Chuma MaweniBH Ceramicist moulding a name locally and abroad

Chuma Maweni’s award-winning works known for sleek, contemporary aesthetic

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His work has been shown in New York, Miami, Johannesburg and Cape Town’s hip Silo district, but Eastern Cape ceramic artist Chuma Maweni says fame is simply a by-product of his craft.

Like other Eastern Cape artists and sculptors who got their first taste of fashioning sticky river clay into whimsical shapes with their young fingers, Port Elizabeth-born Maweni, 44, also made clay bulls and livestock sculptures alongside rivers at his rural village home near Mthatha...

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