VISUAL ARTIST EXCHANGES CAMERA WITH A PENCIL.

Daniel Moleele is a 27-year-old Photographer and Visual artist, from Pretoria, Atteridgeville. He describes himself as a very determined and passionate visual artist and photographer. He is known for engaging photography and possess visual artistic skills. The artist is deeply passionate about being creative and using imagination combined with skills to create impressive visual and audible work of art.

Daniel’s visual art career started when he was doing grade 2. He has shared that nothing can stop him from achieving his goal which is being the best visual artist in South Africa “I began drawing when I was doing Grade 2,  I would normally draw whenever I am bored. When time went by, I lost interest in drawing because at home I didn’t have any inspiration to pursue visual art” he said.

Moleele is originally from Limpopo in Thlona, and relocated to Pretoria after Matric, that’s when he realised that being a visual artist has always been in his genes because when he relocated to Pretoria, he got exposed to artwork that made him realize that being a visual artist is what he wanted to be since childhood.

Apart from being a Visual artist, Daniel was a musician and a photographer, when he first came to Pretoria, he went to a Music school and later he had to drop out due to insufficient tuition fees. Then he started to mark his territory by pursuing photography in 2017 until today “When I got to Pretoria after my matric, I went to study music at Mc Arts Academy, later I had to drop out because I did not have school fees, Then I decided to begin with the photography career”.

He has a dream of becoming the greatest Visual artist in Mzansi  and have his own studio “I want to be perfect in  my crafts, have my own studio and I want my artwork to inspire many.” He said. #ladi_jaja?

By: Mbali Mabena.

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