‘Arts sector not yet viable career choice’
no longer a battle of the sexes but everyone is at liberty to pursue what he or she feels confident in.”
She, however, draws inspiration from such female artists as Agnes Cecile (Silvia Pelissero) from Italy.
Sephelane said her biggest challenge in her work is communicating effectively and not inadvertently passing on a different message from the intended one.
“People interpret paintings and drawings in different ways, so the important factor is ensuring that your work serves the purpose you had intended it to, because if it passes on a different message it becomes art without purpose,” she said.
“I have realised that the perfection of art depends on how often one practices and the amount of dedication. This was evident when preparing for last week’s exhibition as we had to put a lot of effort in the preparations with a lot of sleepless nights involved.”
Sephelane also paid tribute to her colleagues, Nkone Chaka and Nthabiseng Mphaka, with whom she worked on the exhibition.
mPho sephelane working on one of her paintings.