Thabiso Gcwensa

Thabiso is an illustrator from Durban whose work focusses mostly on portraits.

Thabiso Gcwensa is a 25-year-old illustrator from Durban. He studied branding, communication and web design at Thekwini College. Heis passionate about doing portraits.

His most popular work, which was featured in online publications in Nigeria and India, is called Iphara. The work mostly in tones of black, red and yellow featured the face of a man with the top of his head covered in a red and yellow to illustrate the turmoil that young addicts go through. With only four years in the industry, Thabiso has already worked with local celebrities including Heavy K, DJ Bongz and Kagiso Madupe.