Philani Luthuli

Philani Luthuli

Artists details

Philani Luthuli

Luthuli is eager to explore in order to expand his knowledge and sharpen his talent. At a young age, he became inspired by African heritage, wild life, landscapes and different style of living in South Africa. He specializes mostly in painting and drawing but does explore other mediums and forms such as ceramics, textile, wood cut print, murals and award (trophy) designing.

His works have exhibited at most of the art galleries in Durban as well as at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo (China), Russia (Moscow) along Makhaya Art & Culture development programme. In 2008, he worked as a visual art facilitator at The BAT Centre and the Durban Art Gallery. He has also done a lot of commission work including University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) 2010 Commemoration Cultural Awards, Portrait of Nelson Mandela for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.