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Nobukho Nqaba was born in Butterworth, Eastern Cape (1992) and moved to Grabouw (1998) where she attended a farm school for three years. Nqaba graduated from Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT) in 2012. In the same year she was awarded the Tierney Fellowship, mentored by Svea Josephy and Jean Brundrit. Nqaba went on to complete her postgraduate diploma in teaching (also at UCT).
She has worked as a student assistant librarian at the University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Library and has experience in teaching art therapy at Baphumelele Childrens Home in Khayelitsha from 2012-2014. She has participated in group exhibitions locally and internationally and currently works as an artist and a Visual Arts teacher.
Nqaba engages with issues around migration and its effect on human interaction. She is also interested in current affairs and how this affect citizens, especially within a South African context. Furthermore, she is interested in Arts education and curriculum development for the disadvantaged. She works with both photography and performance art.