Born 1975 in Umlazi, Durban Mbili participated in a 1 year art programme at the BAT Centre, Durban.
In 2006 he entered the Absa L'atelier competition, and his work was selected for the semi-finals and exhibited in Johannesburg. In 2007 he was a finalist in the Nivea Start Art Awards presented at the KZNSA Gallery.
His third solo exhibition entitled Inhlabathi Yase Africa opened at the KZNSA Gallery in June 2010.
Exhibitions at the KZNSA
The Spirit of the New Generation
Inhlabathi Yase Africa (Touch African Soil)