Good Journey Development Foundation cordially invites you to the Opening Reception for Zulu Basket Weaving Artists Beauty Ngxongo and her daughter Thulile at the Exodus Gallery on Thursday, July 6, 2017  from 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

Beauty Ngxongo is an exceptional artist from KwaZulu Natal in South Africa and winner of the South African National Best Artist award.  Ngxongo passed down the tradition of Zulu basketry to her daughter Thulile Ngxongo at the age of 8.  

When South African Beauty Ngxongo creates a basket, it is more than a beautiful work of art; it is an expression of the Zulu culture.  Beauty Ngxongo is an exceptional artist from KwaZulu Natal in South Africa and winner of the South African National Best Artist award. Her works are published in books, magazines and part of permanent collections of museums and art galleries, including the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

 

Ngxongo passed down the tradition of Zulu basketry to her daughter Thulile at the age of 8. Thulile professionally began basket weaving after finishing high school and will have her works of art on display with her mother for the two week exhibit.

 

The Ngxongo Basket Weaving Exhibit will be displayed at the Exodus Gallery, 5075 Delmar Avenue from July 6th, thru July 20th, 2017.

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