Phumzile Dlamini


1991-1996: Textile Design Diploma and Post School education (Former M L Sultan Technikon)

1996: Development Management and Computer (University of Durban Westville) Postgraduate Diploma,

2001:    Museum and Heritage Studies (Museology University of Cape Town in conjunction with

Robben   Island and Western Cape University)

2006: Art Administration- Project Management (Karen& Isaac company)

2004: Cultural Diversity Course (Mthimkhulu International Company– Learner ship)

2009: BA Degree (Major –Archaeology &    Anthropology, History of Art),

2010: Marketing Management Certificate- University of South Africa (UNISA)

1996: short course, Printing (Etching, Lithography, Silkscreen and Jewellery Design- Caversham Press

1994: Basic Ballet dance -Playhouse Company (NAPAC)



1996- 2004:      Durban Art Gallery- Education and Outreach Officer

2007- 2010:      Local History (Maritime Museum) – Education Officer

2011-2012:      Durban Art Gallery Exhibition Curator

2013-2015:      Amafa- KwaZulu Cultural Museum- Collections Manager

2015- up to date Carnegie Art Gallery- Art Curator



1989-2018: Exhibitions, Exchange Program and Prizes                                    

KZN:   African Art Centre, Bat Centre, Durban Art Gallery, Tatham Art Gallery, Durban University of Technology, Robben Island Museum, Margate Art Gallery, eMpangeni  Historical Museum, Art Space, Carnegie Art Gallery, Phansi Museum.

ML Sultan Technikon“Portrait of the new President- Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela”

Western Cape:  Cape Town National Library.

Cape Town: Third Prize- “Madam & Eve imitation competition”

Pretoria: South African Historical Museum

Mauritius: Mahatma Gandhi Institute. International Triennial exhibition.

Textile design students exchange program

Uruguay: World Textile Art Biennale.

Spar medal female marathon 10 km in Durban

Albert Luthuli Museum marathon 21km medal.

Beaddex ambassador Sandton, Gauteng.

Founder of Durban Art Gallery Women’s Day Annual art exhibition “IziKhwepha Zethu”.

Co –Founder of Golden Scenario,and Annual Heritage Durban Art Gallery

Participated in National art competition “King Cetshwayo” at Tatham Art Gallery.

Curated various local art exhibitions in KZN and collaboration travelling exhibitions that involves artists from Mozambique,

Zimbabwe, UAE, Nigeria. E.g Three Parts More Harmony, Heritage Social cohesion,



Tatham Art Gallery, Caversham Press, Manzi 7 Associates, Mahatma Gandhi Institute Mauritius and private individuals’ collectors from America, Germany and Netherlands.

Exhibitions at the KZNSA

Main Gallery