Vulindlela Nyoni was born in Chilimanzi, Zimbabwe in 1976 and attained a Bachelor of Arts in the Fine Arts from the then University of Natal in 1998 and a Masters in fine Arts from the now University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2006. His Masters thesis was entitled “Representations of ‘other’ in selected South African artworks: Re-membering the black male body”.
Apart from being a practicing artist, Nyoni also lectures in Printmaking, Drawing, Digital imaging and Photography at the Centre for Visual Art, University of KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg). His main interests lie in the politics of representation and self-representation as exploration of personal narrative through print media.
2009: Earthbound (solo exhibition), Printmakers’ Gallery, Arkansas State University
2009: form>FUNKTION, (solo exhibition), Art Space Berlin, Germany
2008: Centre for Visual Art Staff annual exhibition, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg
2008: Diminutive, group exhibition of contemporary miniatures, Art Space, Durban.
2008: Feet in the clouds, group show Breytenbach Centre, Wellinton, Cape Town
2008: Print 08, group exhibition of contemporary printmaking, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town.
2007: Border Crossings Portfolio, participant in International portfolio exhibition shown at New Frontiers in Printmaking Conference. 3/10/07
2007: Centre for Visual Art Staff annual exhibition, 6/11/07. Newcastle, South Africa