Zhi Zulu


Zhi Zulu is a Gold craft Loerie award-winning illustrator from the beautiful city of Johannesburg.

Zulu loves to tell stories through illustration and completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Communication at the Open Window Institute. Zulu has worked previously as a graphic designer and illustrator and is the sole-owner of a freelance illustration studio called Zuluvisual.

“I make work that eludes to the investigation of my culture. I am a proud Zulu and I enjoy making contemporary visual representations of what I understand is relevant to current society. I have a clear vision of what impact I want to make through my art. Aside from enticing others to discover the rich uniqueness of their own culture, my goal is to influence the education sector by integrating my culture-inspired illustrations with the visual methods of teaching literacy South Africa.”

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