Thandiwe Tshabalala Biography

Thandiwe is a graphic designer/illustrator based in Cape Town. She attained her diploma in visual communications from the Red and Yellow School. She has done work for the Washington Post, Essence Magazine, The Chronicle, QZ.com, TedxJoburg, 10and5 and more. In 2015 she won the prestigious Mbokodo Award for Creative Design. 
Inspired by Nina Simone’s quote, “…an artist must reflect the times.” She has a great zeal for creating digital art that provides candid glimpses of her experience as a Xhosa woman and also uses her digital creative skills to capture, document and share what’s affecting the world at large.