Derrick Vusumuzi Nxumalo

Derrick Vusimusi Nxumalo was born in Dumisa near Scottburgh in 1962. A former gardener, miner and waiter, he added politician in 2003, when he was elected as councillor for the district of Dududu in KwaZulu-Natal. A self-taught artist, he has adopted an exploratory approach to his technique and subject matter. Initially he drew detailed landscapes with ball-point and felt-tipped pens and now also works in acrylic paint.

Nxumalo has participated in exhibitions in South African and abroad, including the Spier Contemporary 2010, the Standard Bank Arts Festival, the Durban Art Gallery, the Zabalaza Art Festival, Oxford, UK, the Arnolfi Gallery, London, L’Altra Contemporaneous, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, The KZNSA, Durban and the African Art Centre, Durban.

His work is represented in numerous major art collections.


Exhibitions at the KZNSA

Vivid Lurid
KZNSA Mezzanine Gallery
The South African Art, Culture, Economy & Tourism