10 Illustrations By Masonwabe Ntloko

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Local designer, artist and 2019 Young@Art Exhibition winner, Masonwabe Ntloko’s illustrations celebrate both African tradition and contemporary life.

Masonwabe, who hails from the Eastern Cape and is based in Joburg, was named one of Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives in 2018 and recently designed the limited-edition Yogi Sip packaging in honour of Youth Month. “This body of work is a representation of today’s youth.”

Here are 10 examples of his striking illustrations:

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Title: L O S T Year: 2019 By: Masonwabe Ntloko

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Title: HER HAIR Artist: Masonwabe Ntloko Year: 2020

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Title: + + + Year: 2019 Artist: Masonwabe Ntloko

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See more of his work on Instagram.