (Visual Art) at the University of Johannesburg and his BA (Visual Art) at Wits with distinction. Mokoena is a lecturer in drawing and presentation at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at UJ.

His artistic practice, emerging from backgrounds in drawing, painting and printmaking, is formally underscored by precise mark making and division of space, exploring ideas around politics, family life and the environment.

Mokoena has had 4 solo presentations of his work - The Pebofatso Experience, Inside Jobs and Internal Probes, and Neoclassical Taste Matrix. Group shows include Diptych; Disclosure - SMAC; Fresh Produce, Songs of Sankofa, Inner Nature, Fortunes Remixed and South African Voices: A New Generation of Printmakers - Washington DC.

 

The artist's work lies in public and private collections such as: The Dimension Data collection London; the Springs Art Library Collection, Kaya FM collection, the Africa First collection, the South African Embassy Art Collection in Washington, D.C. and the JP Morgan Global Collection amongst other private and public collections.